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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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Fall Regional Shows Get High Attendance—and High Marks

This fall's independent bookstore regional trade shows started off last week with two big virtual fairs held by three organizations—and did so swimmingly. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Revue: A Bookstore For Everyone

Take a tour of an independent bookstore and community hub, Book Revue, the largest independent bookstore on Long Island. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-23 10:38:00 UTC ]
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A Different Kind of Independent Bookstore Day

More than 600 stores participated in this year’s event on August 29, held months after its usual date due to the pandemic, and saw booksellers, largely unable to host in-store events, finding creative ways to connect with their communities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are 20 new books coming to an indie near you this week.

This past weekend was Independent Bookstore Day! I hope you used it as an excuse to buy all the books your beautiful nerd heart desired. (Me? Yes, despite the fact that I had frequented two of my favorite indies the weekend prior, I returned to my local Greenlight for a copy of this year’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-01 13:45:29 UTC ]
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Check out this gorgeous illustrated map of Black-owned bookshops across the country.

Happy Independent Bookstore Day! As part of its guide to Black-owned bookshops in the US, O, The Oprah Magazine created an illustrated map of some of the highlights, and it’s really delightful. The team also asked writers like Tayari Jones, Kiley Reid, and Clint Smith where they like to shop;... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-28 17:29:48 UTC ]
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This Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day: no better time to stock up on books.

Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow, August 29th, is Independent Bookstore Day. This year, the festivities will be both online and in-person at 600+ local bookstores around the country, starting tonight with a conversation between Mary Norris and Ann Goldstein about Elena Ferrante’s The Lying... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-28 17:01:59 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

With this year’s Independent Bookstore Day occurring at a particularly rough time for booksellers, the iconic Powell’s Books in Portland has decided to make a statement and stop selling through Amazon. In a statement, owner Emily Powell notes that the occasion, this year, feels “especially... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-27 19:29:44 UTC ]
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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 With These Official Online Events

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 with a host of online events, including author panels and drawing demonstrations. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-27 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Stores Making Covid-19 Independent Bookstore Day Adjustments

Independent Bookstore Day is going to be a quite different celebration of books and authors this year. While some bookstores are organizing hybrid festivities, at least one is holding a completely virtual event. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day This Saturday

This year's Independent Bookstore Day is taking place on Saturday, August 29. More than 600 stores are participating in the day, which will feature a day-long lineup of virtual events for both children and adults. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 Virtually: Four Meaningful Things You Can Do From Home

Meaningful ways to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 from the comforts of your home. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-14 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Confederate monument enthusiasts targeted my store—and it comically backfired.

I purchased an independent bookstore in Salisbury, North Carolina just six months ago, after taking leave from my career as a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State. After tours in Afghanistan, India, and other cities overseas, I was eager to give my four-year-old daughter... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 17:42:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookstore Tattered Cover thinks speaking out is “a slippery slope.” Twitter does not agree.

On Saturday, Denver’s beloved independent bookstore Tattered Cover released a statement “about recent events,” asserting their support for Black Lives Matter, but also defending their silence and explaining that to align the bookstore with any “public debate” is a “slippery slope.” Bookstore... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-08 13:56:08 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Pandemic Dispatches Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has made... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Cultural Cross Sections Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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Running an Independent Bookstore in a Conservative City

Running an independent bookstore in a conservative city is a unique challenge and an opportunity. Jenny Kinne runs Books and Mortar in West Michigan. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-03 10:40:37 UTC ]
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What Happens to Powell’s Books When You Can’t Browse the Aisles?

The enormous independent bookstore in Portland, Ore., became an unlikely tourist attraction. Now that it’s shut, Emily Powell, the chief executive, is having to rethink the books business. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-29 17:31:21 UTC ]
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A Virtual Evening with Emma Straub and Judy Blume

Emma Straub and her husband own Books Are Magic, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York. Four years ago, Judy Blume and her husband, George Cooper, longing for a bookstore in Key West where they live, founded the independent, non-profit Books & Books @ The Studios. Tonight, the two... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-18 21:00:58 UTC ]
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