Bookseller Gary Schulze Dies One Week After Selling Store

The recent co-owner of Minneapolis's Once Upon a Crime Bookstore, which is a fixture in the Twin Cities' literary community, died on Wednesday afternoon of leukemia. He was 66. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One more week to book for Bookseller Marketing & Publicity Conference

Just one week remains until the Bookseller Marketing & Publicity Conference 2020, themed How We Work Now and tackling the challenges presented by our post-Covid world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-26 00:05:47 UTC ]
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Bookselling Visionary Harry Hoffman Dies at 92

Harry Hoffman, the most powerful person in bookselling in the 1980s as the CEO of Waldenbooks, died on May 20 at age 92. Hoffman took over the 500-bookstore chain in 1979 and, when he retired in 1991, the chain had about 1,300 outlets and sales of over $1 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Look to Curbsides and Online Sales, Not In-Store Customers

As states establish reopening timelines and Covid-19 infection rates continue to rise in various parts of the country, bookstores are not reopening in any conventional sense—nor do many owners intend to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Face Difficult Decisions When Reopening Stores

As states relax their provisions to cope with the spread of Covid-19, bookstores will begin to reopen—and the logistical and practical issues bookstores will face as they prepare to do so are numerous. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fundraiser for booksellers affected by Covid-19 reaps over £100k in two weeks

A crowdfunder in aid of booksellers affected by the Covid-19 crisis has exceeded its fundraising target of £50,000. Penguin Random House pledged it would match donations, meaning over £100,000 will now be made available for hardship grants. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 21:08:28 UTC ]
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UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores

The trade association for the UK's booksellers says that following 20 years of decline, its membership counts 890 independent member-shops on its roster. The post UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-10 16:36:46 UTC ]
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TV chef Gary Rhodes dies aged 59

Celebrity chef and prolific cookery author Gary Rhodes has died at the age of 59. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 10:40:32 UTC ]
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The Testaments smashes records to sell 103k in first week

Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Vintage) has soared into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 103,177 print copies sold in its first week on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 01:57:31 UTC ]
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Michael Seidenberg, New York City Bookseller, Dies

Michael Seidenberg, the beloved owner of New York City's Brazenhead Books, has died. In his later years, Seidenberg ran the bookstore out of his apartment, attracting the city's literati and bookworms. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A letter to booksellers during Independent Bookshop Week

During Independent Bookshop Week, author Clare Mackintosh pens a letter in praise of bookshops and booksellers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-19 07:08:54 UTC ]
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Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author

A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-30 16:33:57 UTC ]
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Herman Wouk, Perennially Best-Selling Author, Dies at 103

His critics could be brutal, but he enthralled millions of readers with novels like “The Winds of War,” “The Caine Mutiny” and “Marjorie Morningstar.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-18 05:37:00 UTC ]
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Dan Jenkins, best-selling author who wrote ‘Semi-Tough,’ dies at 89

Dan Jenkins, the sportswriting great and best-selling author in a career that went from Ben Hogan to Tiger Woods and the manual typewriter to Twitter, has died. He was 89. Texas Christian University athletic director Jeremiah Donati confirmed Jenkins died Thursday in his hometown of Fort Worth.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Polar Vortex Slams Midwestern Booksellers This Past Week

While much of the U.S. experienced cold weather this past week, Midwestern booksellers were especially affected by the Polar Vortex, causing days of subzero temperatures that kept customers out of stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Promotes Booksellers Over Algorithms to Get Shoppers In Stores

Sometimes shopping online for holiday gifts seems like the easy way out, but when looking for something really special and personal, Barnes & Noble believes going to the store is essential to finding that perfect gift. That's why the brand is recasting its booksellers as the all-knowing book... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft to finally begin selling its ridiculous Surface Connect to USB-C Adapter this week

I'm a big fan of some Surface hardware. Microsoft's own laptops and tablets are often well-made and very elegant. Quite frankly, if you want a Windows 10 PC, the Surface Laptop is a great pick. The Surface Pro is a solid choice too, although it can be difficult to use in a lap -- a non-starter... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Riggio Rallies Booksellers at BookExpo: ‘Open More Stores Than We Close’

'There can never be too many bookstores in America,' Barnes & Noble chief Len Riggio tells an appreciative crowd at the bookseller-oriented 2018 BookExpo in New York. The post Riggio Rallies Booksellers at BookExpo: ‘Open More Stores Than We Close’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Most Booksellers Opt to Still Sell Díaz

Despite the allegations of harassment against Junot Díaz, most booksellers have opted to continuing selling his books, while acknowledging they are troubled by the growing number of authors who have been accused of sexual misconduct. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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