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Belarus has banned the sale of 1984.

In very 1984 news, Belarus has banned the sale of 1984. Belarusian weekly newspaper, Nasha Niva, reported that security forces detained Andrei Yanushkevich, publisher and bookstore owner, and confiscated 200 books, with a  focus on 1984. Nasha Niva also reported that they had obtained a copy of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-20 14:23:20 UTC ]
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A bookstore owner’s petition to make Harriet Tubman Day a federal holiday is almost at 8,000 signatures.

A worthy cause for you this Thursday: a bookstore owner’s petition to make Harriet Tubman Day a federal holiday (and the first federal holiday named for an American woman) is at nearly 8,000 signatures, and you can add your name here. The petition was created by Jeannine Cook, owner of Harriet’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-05 16:26:12 UTC ]
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‘The Paris Bookseller’ honors the American woman who published ‘Ulysses’

Kerri Maher’s novel “The Paris Bookseller” celebrates the life of American Sylvia Beach, a bookstore owner who saw promise in James Joyce’s “Ulysses.” Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2022-01-11 20:01:10 UTC ]
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Meet the bookstore owner behind National Black Literacy Day.

Chicago’s only Black woman-owned bookstore opened in the summer of 2019. Over the past two years, Semicolon has served as a vital and vibrant cultural hub and gallery space. Last summer, as the coronavirus began to tear through our country and small businesses had to close their doors, Semicolon... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-12 16:25:48 UTC ]
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Read one bookstore owner’s impassioned call to help all independent bookstores.

As COVID cases surge to record numbers and Republicans flirt with a paper coup the future of the nation’s bookstores remains perilous. Yes, we all have a lot to worry about—but if you care about that unwieldy, amorphous thing called literary culture, please spare a moment (or a dollar) to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-10 16:14:32 UTC ]
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How One Book Biz Insider Is Getting Books to Prisoners

W.W. Norton's Liveright imprint publicity director Peter Miller moonlights as a bookstore owner in Brooklyn—and he's working with Books Through Bars to get books into the hands of the imprisoned. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet Ed Vaughn, an understated Black Power icon and former bookstore owner.

It was my best case scenario. Not only did Edward Vaughn pick up the phone, but he was willing and eager to speak. At 85 years old, he had way more energy than me, 60 years his junior, when I called him earlier this week. (An unfortunate cocktail of technological failure and fanboyish... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-25 14:02:32 UTC ]
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John Grisham Returns to Camino Island, This Time in Hurricane Season

In “Camino Winds,” a bookstore owner and two other characters team up to solve a murder and the mystery behind it. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-28 01:32:18 UTC ]
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Sheltering: Emma Straub’s Book Feels Like a ‘Fantasy Novel’ Now

On this episode of Sheltering, bookstore owner and author Emma Straub speaks with Maris Kreizman about her new novel, All Adults Here. Straub talks about the support that’s poured in for her bookstore (Books Are Magic) and how best to support our local institutions right now. She also discusses... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-23 19:00:30 UTC ]
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This dying bookstore has a proposal for NYC: Just treat us like you treated Amazon

Book Culture, based in the same Queens neighborhood where Amazon wanted to set up shop, says it will be forced to close if the city or state doesn’t offer assistance. In New York City’s Long Island City neighborhood, down the road from where Amazon tried (and failed) to build a “second... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-26 15:56:45 UTC ]
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Barbershop Books Gets NBF's $10K Reading Prize

Expanded into a full day conference, the NBF's Why Reading Matters awarded its $10,000 Innovations in Reading Prize to Alvin Irby of Barbership Books and featured a keynote address by novelist and new bookstore owner, Emma Straub. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carla Hayden, Louise Erdrich Win WNBA Awards

The librarian of Congress and the novelist, poet, and bookstore owner have been named the winners of the 2017 WNBA Awards. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ann Patchett calls out Amazon

In a speech at BookExpo America, the author and bookstore owner said Amazon 'wants to kill us.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Disney 'Furious' at NBC for Breaking Embargo on Kennedy Book

Disney execs are “furious” that the world exclusive on the embargoed Jackie Kennedy book and audiotapes was broken by NBC, and not ABC, according to the New York Post’s Keith Kelly. Both ABC and the book’s publisher, Hyperion, are owned by Disney. The book, “Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2011-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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