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Workman Launches Campaign to Support Indie Bookstores

Workman Publishing has launched a campaign to encourage readers to buy books from their local independent bookstore this holiday season, under the slogan. "Shop Local NOW, So You Can Shop Local FOREVER." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Can #BlackoutBestsellerList be the reckoning the publishing industry needs?

The social media campaign could force publishers to focus on black writers by encouraging readers to buy their booksCould the New York Times’ Best Seller book list ever be filled entirely by black authors?As industries undergo reckonings around race, in the wake of international demonstrations... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstores to Support Now

Activists across the United States are encouraging book lovers who want to show support for the ongoing protests against police violence to buy books from black-owned and African-American focused bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How you can support bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Though most bookstores are closing their doors to the public, you can still buy books from them! And because you believe in our shared responsibility to preserve the wellbeing of those most vulnerable among us, you’re staying home and reading books, right? This past weekend saw many book people... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-16 19:01:49 UTC ]
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A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’

Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children's book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend. The post A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-19 05:30:11 UTC ]
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Microsoft stops selling ebooks, offers refunds to customers

If you have been using the Microsoft Store as your point of purchase for ebooks, you're going to have to start shopping elsewhere. Microsoft has ditched the Books category from the store, and this means that not only will it not be possible to buy books from the Microsoft Store, but also that... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why you should surround yourself with more books than you’ll ever have time to read

An overstuffed bookcase (or e-reader) says good things about your mind. Lifelong learning will help you be happier, earn more, and even stay healthier, experts say. Plus, plenty of the smartest names in business, from Bill Gates to Elon Musk, insist that the best way to get smarter is to read.... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Budget leaves schools struggling to buy books, warn librarians

School librarians have reacted with dismay to the Budget news that schools are to receive a one-off payment of £400m, telling The Bookseller that schools will continue to struggle to buy books for their pupils. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Christmas, don't give books to non-readers

For bibliophiles, it is tempting to buy books as presents to ‘fix’ people who don’t read – but this is snobbery of the worst kindYou’re making a list, you’re checking it twice, and your fall-back position will be a nice book or two for friends and family to unwrap on Christmas Day. Everybody... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft will pay you $5 to buy an ebook -- even if your selection costs less than that

As the owner of a Kindle, I normally get all my ebooks from Amazon. It is a great experience, as not only can I read the book on my e-reader, but thanks to the Kindle app, my smartphone and tablet too. Quite frankly, I never considered getting an electronic book anywhere else. If you are a... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop to give Harry Potter 'eighth story' profits to schools

The Big Green Bookshop is to donate all profits from the sales of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) to local schools to enable them to buy books for their libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Case for Very Short Novels

"I've never met a reader who doesn't like short novels. Most people don't buy books by weight. If you do, you're reading the wrong article." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones’ Buy Books for Syria campaign surpasses half-way mark

Waterstones has hit the half-way point in its Buy Books for Syria campaign, having raised £500,000 through book sales to help those affected by the conflict in the Middle East. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Buy Books for Syria campaign a 'great success'

Waterstones has said its 'Buy Books For Syria' campaign has already been a “great success” after first few days. While the company could not yet give sales figures for how many titles customers had been bought under the appeal, Sandra Taylor, head of PR and events at Waterstones, said it... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK authors join together with #BuyBooksForSyria

Profits from all books marked with the 'Buy Books for Syria' sticker in any of Waterstones' 280 UK locations will be part an initiative to raise one million pounds for Syrian refugees.. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Catholics Flock to L.A. Congress to Buzz about Francis, Buy Books

The loss of Image Books, Pope Francis's popularity with both liberals and conservatives, and the lack of high-profile female speakers were top subjects at L.A. Congress, the nation’s largest annual gathering of Roman Catholics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Delhi World Book Fair Reaches One Million Consumers

The 9-day New Delhi World Book Fair drew more than 1,100 exhibitors and a million visitors to buy books at what has become one of Asia's key book fairs. The post New Delhi World Book Fair Reaches One Million Consumers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson backs prize to fund school libraries

Author James Patterson is donating £50,000 to a new prize that will fund school libraries. The World Book Day Award, launched today (9th January), offers schools in the UK and Ireland the chance to win money to buy books from local bookshops to stock their libraries. Six lump sums are on up for... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Looking for an Indie Bookstore? Look No Further!

Writer Kate Brittain has created a one-stop database of America's independent bookstores, Better Place to Buy Books. She estimates that there are over 2,300 indie bookstores in the USA. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MIP 2014: On Digital Books and the New Subscription Economy

New research on subscription ebook models from BISG shows publishers are still reticent, while consumers who embrace the model continue to buy books. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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