A Murky Crystal Ball for Booksellers

Indie booksellers had a solid 2021, but are uncertain as to what 2022 will hold. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Crystal Ball for Bookselling (shelftalker)

The bookselling landscape shifts and rumbles, and underlying concerns remain. What’s next? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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CONTEC Conference 2014: Big Data’s Crystal Ball

At the Frankfurt Book Fair's CONTEC conference, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger spoke about how big data can revolutionize publishers' products, services and insights. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bookselling Profile: Source Booksellers

Source Booksellers has been transformed from a small business serving its Detroit community to an indie with a global customer base. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller calls for authors to pen 'ode to booksellers'

The Bookseller is calling for authors to pen an “ode to booksellers” as part of a celebration of the trade during a time when high-street bookshops are unable to open their doors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booksellers! Apply for an International Bookselling Fellowship

Bookselling Without Borders is a global partnership of independent publishers that supports travel to international book fairs and residencies for booksellers. It is currently accepting applications for 2020 fellowships. BWB connects booksellers to the international book community through... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Midwest Booksellers Association Announces Bookseller Award

The new Midwest Bookseller of the Year award will honor excellence in bookselling and be awarded, annually, to a bookseller affiliated with any indie in the MIBA region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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International Booksellers Talk Shop in Sharjah

Hundred of booksellers from around the world have gathered in the U.A.E. emirate of Sharjah to discuss best practices and share experiences as part of the inaugural Sharjah Book Seller conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Authors and Booksellers Mobilize for Midterm Voters

Writers for Democratic Action, an organization of some 2,600 authors, is mobilizing its membership in a campaign called Book the Vote. WDA will facilitate nonpartisan voter registration for the 2022 midterm election, working with authors, bookstores, and libraries to educate voters about their... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling, Publishing Unions Make Progress

The employees at Greenlight Bookstores and Yours Truly stationery stores in Brooklyn unanimously ratified their first union contract after joining the RWDSU. Earlier this month, the NLRB rejected Duke University's challenge to the union formed by members of Duke University Press last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: Pacific Northwest Booksellers Stay Strong

Known for store-specific, unique curation, Pacific Northwest bookstores are flavored by their local environs. 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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Snow Days 2022: Booksellers Use Their Superpower in Cultural War

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys set the tone for the final afternoon of the ABA's new virtual conference for indie booksellers when she urged them to tap into their superpower: the ability to fight back against book bannings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Snow Days 2022: Booksellers Time Travel to 2032, Return Before Lunch

In the first event of ABA's Snow Days conference, game designer Jane McGonigal led more than 500 participants in a few rounds of “mental time travel,” in which she asked listeners, among other things, to peer 10 years ahead to everyone's collective future in bookselling, Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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