A Bookstore Turned “Travel Agency”; Chewy Celebrates Very Good Pets: Friday’s First Things First

Welcome to First Things First, Adweek's daily resource for marketers. We'll be publishing the content to First Things First on Adweek.com each morning (like this post), but if you prefer that it come straight to your inbox, you can sign up for the email here. A Bookstore Shocked Fans and Boosted Sales 200% With Its... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-05-01 10:45:39 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Letter From a Bookstore Turning Five During a Pandemic

May 2nd, 2020 Happy birthday to us. Little City Books opened May 2nd, 2015, a stunning spring day [click here for an account of that day, on this website]. It was Independent Bookstore Day. It was our city’s annual art and music festival. And it was the Kentucky Derby (I only remember that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-12 08:48:42 UTC ]
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The only thing better than books is bookstore t-shirts that support booksellers.

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[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 15:09:39 UTC ]
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Chang leaves The Good Literary Agency for David Higham

Niki Chang is leaving The Good Literary Agency (TLGA) to join David Higham Associates (DHA) in April as a literary agent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 09:01:20 UTC ]
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Bookstores Team Up to Turn Arizona Blue

Bookshop Santa Cruz in California and Changing Hands Bookstore in Arizona, have partnered in a drive to register Arizona voters and persuade them to vote Democrat in this year's presidential election. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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An ‘app whisperer’ teams up with time travelers in William Gibson’s ‘Agency’

The sequel to “The Peripheral” is full of cultural commentary, plus imagination and suspense. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-16 19:59:44 UTC ]
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The Tiny Traveling Bookstore that Wanders the French Countryside: Critical Linking, July 26th, 2019

Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Libro.FM. “Today, ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-26 10:30:14 UTC ]
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A chilling portrait of a smug, privileged neighborhood where things turn violent

‘Those People,’ by Louise Candlish is a delicious thriller about nastiness in a posh London suburb Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-19 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Jai triumphs over 200 entries to win Borough and Good Literary Agency prize

Sophie Jai's debut novel Wild Fires was selected out of 200 entries to win The Borough Press and The Good Literary Agency open submission. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 18:07:57 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes &... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 11:14:14 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 10:53:45 UTC ]
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(PHOTOS) Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25: A history in photos

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-05 17:38:09 UTC ]
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Making their Mark: Triple celebration in store as Hamilton comic book shop turns 30

There's a lot of work - and a lot of fun - involved in the business of selling comics, Chris Lander tells Mike Mather. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Borough Press and The Good Literary Agency open submissions for un-agented BAME writers

The Borough Press has teamed up with The Good Literary Agency to open submissions for un-agented BAME writers, with the one winning applicant set to secure a £10,000 publishing contract, agency representation and mentoring from writer Nikesh Shukla. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Good Agency inks first big-money deal

Jane Lawson at Transworld has won UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) to a “soaring” début, after triumphing in a six- publisher auction with a significant six-figure bid. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Photos: Japan’s Kinokuniya Company Opens Its First Bookstore in Cambodia

This week, we have views from the corporate headquarters of Kinokuniya, showing off its 30th world bookstore location, just opened in May as the company's first store in Cambodia. The post Friday Photos: Japan’s Kinokuniya Company Opens Its First Bookstore in Cambodia appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tahsin and Chang join The Good Literary Agency

The Good Literary Agency has made two new hires, Nicola Chang, of Aitken Alexander Associates and Arzu Tahsin, former publishing director of Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Travel market takes a wrong turn

Two years of growth were ended in 2017, with print sales dropping to an all-time low. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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