7 Books That Epitomize Bookseller Noir

Noir has long been obsessed with books—books as objects, as evidence, as repositories of the past, and occasionally as glimpses into other worlds of possibility. It’s no wonder, then, that booksellers often turn up in fiction, and especially in mystery. There’s something intoxicating about the turn a story takes when the characters walk into a […] The post 7 Books That Epitomize Bookseller Noir appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals: May 7, 2022

The best YA ebook deals, sponsored by the audiobook of I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston.`the audiobook of I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: No Matter Where You Live, There's a Book for There: TK# Picks from Booksellers

Booksellers from across the country share standout books with strong regional ties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In Qatar, Booksellers Face Book-By-Book Censorship Bottleneck

All books submitted for sale in Qatar must been approved by the Ministry of Culture even if the same book has already been approved for another retailer. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bookselling Spotlight: Third Eye Books

We talk with Michelle Lewis and Charles Hannah, who own and operate Third Eye Books, a store in Portland, Ore., focused on anti-racism and social justice titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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7 Books Set in Pakistan

On her first day at an American high school, the protagonist of my novel, Hira, faces a dilemma. She considers herself well-read, but as she rifles through a thick textbook in her English Literature class, she realizes that none of the American authors in there are familiar to her. It is 2010,... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Love the Smell of Old Books? This Bookseller Would Like You to Leave.

In his grouchy, funny memoir, “A Factotum in the Book Trade,” Marius Kociejowski writes about what a good bookstore should feel like, famous customers he’s served and more. Continue reading at The New York Times

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111 Queer Books Recommended by Librarians, Booksellers, and Authors

While we celebrate queer literature and history all year long at Lit Hub dot com, we also love a good book list. This year, in honor of Pride, we reached out to some of our favorite librarians, booksellers, and authors and asked them about the queer books they find themselves recommending over... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Bookselling Spotlight: Capital Books

We talk with Ross and Heidi Rojek, who opened Capital Books in downtown Sacramento, Calif., in spring 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookselling Spotlight: Mitzi’s Books

We talk with Mary Ackland, retail manager of Mitzi’s Books in Rapid City, S.Dak. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Riot’s SFF Deals for March 7, 2022

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Bookselling Spotlight: Soul Book Nook

Waterloo, Iowa’s Soul Book Nook is the first and only Black-owned indie in a state where, according to the most recent U.S. Census, less than 4% the population identifies as African American. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 7, 2022

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Rob Pope, Georgia Pritchett, and Richie Hofmann. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 7, 2022

Teen paperback love, how to be brilliant, and more of the best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot. Continue reading at Book Riot

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7 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Read

Seven books comb through history, travel to distant planets and imagine our A.I. future. Continue reading at The New York Times

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7 beautiful books that transport you to the worlds of Bond, Tolkien, Spider-Man and beyond

Critic Michael Dirda picks illustrated books that won’t just sit on your coffee table. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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

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Bookselling Spotlight: The Dog Eared Book

The Dog Eared Book hosts few author events and has no local school partnerships or large initiatives underway. But as it approaches its seventh anniversary, the Palmyra, N.Y., store represents something rare in American bookselling today: it is simply a bookstore, and a highly successful one at... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Booksellers Hit the Books

A newly launched professional bookseller certification program aims to boost indie bookselling skills. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Gorman Book's Price Hike Startles Booksellers

Penguin Random House surprised booksellers yesterday with the announcement that Amanda Gorman's forthcoming volume 'Call Us What We Carry' would be double the anticipated length, and that the price will be raised by $5. PRH said it will “honor the original price for all customers who pre-ordered... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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