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A Publisher's Tour of Texas Bookstores

After limiting his trips to independent bookstores during the pandemic, Europa Editions's editor-in-chief Michael Reynolds recently concluded a whirlwind tour of stores in the Lone Star State. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookstore boom turns page to a more diverse America

The year 2021 saw a substantial increase in the number of independent bookstores in the United States. And a growing proportion of these stores is owned by individuals from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2022-06-17 15:44:11 UTC ]
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Shelf Talkers: The Bookshop in East Nashville, Tennessee

Shelf Talkers is a new series at Lit Hub where booksellers from independent bookstores around the country share their favorite reads of the moment. Here are recommendations from the staff at The Bookshop, a store in East Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 2016. * Kyle Lucia Wu, Win Me Something... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-11 08:51:17 UTC ]
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Margate Bookshop raises £3k in books for schools drive

The Margate Bookshop has collected almost £3,000 to buy books for local schoolchildren with plans to run the fundraiser as an ongoing scheme alongside other independent bookstores, potentially as part of a charity.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-23 07:48:13 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Powell’s Books

The current status of Powell’s Books, one of the largest and best-known independent bookstores in the country, is in flux. “It has been an incredibly difficult period,” said Emily Powell, 43, owner and president. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Another Pandemic Surprise: A Mini Indie Bookstore Boom

Though Covid-19 isn't going anywhere and challenges remain, new independent bookstores are opening up and doing well. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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You Won’t Find the Hardcover of Dave Eggers’s Next Novel on Amazon

“The Every,” a follow-up to his hit book “The Circle,” will be available in independent bookstores in October. The paperback will arrive just six weeks later, but the hardcover will remain exclusive to independent stores. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-09 14:00:08 UTC ]
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How Booksellers Were Complicit in the Resurgence of White Supremacy and the Rise of Donald Trump

When Sean Spicer was given prime billing at BookExpo America and Milo Yiannopoulos tried to publish a book with Simon & Schuster, I churned out 40 pages of text about free speech, white supremacy, and independent bookstores over the next several months, returning to it now and then as a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-27 08:54:54 UTC ]
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The Joy and Privilege of Growing Up in an Indie Bookstore

There are only about 2,000 or so independent bookstores in the United States, and I was lucky enough to grow up in one of them. In 1972, when books sold for around 75 cents, my mother Susan Little was a young hippie living in Newburyport, Massachusetts. She worked at the local bar, slinging... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-06 08:53:37 UTC ]
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PRH Starts Extended Payment Plan for Indie Bookstores

Penguin Random House will allow independent bookstores in the United States to take an additional month to pay their invoices to the publisher, the company announced on Wednesday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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12 new books to get from your local bookstore today.

In the mood for a little holiday shopping? You know what they say: November is the new December! Who says that? Independent bookstores that need your support now! So here are a dozen new books hitting shelves today. Go forth! * Ernest Cline, Ready Player Two (Ballantine) “This sequel, nine years... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 12:39:52 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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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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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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HBG Launches Indie Bookstore Assistance Program

Hachette Book Group is launching a new program to assist in the reopening of independent bookstores. The program is intended to help stores recover from the impact of Covid-19 on their businesses, as well as to aid them in reopening. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Debut Novels to Listen To in Quarantine

With the coronavirus pandemic keeping us indoors, early numbers suggest a surge in book sales. Audio and eBooks in particular have seen a sudden rise. It has also been a tough time for bookstores. Independent bookstores have had to move online, many offering free shipping to compete with Amazon... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-28 08:48:50 UTC ]
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A new app has details on how to support 600 independent bookstores right now.

The plight of independent bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic has brought an outpouring of public support—but, along with it, an often-overwhelming deluge of messaging about whom to support and how. A new app, Save Your Bookstore, is trying to pull more of it together in one place. Save... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-09 16:59:54 UTC ]
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Online Bookstore for Indies Reaches a New Milestone

Bookshop.org has reached a new milestone in generating revenue for independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-31 20:01:01 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org to share 30 percent of each purchase with bookstores impacted by coronavirus shutdowns.

Bookshop.org, an alternative to Amazon that shares proceeds from book sales with independent bookstores, will give more money to those stores in response to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on small businesses. Bookshop announced today that it would increase bookstore partners’ affiliate... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-18 15:09:12 UTC ]
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