Canada’s Indigo Bookstore Refocuses on Books

After years of depending on non-book items to boost profitability, Canada's dominant bookstore chain wants to return its focus to selling actual books. The post Canada’s Indigo Bookstore Refocuses on Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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During the annual meeting of the bookstore company, CEO Heather Reisman said 'the new Indigo will be a global company.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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BEA 2015: Bookstore of the Year: Books & Books

In the late 1970s, Mitchell Kaplan dropped out of law school in Washington, D.C., with the dream of opening an independent bookstore in South Florida, where he grew up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

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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BookNet: Canada’s Book Club Memberhips Have Doubled This Year

In its new report on Canadians and book clubs, BookNet reports that celebrity and the search for 'the new Oprah' is not as strong as many might expect. The post BookNet: Canada’s Book Club Memberhips Have Doubled This Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Here’s why you should preorder all your books from independent bookstores.

Who doesn’t love an independent bookshop? Think of the Shop Around the Corner in You’ve Got Mail! Think of the Travel Book Co. in Notting Hill! Embryo Concepts in Funny Face! Black Books from the British sitcom of the same name! Think of the real brick-and-mortar bookshop in your own community.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Just a few days from the 2019 Love Your Bookstore Challenge, Brooklyn's Books Are Magic crew weigh in with staff picks and must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Books Are Magic appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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A tornado has leveled Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore.

On Sunday night, Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore and only full-service indie bookshop, endured a direct hit from a tornado that barreled through Dallas’ commercial districts, tearing a wide swath through local shops and national chains alike. The bookstore, along with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Sethi responds to racist hate crime with two books for Indigo

Journalist and broadcaster Anita Sethi is publishing two books with The Indigo Press exploring race and place in wake of her experience of a race hate crime earlier this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

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Emily Cook on the Art of Getting Books into Bookstores

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A Rioter not only got to visit the romance bookstore of her dreams, L.A.'s The Ripped Bodice, but also got a slew of recommendations from a co-owner! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Expo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits

American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher addressed members at the organization's town hall and annual meeting at BookExpo, noting the ABA added 99 members last year and members increased profitability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pickled Pepper Books looks to franchise bookstore brand

North London-based children’s bookshop Pickled Pepper Books is looking to franchise its brand, with owner Urmi Merchant saying he made the decision after a Waterstones branch opened in the area. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indigo lands 'lucid' Sapiens-style environment book from Behrens

The Indigo Press has acquired a book by Netherlands-based academic Paul Behrens, labelled "A Sapiens for the environment", as hundreds of thousands of students protest about climate change. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2018’s Bestselling English-Language Books in Canada

BookNet Canada releases the country's bestselling English-language book sales of 2018—for both Canadian authors and overall bestselling titles. The post 2018’s Bestselling English-Language Books in Canada appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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If a bookstore takes the name of the city in which it resides, it had better reflect the values and character of its hometown. Boulder Book Store, PW’s 2018 Bookstore of the Year, does just that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Politics and Prose and Harvard Book Store both have newly minted sections for romance books, signs of growing interest in a genre that indie booksellers have traditionally paid little attention to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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