Curbside Pickup. Bicycle Deliveries. Virtual Book Discussions. Amid Virus, Bookstores Get Creative.

“We’re going to operate like a pizza takeout place,” one independent bookstore owner said. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-18 03:53:05 UTC ]
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D.C. Bookstore Uses Food Delivery App for Books

Starting this week, Washington D.C.’s Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe is using Postmates, an app largely used for food delivery, to get books in the hands of readers in the D.C. area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Miss going to the bookstore? Here are some books about books to help get you through.

‘”Confessions of a Bookseller’” and other wonderful titles remind us of the joys of shelf-browsing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-15 15:59:07 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: Discussing Arabic Literature with Sheikh Zayed Book Award

A widening chorus of literary voices from the Arab world is being heard on the international stage, thanks in part to the leadership of the UAE's Sheikh Zayed Book award, says Lebanon's Nasser Jarrous. The post At London Book Fair: Discussing Arabic Literature with Sheikh Zayed Book Award... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid Polish Bookstore Decline, Help for Small Bookstores

Poland is dominated by two major bookselling chains, but the city of Krakow is offering support to small, indie booksellers to preserve cultural heritage. The post Amid Polish Bookstore Decline, Help for Small Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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9 Books for Those of Us Missing Libraries and Bookstores

We may not be able to escape to bookish destinations right now, but we can be transported by these books about libraries and bookstores. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-28 10:39:03 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair

Trends reported by Polish publishers show downturns in sales of as much as 70 percent during the spring, and the cancellation of the Warsaw Book Fair has seen the market stage a digital effort, BookTarg. The post Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-27 14:49:28 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Parties, May 26 to May 31

Lockdown Lit @ Lunch with Mary South and Erin Somers Tuesday, May 26, 2pm EDT Lockdown Lit @ Lunch, a new weekly salon that spotlights books published during the coronavirus  pandemic, hosts Mary South (You Will Never Be Forgotten) and Erin Somers (Stay Up with Hugo Best) for brief readings and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-26 16:02:55 UTC ]
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John Cleese's 'practical and amusing' book on creativity to Hutchinson

Hutchinson has acquired a book by John Cleese offering advice on the nature of the creative process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 16:21:38 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, May 18 to 24

Virtual Author Series: Emma Straub and Judy Blume Monday, May 18, 7pm EDT Books & Books and the Miami Book Fair present Emma Straub and Judy Blume in celebration of Straub’s new novel All Adults Here. The authors and booksellers will discuss the delights and challenges of their craft, the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-18 16:01:57 UTC ]
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Stanley Johnson lands book deal to republish virus thriller

The Virus, first published in 1982, will be reissued this summer after the PM’s father shrugged off accusations of cashing in on the coronavirus crisisA long out-of-print novel about a deadly virus by Stanley Johnson, the father of UK prime minister Boris Johnson, is to be reissued this summer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-11 14:45:10 UTC ]
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Oregon Coast Bookstore Gives Away Thousands of Books: Critical Linking, May 8, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-08 10:30:26 UTC ]
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Lookout Books Partners With Indies to Provide Virtual Backgrounds

Lookout Books, a teaching press housed at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, is partnering with indies to provide students and others with virtual bookstore backgrounds to maintain confidentiality during video calls. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

The comic book shop has long been a wall-to-wall repository for tales of world-threatening cataclysms and doomsday dystopias but it has never before been drawn into a fight for survival like the coronavirus pandemic Continue reading at ABC News

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Watch the L.A. Times Book Club's virtual meet-up with author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters

'Always Home' author Fanny Singer worries more about running out of garlic than toilet paper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-22 22:32:48 UTC ]
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The only thing better than books is bookstore t-shirts that support booksellers.

It’s not a particularly hopeful time for literally anyone right now (unless maybe you’re getting a $1.7 million tax break?) but that doesn’t mean we should stop trying to help people whenever we can. I’m getting pretty tired of washing my clothes in the bathtub and have been sorely tempted to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 15:09:39 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day to Host Virtual Party

Independent Bookstore Day has been rescheduled for August 29 from its original date next week. In lieu of postponing the event entirely, organizers are hosting what they call a virtual party, and are working with stores on promotions to run all next week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual Book Fairs Debut In U.K. and UAE

In response to the pandemic, literary organizations in the U.K and the United Arab Emirates are launching virtual book festivals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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