BookExpo 2018: Camron Wright Owes It All to Indie Booksellers

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 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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Top 10 most-read Bookseller stories of 2018

Lionel Shriver's controversial opinion piece on diversity, a publishing start-up offering aspiring writers a £24k salary and Waterstones' shock acquisition of Foyles all feature in the Top 10 most-read stories on The Bookseller website in 2018. But what's at number one? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers’ Favorite Titles of 2018

Nearly 800 members of Bxsellers, a private Facebook group of booksellers established by PW, name their favorite titles of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Introducing the new breed of indie booksellers

Natasha Onwuemezi meets four lively indies that have opened recently, all of whom put their communities at the heart of what they do. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Booksellers Expand Horizons at SCIBA 2018

At this year's Southern California Independent Booksellers Association fall trade show, held on the weekend of October 20–21, children's programs and conversations focused on ways to expand bookselling beyond the four walls of a bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four indies shortlisted for Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2018

Four independent bookshops - Drake The Bookshop in Stockton, Forum Books in Northumberland, Kenilworth Books in Warwickshire and The Mainstreet Trading Company’s Bookshop & Café in St Boswells - are in the running to be named Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Routledge scoops Vintage's Indie Bookseller of the Year

The winner of Vintage's Independent Bookseller of the Year award is James Routledge from Forum Books and Kids in Corbridge, Northumberland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MPIBA 2018: Authors and Their Politics Energize Bookseller 'Family Reunion'

The Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association's trade show in Denver was a lively gathering of a close-knit community of booksellers, made more energetic by featured authors injecting politics into their presentations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NEIBA 2018: Children’s Bookselling Tips from the Fall Conference

We've gathered a selection of tips from two NEIBA panels regarding strategies for handselling and promoting diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SPD, CLMP Organize Indie Bookseller Small Press Support

SPD and CLMP have formed the Indie Booksellers Council, a group of 14 indie booksellers organized around boosting the sales and support of small press literary works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Indie Books of Fall 2018

We took a long, hard look at the season’s offerings from independent and university presses, and, after consulting with PW’s reviews editors and booksellers, came up with a list of 20 books that readers won’t want to miss. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regionals 2018: Indies Find Their Groove

With strong programming and increased membership, regional bookselling associations continue to grow their fall trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beacon Press Targets a Classic Title to Indie Booksellers

The publisher has created a new marketing effort that encourages indies to take a fresh look at Viktor Frankl’s 'Man’s Search for Meaning.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven Stories Has New Indie Bookseller Promotion

Seven Stories Press has started a new monthly marketing program that it hopes addresses independent booksellers’ concerns about publishers’ direct-to consumer pricing policies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Look to Register Voters

Four indie bookstores are taking the services they provide to their communities to a new level: booksellers in these stores are registering voters this summer and fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What It's Like To Be an Indie Bookseller Who Just Published Her Debut Novel

Lillian Li, author of 'Number One Chinese Restaurant' and a bookseller at Ann Arbor's Literati bookstore, on indie bookstores, authors, and how important they are for each other. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Tips from Children's Institute 2018

The ABA's sixth Children’s Institute, which took place last week in New Orleans, featured a number of educational panels and roundtables on the day-to-day business of children’s bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo and BookCon Announce Preliminary 2018 Attendance Figures

Preliminary numbers released by organizers of this year's BookExpo and BookCon show a 'reimagined' focus on booksellers that may actually have drawn fewer booksellers and retailers than last year. The post BookExpo and BookCon Announce Preliminary 2018 Attendance Figures appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo and BookCon 2018: Authors Explore the Multiplicities of Diversity

Both BookExpo and BookCon organizers have committed themselves to scheduling panels meant to raise awareness of diversity and multiculturalism in literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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