Donations pour in for Asian American-owned NYC bookstore decimated by fire

An Asian American-owned bookstore in Manhattan’s Chinatown left gutted by a July fourth fire is getting flooded with support from the community, writers and celebrities Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2023-07-07 18:01:56 UTC ]
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Donations pour in for Asian American-owned NYC bookstore decimated by fire

An Asian American-owned bookstore in Manhattan’s Chinatown left gutted by a July fourth fire is getting flooded with support from the community, writers and celebrities Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-07-07 18:01:56 UTC ]
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NYC Bookstore Yu and Me Crowdfunds $200K After Fire

The woman and Asian American–owned bookstore, in the Chinatown neighborhood in Manhattan, will require a total renovation over the next year due to a fire in a residential unit above its premises. It topped its goal of $150,000 overnight. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Generation of African-American-Owned Bookstores

After a steep decline, the number and types of black-owned independent bookstores are growing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Denver's Tattered Cover Bookstore Is Now the Largest Black-Owned Bookstore in the U.S.

Denver's iconic Tattered Cover Bookstore, which has been owned by Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan since 2015, has been sold to two entrepreneurs and Denver natives, Kwame Spearman and David Back. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Asian American Book Club Launches with Lunar New Year Party

The organization held its soft launch party last night in Brooklyn, N.Y., which event coproduced by Hachette Book Group and Kundiman and featured six authors, including Curtis Chin and Kat Chow. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Home for Asian American Authors

Third State Books, a new San Francisco–based publishing house from industry veteran Charles Kim and digital marketing executive Stephanie Lim, focuses exclusively on publishing Asian American and Pacific Islander voices and stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Must-Read Novels About Asian American Politics

Ryan Lee Wong, author of the novel 'Whose Side Are You On,' recommends 10 novels that break the 'model minority' stereotype. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sharjah World Book Capital Supports a Fire-Damaged Italian Bookstore

The Bologna bookstore, Giannino Stoppani, was damaged by fire in May. Sharjah World Book Capital has contributed €50,000 to assist. The post Sharjah World Book Capital Supports a Fire-Damaged Italian Bookstore appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-08 12:43:42 UTC ]
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A historic lesbian-owned queer bookstore is fighting to stay open.

I was 13 years old in a suburban mall Barnes & Noble, holding a copy of Please Don’t Kill the Freshman by Zoe Trope. The cover—featuring the silhouette of a young cheerleader whose stance seems sarcastic, her pom-poms flopping against gashes of blue and red—was young, angry, and awesome. I... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-19 14:56:41 UTC ]
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One of the country’s oldest Black-owned bookstores is closing.

Los Angeles’ Eso Won Books has announced that they will be shutting their doors at the end of the year. Since the 1980s, this independent bookstore has dedicated itself to celebrating the voices of Black writers. They are known for their large selection of books on every subject relating to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-14 15:53:11 UTC ]
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Some of the Most Influential Asian American Literature of All Time

Get to know some of the most influential Asian American literature of all time, including Dictee. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-06 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Pour one out for the oldest children’s bookstore in Boston.

Some sad news coming out of the Boston area today: the Children’s Book Shop in Brookline Village, Mass., will close its doors after 45 years. Dear Customers: We are sad to report that The Children’s Book Shop will close its doors on April 30, 2022. We have provided good books, great service and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-18 16:28:49 UTC ]
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8 Genre-Bending Books by Asian American Women

The Asian American women writers in this reading list explore the existential. They seek to do anything but simplify. They live with and write through some very dense, tangled complexities, even mysteries. Some, perhaps many, unsolvable, with wounds that perhaps cannot be closed, not in this... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-01-03 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Asian American Writers Workshop Turns 30

The Asian American Writers Workshop is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a series of signature digital events and a three-month fundraising campaign. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigenous Owned Bookstores You Need To Visit

From bookmobiles to charming brick and mortar stores to online book emporiums, these Indigenous owned bookstores are well worth the visit. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-13 10:34:00 UTC ]
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‘We Always Rise.’ A Black-Owned Bookstore in Newark Navigates the Pandemic

Source of Knowledge has been a Newark mainstay for decades. It survived the past year thanks to the generosity of its customers and an owner who provides more than just books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-22 09:00:26 UTC ]
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College Admissions Fiction and the Asian American Teen Imaginary

“GUYS ARE LIKE school admissions,” Claire Wang’s mom tells Claire in Parachutes, a new YA novel by Kelly Yang. “Get in first. Then worry if you like them back.” The analogy is cheeky yet revealing: colleges and boyfriends function on a model of scarcity, and thus attainment is far more important... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-12-26 16:00:45 UTC ]
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NYC radical bookstore Bluestockings is back—and they need your help.

YES! The volunteer-run, collectively owned radical bookstore and activist center Bluestockings is reopening in a new location after shutting down over the summer and fall. In July, Bluestockings announced they were shutting down their original location at 172 Allen Street for both pandemic and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-03 16:23:15 UTC ]
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Asian-American Identity: Gold House Book Club Opens This Month

'Championing authentic Asian representation through media to reshape public opinion,' Gold House opens a new book club. The post Asian-American Identity: Gold House Book Club Opens This Month appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-02 19:22:27 UTC ]
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Viet Thanh Nguyen has just become the first Asian-American member of the Pulitzer Board.

A big congratulations to Viet Thanh Nguyen, who is joining the Pulitzer Prize Board as its first Asian-American and Vietnamese-American member. After an extensive nominating process, the board chooses the winners from a list of finalists in each category and may additionally give a Special Award... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 18:40:01 UTC ]
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