BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Invoicing Overhaul, Gentrification, and Sean Spicer among ABA’s Town Hall Topics

ABA CEO Oren Teicher urged booksellers to push American publishers to debut the centralized web-based invoicing program Batch, Josh Cook of Porter Square Books made a forceful declaration for booksellers to be more politically engaged, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo, ABA Offer BEX Travel Grants to Indie Booksellers

BookExpo and the American Booksellers Association have partnered on a program offering indie booksellers financial support to attend the annual book industry trade show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Sean Spicer: Road to Renown

What was it like for Sean Spicer to be President Donald Trump’s press secretary? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Children's Authors Tell Booksellers: 'We Are All Dreamers Here'

Emcee Jacqueline Woodson set the tone right away for Friday morning’s children’s book and authors breakfast at BookExpo, explaining, “Through our narratives, we’re trying to change this crazy world.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Camron Wright Owes It All to Indie Booksellers

Warning: Other authors may not want to read this story because it will make them want to tear their hair out. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Booksellers Share Their Hot Picks

Rounding up this year's big books of BookExpo, according to booksellers on the show floor, range from the former first lady's upcoming memoir to a work of autofiction written by a convicted bank robber. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Binc Launches Bookseller Scholarship in Memory of Carla Gray

The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation and the Friends of Carla Gray committee are introducing a scholarship to help an early-career bookseller learn more about the trade and to reinforce the ties between their store and the community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Authors Tell Booksellers, It's Best of Times, It's Worst of Times

BookExpo kicked off with the traditional adult book breakfast featuring three comedians, two novelists, and one history professor drawing laughs even while explaining how political and social upheavals inspire their writing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 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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BookExpo 2018: Reed Primes a “Reimagined” BookExpo

This year, the show organizer has instituted a number of changes to increase the interaction between book buyers and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winter Institute 2024: Bookselling Activists Call for Words and Deeds

At the ABA Community Forum, held at Winter Institute 2024 in Cincinnati on February 14, a developing coalition of booksellers spoke on behalf of Palestinians under fire in Gaza and advocated for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘The potential to undermine democracy’: European publishing trade bodies call for action on generative AI

Three organisations argue that more transparency is needed after research found AI models have been trained using pirated works by authors such as Zadie Smith and Stephen KingThree major European publishing trade bodies have urged the EU to “act now” on transparency over artificial intelligence... Continue reading at The Guardian

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CBLDF Calls for Collective Action

Jeff Trexler, interim director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, told PW that the book bans happening across the country were a topic of much conversation at San Diego Comic-Con. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Poison pens: leading writers call for overhaul of UK’s Society of Authors

Literary world riven by conflict as trade union is accused of inappropriately taking sides in culture warIt is a literary row that threatens to consume the very organisation set up to protect authors’ rights. And, in spite of the involvement of three prominent names in children’s books, it has... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bookseller, Former ABA Board President Gail See Dead at Age 94

Gail See, a Minneapolis-area bookseller for many years and a leader in Minnesota's literary community, who served as president of the ABA board from 1984-1986, has died at age 94. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Denounce ABA Promotion of Anti-Trans Book

The American Booksellers Association is facing withering criticism from booksellers after walking back its promotion of Abigail Shrier's anti-trans title 'Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters' to member bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA launches action group to improve diversity in bookselling

The Booksellers Association is launching an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Action Group, as part of its work to improve diversity within bookselling and the wider trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 15:18:27 UTC ]
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Bookselling Ireland calls for Taoiseach to make bookshops 'essential'

Bookselling Ireland has today (1st April) written to the Taoiseach to ask that bookshops be classed as "essential" retail and allowed to open, or be granted special dispensation to offer click and collect services. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-31 15:26:01 UTC ]
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Obama hails booksellers as he kicks off ABA Winter Institute

Barack Obama kicked off the American Booksellers Association (ABA) Winter Institute yesterday (18th February) by thanking bookstores for their work in passing on knowledge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-19 01:43:57 UTC ]
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