BEA 2015: Bookstore of the Year: Books & Books

In the late 1970s, Mitchell Kaplan dropped out of law school in Washington, D.C., with the dream of opening an independent bookstore in South Florida, where he grew up. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Books Inc is PW's Bookstore of the Year

Having weathered every challenge possible since its 1851 founding, Books Inc. demonstrates its commitment to bookselling, even in difficult circumstances. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: 10 Books to Grab at BEA

With so many galleys flooding the BEA show floor, it’s hard to know which ones to choose. Here are 10 of our favorites, with excerpts from PW reviews. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA, LéaLA, and Expolit Book Fairs Highlight Books in Spanish: Spanish Publishing 2015

Book fairs have become much more aware of the purchasing power of the Hispanic population in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Black Bookstore Selling Out of Books For First Time in 30 Years: Critical Linking, June 14, 2020

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PW’s Bookstore of the Year: Boulder Book Store

If a bookstore takes the name of the city in which it resides, it had better reflect the values and character of its hometown. Boulder Book Store, PW’s 2018 Bookstore of the Year, does just that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Boulder Book Store Named 2018 PW Bookstore of the Year; Mesjak Rep

The innovative Colorado bookstore is the 26th recipient of the PW Bookstore of the Year Award. Among the store's firsts, it is the first store to buy on Edelweiss and one of the first to offer consignment sections by publisher. John Mesjak with Abraham Associates was named this year's PW Sales... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Athens Named World Book Capital as 118-Year-Old Bookstore Closes

Athens learns it's UNESCO's World Book Capital 2018 and that its largest bookstore, the 118-year-old Eleftheroudakis, is going under. The post Athens Named World Book Capital as 118-Year-Old Bookstore Closes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BEA 2016: E-book Sales Fell 13% in 2015, Nielsen Reports

Unit sales of ebooks published by traditional publishers fell 13% in 2015 compared to 2014, said Kempton Mooney of Nielsen during a Thursday panel aimed at examining different publishing markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books Inc. Named 2016 PW Bookstore of the Year; Solomon Rep

In a California sweep, both 165-year-old Books Inc., the oldest bookstore in the West, and Lise Solomon with the Karel/Dutton Group took this year’s PW Awards, which will be presented at BookExpo America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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After Eight Year Slump, 2015 Bookstore Sales Rise

Bookstores sales rose 2.5% in 2015, marking the first time since 2007 that sales in the sector were up over the previous year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books of the Year 2015: newspaper round-up

In our third annual Best of the Best round-up, The Bookseller takes a broad look at which titles are gathering consistent mentions as highlights of the year in publishing in newspapers' "Best of 2015" lists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mandy Hager wins 2015 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year

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BEA 2015: Wild at Heart: Animal Fantasy in Children's Books

Lev Grossman, 'Time' magazine's book critic, was an informed and enthusiastic moderator for the May 29th BEA panel on animal fantasy in children's books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015:WNDB Advocates for Diverse Books

We Need Diverse Books marked its first anniversary with a BEA panel of diverse authors who advocated for booksellers to stock and handsell diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Editors Buzz About Middle Grade Books

Editors gathered at BEA Friday morning to share their favorite middle-grade books for fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Europa Editions Marks 10 Years

The last time indie publisher Europa Editions had a booth at BEA was in 2011, according to editor-in-chief Michael Reynolds. Last year, the house exhibited as part of the Translation Market, and, he recalls, “we enjoyed the energy.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: For E-books in Libraries, Obstacles Remain

A Thursday afternoon panel was officially named "The Power of Partnerships," but as moderator Keith Michael Fiels, executive director of the American Library Association suggested, it should have been called "E-books: The Continuing Saga." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Coach House Books

Along a downtown Toronto laneway (back alley) named after Canadian poet bpNichol, an eight-line poem is carved into the concrete that leads you to Coach House Books, an independent publisher founded 50 years ago by artist Stan Bevington. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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