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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Boulder Book Store Named 2018 PW Bookstore of the Year; Mesjak Rep

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BEA 2016: Lise Solomon is PW's Rep of the Year

Solomon is held in high regard in her Bay Area territory as a passionate reader, but Solomon said that is only part of what she does: “It’s also about being a passionate advocate,” she says. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Books Inc is PW's Bookstore of the Year

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