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, 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: 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: 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: 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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What Do Authors Owe to Indie Booksellers?

Sherman Alexie is encouraging authors to spend a day working in a bookstore handselling their own books, but some authors already feel overstretched. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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How a thriving indie bookseller is taking on Amazon's bricks-and-mortar insurgence

Ann Patchett reveals the route to her bestseller and how she'll battle Amazon. (Shop dogs help.) Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-31 20:02:20 UTC ]
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Fires and power outages plague California indie booksellers.

As the wildfire situation in California worsens—with power outages, road closures, red flag warnings, and mandatory evacuations occurring throughout the state—several independent bookstores have been forced to reduce operating hours, cancel events, and in some cases even close their doors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-30 17:00:29 UTC ]
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California Indie Booksellers Contend with Fires, Power Outages

Fires at opposite ends of California's coastal region, amplified by power outages, have closed a number of indie bookstores and displaced their employees, especially those in the San Francisco Bay Area and north. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers honor Ottessa Moshfegh, Jonathan Lethem and the Natural History Museum

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association honors 2019 award winners Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-02 01:12:51 UTC ]
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Canada's Indie Booksellers Are Optimistic

A survey of Canadian independent booksellers by BookNet Canada found nearly three quarters felt the bookselling industry was "healthy" and 68% saw an increase in revenue from book sales in the previous year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Incensed as Amazon Breaks 'Testaments' Embargo

A highly anticipated new book. A broken embargo. A cluster of angry booksellers. Penguin Random House has reacted to the fact that Amazon seems to have shipped copies of Margaret Atwood's 'The Testaments' in spite of the fact that it's on-sale-date is nearly a week away. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits

American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher addressed members at the organization's town hall and annual meeting at BookExpo, noting the ABA added 99 members last year and members increased profitability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA gained 95 indies in 2018, Winter Institute hears

The 14th American Booksellers Association’s (ABA) Winter Institute saw independent US booksellers celebrating another bumper year, with sales up 4.9% and compound growth of 7.5% over the past five years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI14: Indie Booksellers and Publishers Gather in Albuquerque

Despite weather-related travel problems, 700+ indie booksellers gathered in Albuquerque to network among themselves, talk to publishers about new books, and meet authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies See 2018 Sales Jump 5% with ABA Adding 95 Stores

ABA executive director Oren Teicher said sales at independent bookstores rose 5% in 2018 over 2017, helped by the addition of 95 new stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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