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A new indie bookstore named for Octavia Butler is opening in the author’s hometown.

Here’s a piece of good literary news to start the year: a new independent bookstore named after the legendary Octavia E. Butler is opening in Pasadena, California, where the late Sci-Fi icon was born and raised. I took the leap and quit my job to open my very own bookstore. Octavia’s Bookshelf... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-03 17:31:27 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore in New York Launches Publishing Division

The Hudson Valley-based Golden Notebook Bookstore will launch its publishing press next year with author Abigail Thomas's memoir 'Still Life at 80: The Next Interesting Thing.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New audiobook platforms are launched to rival Amazon’s Audible

Spiracle will feature titles from independent presses, while last month, Spotify also began offering audiobooks to US customersA new audiobook platform which aims to create a “lovely, welcoming, independent bookstore kind of vibe” has launched, as audio giant Spotify also enters the fast-growing... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-03 18:09:30 UTC ]
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Franklin Fixtures Owners Open Bookstore in Tennessee

The owners of Franklin Fixtures, which supplies retail displays to bookstores, are opening a new independent bookstore and café named Plenty on Spring in Cookeville. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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One of the country’s oldest Black-owned bookstores is closing.

Los Angeles’ Eso Won Books has announced that they will be shutting their doors at the end of the year. Since the 1980s, this independent bookstore has dedicated itself to celebrating the voices of Black writers. They are known for their large selection of books on every subject relating to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-14 15:53:11 UTC ]
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Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day was held this past Saturday in both the U.S. and Canada. Booksellers were delighted with the return of the annual holiday celebrating bookselling, and turnout, they agreed, was excellent. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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$5 Audiobooks are On Sale at Libro.fm for Independent Bookstore Day

From April 25 to May 1, Libro.fm has a selection of audiobooks on sale for $5 each. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-25 15:56:05 UTC ]
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A Personal Catalogue of the World’s Most Storied Bookstores

Two decades ago, I wrote my very first novel while working at The Community Bookstore, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York. That job enabled me to complete my book, not just because of the flexible hours, but because the other staffers were all aspiring writers, and many of our... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-12 09:50:45 UTC ]
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WATCH: Tracy K. Smith and David Lehman Celebrate The Best American Poetry 2021

Founded in October 2009 by Rebecca Fitting and Jessica Stockton Bagnulo, Greenlight Bookstore is an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York. Combining the best traditions of the neighborhood bookstore with carefully curated, community-minded events, Greenlight has earned a reputation as a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-11 09:49:39 UTC ]
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Rock Stars and Author Trading Cards: Tales from a Decade of Bookstore Events

For more than 20 years, I worked at the Booksmith, an independent bookstore located in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco. For half that time, I ran the events program. I worked with publishers in selecting authors, creating a monthly schedule, and banging the drum to make sure... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-24 08:50:35 UTC ]
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Yiyun Li on “Decanting” War and Peace

Founded in October 2009 by Rebecca Fitting and Jessica Stockton Bagnulo, Greenlight Bookstore is an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York. Combining the best traditions of the neighborhood bookstore with carefully curated, community-minded events, Greenlight has earned a reputation as a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-02 08:53:12 UTC ]
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Biblioasis Launches Bookseller Series

The Ontario-based publisher and independent bookstore has soft-launched a series of chapbooks by booksellers, for booksellers, aimed at sparking discussion and debate about important issues in the trade. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day

On Saturday, April 24, 749 bookstores in all 50 states participated in bookselling's biggest yearly celebration. Here are some highlights of the day, in pictures. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These bookstores are the best in the country at supporting indie lit.

In advance of Independent Bookstore Day on April 24, the Community of Literary Magazines & Presses has put together a map of 140 bookstores that give special support to independent publishers. The list, which was compiled by recommendations from CLMP members, isn’t exhaustive, of course, but... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-23 14:00:20 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day Adapts to Covid

Independent Bookstore Day, administered by the American Booksellers Association, takes place this coming Saturday, April 24. More than 740 stores are participating and booksellers are adjusting to the times, moving many events outdoors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Indie Bookstores That Started Book Subscriptions or Personalized Care Packages to Survive the Pandemic

A round up of independent bookstore subscription services and care packages created to help these indies survive the pandemic. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-23 11:39:00 UTC ]
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The new COVID trend? Apparently, it’s buying rare books.

Ah, tradition! Just as Shakespeare wrote King Lear in quarantine, in this quarantine, rich people are buying copies of King Lear for $10,000,000. While independent bookstores are struggling during COVID—according to the American Booksellers Association, more than one independent bookstore has... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-09 17:44:18 UTC ]
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The 19 best books ‘Fast Company’ staffers read during quarantine—and the indie bookstores where you can buy them

Independent bookstores are hurting as shoppers stay online. Pick up one of our staff picks to support bookstores throughout the U.S. Whether you’re diving into an engrossing period drama, reading up on the history of protests or pandemics, or escaping into a fantastical world, chances are you’ve... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-11-06 16:00:54 UTC ]
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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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Op-Ed: Buy from your independent bookstore now — or you may never be able to again

Vroman's Bookstore is just one of many independent bookstores in danger of closing as a result of the pandemic. It's not too late to save them. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-05 10:00:03 UTC ]
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