Bookselling Spotlight: Capital Books

We talk with Ross and Heidi Rojek, who opened Capital Books in downtown Sacramento, Calif., in spring 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Mitzi’s Books

We talk with Mary Ackland, retail manager of Mitzi’s Books in Rapid City, S.Dak. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Soul Book Nook

Waterloo, Iowa’s Soul Book Nook is the first and only Black-owned indie in a state where, according to the most recent U.S. Census, less than 4% the population identifies as African American. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Powell’s Books

The current status of Powell’s Books, one of the largest and best-known independent bookstores in the country, is in flux. “It has been an incredibly difficult period,” said Emily Powell, 43, owner and president. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: The Dog Eared Book

The Dog Eared Book hosts few author events and has no local school partnerships or large initiatives underway. But as it approaches its seventh anniversary, the Palmyra, N.Y., store represents something rare in American bookselling today: it is simply a bookstore, and a highly successful one at... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Cavalier House Books

We talk with John Cavalier, co-owner of Cavalier House Books in Denham Springs, La. He and his wife grew the store out of a shed in his parents’ backyard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books

At Philadelphia’s Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books, bookstore manager Evisa Gallman sees a long future for herself in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: The Raven Book Store

The Raven, founded by Mary Lou Wright and Pat Kehde in 1987, began as a mystery specialty store that also carried local interest titles. Today, under the leadership of Danny Caine, it is a full-service general bookstore, and has become an institution. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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D.C. Metro Spotlight: In the Nation's Capital, Even the Books Are Mission Driven

Washington, D.C.’s laser-focused publishers are eager to shape the world around us. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This village was a book capital. What happens when people stop buying so many books?

Redu, Belgium, was for decades a destination for book lovers. But now more than half of its bookstores have closed. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-26 14:43:23 UTC ]
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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: No Matter Where You Live, There's a Book for There: TK# Picks from Booksellers

Booksellers from across the country share standout books with strong regional ties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In Qatar, Booksellers Face Book-By-Book Censorship Bottleneck

All books submitted for sale in Qatar must been approved by the Ministry of Culture even if the same book has already been approved for another retailer. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Georgia’s World Book Capital Program Stages Its Black Sea Conference

The inaugural Caucasus and Black Sea Basin conference was the centerpiece of the UNESCO World Book Capital closer in Tbilisi. The post Georgia’s World Book Capital Program Stages Its Black Sea Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: Pacific Northwest Booksellers Stay Strong

Known for store-specific, unique curation, Pacific Northwest bookstores are flavored by their local environs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: From Book Desert to Oasis

How One Oregon Community Reopened Its Library After the County Voted to Shut It Down Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookselling Spotlight: The Reading Bug

Lauren Savage and Diane Savage, her mother-in-law, opened The Reading Bug in San Carlos, Calif., a community south of San Francisco and north of Palo Alto, in 2008. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Zenith Bookstore

Zenith Bookstore sells both new and used books, and has become a community hub in a part of the city where residents never expected to have a bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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At Sharjah: A UNESCO World Book Capital Network Meeting

Delegates from 16 of UNESCO's World Book Capitals convened in Sharjah to explore the WBC network and what it can offer. The post At Sharjah: A UNESCO World Book Capital Network Meeting appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-22 19:44:51 UTC ]
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