130-Year-Old California Bookstore Seeks Buyer

Vroman’s is a community landmark in Pasadena, Calif. Now, its longtime owner says he’s ready to turn over the reins. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-02-08 14:22:44 UTC ]
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130-Year-Old California Bookstore Seeks Buyer

Vroman’s is a community landmark in Pasadena, Calif. Now, its longtime owner says he’s ready to turn over the reins. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-02-08 14:22:44 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Writer’s Block Bookstore

In the past decade, Writer’s Block, which sells new books for both adults and children, has become a literary hub of the Greater Orlando metro area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore and Gallery

Cofounded in Calle 24, San Francisco’s Latino cultural district, in 2021, the bookstore specializes in radical literature, poetry, and Spanish-language titles, and embodies the Mission District’s storied revolutionary spirit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

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Children’s Bookstore Makes the Shortlist for PW Bookstore of the Year

For the first time in the nearly 25-year history of the PW Bookstore of the Year Awards, a children’s only bookstore, Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, was named one of five finalists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Number of Independent Bookstores in the U.S. Has Doubled in the Last 8 Years

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ABA Seeks to Add Bookstores to FTC Lawsuit Against Amazon

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024: Warwick’s

This year’s top honor goes to a 128-year-old store that is beloved by its community, plays host to vibrant literary events for authors large and small, and serves as an anchor business for the Village of La Jolla, Calif. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Red Balloon Bookshop

The Red Balloon, founded in 1984 in St. Paul, Minn., specializes in books for children of all ages. It has been a community gathering space for decades. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Antigone Books

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Longest-running southern California newspaper closes after 168 years

Controversial owner Wendy McCaw has shut down Santa Barbara News-Press, which won Pulitzer prize in 1962The longest-running newspaper in southern California has ceased publication after filing for bankruptcy.The Santa Barbara News-Press has posted its last online edition after ceasing print... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Good news: there are more bookstores in the US this year than last.

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[ Literrary Hub | 2023-05-22 15:55:36 UTC ]
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In a virtual awards show, 'PW' editorial director Jim Milliot named Midtown Scholar in Harrisburg, Pa., the Bookstore of the Year and PRH's Emily Bates the Sales Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW's 2023 Bookstore, Rep of the Year Nominations Open

Authors, booksellers, publishers, distributors, and others with ties to the book industry are invited to nominate their favorite bookstores and sales representatives for PW's annual Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year Awards. Deadline for submissions is March 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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London’s Al Saqi Bookstore Is Closing, Ending a 44-Year Run

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The president of the Louisiana Association of School Libraries speaks at a local library board meeting and met with harassment. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Waterstones buyers herald 'bumper year' and look forward to healthy 2022

Waterstones buyers have heralded 2021 as a "bumper year" for publishing and are looking forward a "healthy 2022". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-23 01:27:33 UTC ]
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Internet Archive Seeking 10 Years of Publisher Sales Data for Its Fair Use Defense

In their filing August 9, IA lawyers insist the sales data is crucial to its fair use defense in a lawsuit filed last year, while the plaintiff publishers have balked at the extraordinary request. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Area man hangs on to dream, reopens bookstore after 25 years.

Well, this is kind of heartwarming. A full quarter-century after shuttering his old store in Bloomington, Indiana, Rick Morgenstern has opened what suddenly becomes the state’s largest independent bookstore. The reboot of the eponymous store has been in the works for years and is reopening in a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-28 18:29:10 UTC ]
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