Bookseller Options in the Post-B&T Retail World

If you’re a bookseller, you’re probably looking to figure out the best way to keep books coming in following Baker & Taylor's withdrawal from retail wholesale. Here are your options. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 9: Indie Bookselling in a Post-Pandemic World

Booksellers focused on the nuts-and-bolts of indie bookselling in a post-pandemic world, with Wednesday roundtables on gift bundles and boxes and hosting virtual events especially well attended by Ci9 booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Booksellers on Navigating a Post-Pandemic World

A panel of indie booksellers discussed survival in a post-pandemic world, including the impact upon them of Amazon's predatory practices, and called upon publishers to recognize the e-tail giant's effects on independent bookselling as an industry-wide problem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BlogHer Looks At A 'Post-Oprah, Post-Martha' World

BlogHer co-founder and CEO Lisa Stone sounded triumphant today in San Diego, where her women-focused blog and advertising network was hosting its seventh annual BlogHer conference. More than 3,500 bloggers were in attendance, and the company announced some new partnerships like the "Live Well... Continue reading at AdWeek

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The post-apocalyptic world of Joy Williams’s ‘Harrow’ reads like a cautionary tale

Williams’s urgent novel takes place on the shore of a rotting lake, where a group of eco-warriors has gathered. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-23 13:46:54 UTC ]
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'Keep making the world a better place' Osman urges booksellers

Richard Osman has praised the "passion and intelligence" of booksellers up and down the UK, applauding their hard work and adaptability during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-12 17:58:45 UTC ]
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Louise Penny’s latest mystery imagines a post-covid world. Things are still pretty complicated.

In ‘The Madness of Crowds,’ the sweet town of Three Pines struggles with the pandemic and its fallout. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-24 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Gayle's Half the World Away optioned by Genesius Pictures and Tantrum Films

Mike Gayle’s Half A World Away (Hodder & Stoughton, 2019) has been optioned for television by Genesius Pictures and Tantrum Films with actress Michelle Collins attached.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 04:01:47 UTC ]
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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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Opinion: How digital media can get serious about building transparency, privacy and neutrality in a post-cookie world

Google’s sunsetting of third-party cookies gives us an opportunity to shape our long-term future. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-06-03 10:30:00 UTC ]
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A look at the post-apocalyptic world envisioned in the novel ‘After London’

Richard Jefferies’s book prefigures J.G. Ballard’s disaster novels like “The Drowned World.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-27 15:57:12 UTC ]
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Help unemployed booksellers, shop here: The Bookstore at the End of the World

We’ve already brought your attention to the ways you can help bookstores (and bookstore workers) during the coronavirus pandemic, and here’s another one: a collective of recently laid-off booksellers has started an online storefront at Bookshop.org (in case you missed it, Bookshop is the new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-25 15:14:23 UTC ]
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Bookselling at the End of the World

On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 18, 2020 I stood in an empty bookstore and cried. A friend had just sent a congratulatory text with a picture from the April issue of Alta Magazine. My wife and I were interviewed a few months ago for a profile of Point Reyes Books, the bookstore we’ve owned […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-20 08:49:38 UTC ]
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Septemberland, How to Find Your Way in a Post-9/11 Dystopian World

TO BE A STRANGER in your own land is alienating enough, but to be a stranger among your own people? That vexing question is at the heart of two books — one a Bildungsroman, the other a memoir — by Arab authors whose narratives might be best described as the misadventures of the insider-outsider.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-02-15 18:00:32 UTC ]
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The (Surprisingly) Small World of Bookselling (shelftalker)

A bookseller says goodbye to a colleague and reflects on the ways industry relationships come back around. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 11:00:53 UTC ]
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The perfect buyer for the National Enquirer, Runner’s World does retail, The Onion’s threats: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher's Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. All Peckered out: Supermarket tabloid the National Enquirer, as you’ve probably... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At CONTEC Mexico: Booksellers on Countering the Online Retail Challenge

At the third CONTEC Mexico conference, booksellers from Germany and Spain discussed the art of attracting customers in an age of online shopping. The post At CONTEC Mexico: Booksellers on Countering the Online Retail Challenge appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Booksellers Say Online Retail Competition Is Gaining Fast

The share of online sales of books could be as high as 35 percent in the Russian market within five years, according to one executive. The post Russian Booksellers Say Online Retail Competition Is Gaining Fast appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retail Pressures: Ukraine’s Open-Air Bookselling Marketplaces Appear Headed for Closure

As Ukraine's bookselling prospects improve, the loss of the country's open-air market book stalls may mean more challenges for the book business. The post Retail Pressures: Ukraine’s Open-Air Bookselling Marketplaces Appear Headed for Closure appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mic faces an uncertain future in a post-Facebook world

Mic isn’t alone in trying to survive the distributed media landscape, but other publishers have been further ahead in increasing traffic to their own sites. The post Mic faces an uncertain future in a post-Facebook world appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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