Bookselling Profile: Reads & Company

In 2006, Jason Hafer and Paul Oliver opened Wolfgang Books in Phoenixville, Pa. They opened Reads & Company in May 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Profile: The King’s English Bookshop

A quarter-century after Crosby, 55, left his native Utah for California, he quit his job as executive director of the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and returned to become co-owner, as of July 1, of the Salt Lake City literary icon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Profile: Brazos Bookstore

Brazos was established in 1974 by Karl Killian primarily as an art and architecture bookstore. Through his efforts, it developed a reputation as a literary haven in Houston. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Profile: Homer Bookstore

The Homer Bookstore is the oldest continually operating bookstore in Alaska, and one of the few places to buy new books within several hundred miles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Profile: Hipocampo Children’s Books

In the months since Hipocampo Children’s Books has reopened to in-person browsing, a group of pre-teens and teens have made the space a regular stop on their wanderings through the Rochester, N.Y., neighborhood where it opened two years ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, help us make this a 'reading Christmas', say booksellers

Booksellers are relying on support and innovation from publishers to help drive sales this year, as the industry's retailers urge the public to shop locally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 07:03:01 UTC ]
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The 19 best books ‘Fast Company’ staffers read during quarantine—and the indie bookstores where you can buy them

Independent bookstores are hurting as shoppers stay online. Pick up one of our staff picks to support bookstores throughout the U.S. Whether you’re diving into an engrossing period drama, reading up on the history of protests or pandemics, or escaping into a fantastical world, chances are you’ve... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-11-06 16:00:54 UTC ]
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New England Booksellers Announce Major Diversity Reading Initiative

Word of the new NEIBA Reading Challenge, aimed at radically reshaping the reading habits of booksellers in the region, came just hours before the announcement that only one charge would be brought against a police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor—news that reverberated during the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nigel Roby Sells the UK’s ‘The Bookseller’ to Stage Media Company

Calling his ownership and management of The Bookseller 'the greatest privilege of my working life,' Nigel Roby sells The Stage's Hugh Comerford. The post Nigel Roby Sells the UK’s ‘The Bookseller’ to Stage Media Company appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-07 09:05:55 UTC ]
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Ten Memoirs to Keep You Company in Isolation: A Reading List

Recently, I threw out the first 60 pages of the novel I am currently working on. I had been determined to challenge myself by writing in the third person—I had spent the last ten years working on my first novel in the first person and I thought I was ready for something new and difficult. […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-21 08:48:34 UTC ]
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WI15: Bookselling in The City That Reads

Baltimore has long since replaced its nickname from the 1980s, the City That Reads, but it still rings true for today’s independent booksellers in the city. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Reading Challenge for 2020 (shelftalker)

Some suggestions of what booksellers should read this year, and what they might avoid. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-01 13:00:01 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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Vote for Fast Company’s summer read

We’ve narrowed it down to four books. Now help us pick the one book we’ll all read this summer! Summer is the perfect time to unplug and lose yourself in a good book. The best books change the way we view the world, how we interact with others, and maybe even the direction of our lives. And... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LinkedIn profiles unearthed diversity rankings for 100 tech companies

Countless tech companies have pledged their commitment to diversity in recent years, but it’s largely only giants like Facebook and Google that have caved to pressure and published diversity reports. In the pursuit of transparency, a new initiative called Dear Tech People dug through tens of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paris’ Shakespeare and Company: Where a Bookselling Pedigree Sells

The two-store history of Paris' bookshop Shakespeare and Company is recounted in a book the shop itself published last autumn. The post Paris’ Shakespeare and Company: Where a Bookselling Pedigree Sells appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Election Reading: Bookseller Picks

Booksellers from across the country on what they are recommending to their customers, from escapist fiction to insightful nonfiction to help understand, well, what just happened. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wigtown bookseller's diaries to Profile

Shaun Bythell - owner of The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop - is to publish his "wry and hilarious" diaries about bookselling with Profile Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Books Fast Company Read This Year

Relive the year in reading with the Fast Company staff.As the year wraps up, the Fast Company staff remembers our year in reading with our favorite books of the year. The list above is by no means comprehensive, or even the best new titles, but just some of the works we spent the last 12 months... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Profile: Amy Oelkers of the Red Balloon

Like so many young booksellers, Oelkers never considered bookselling as a viable career choice. But what started out as a temporary job until she could find a permanent position in her chosen field has turned out to be a dream come true. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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