Emma Straub to Open a Bookstore in Brooklyn

After learning that her neighborhood bookstore in Brooklyn, BookCourt, will close December 31, bestselling author Emma Straub announced she and her husband plan to open Books Are Magic next spring in the same area. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore to Open Second Location

The six-year-old bookstore in the borough's Fort Greene neighborhood is branching out with a 2,100 sq. ft. location in nearby Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Indie Bookstores In Chicago Closed Their Doors Right After They Opened—and These Authors Are Trying to Help

Chicago authors are spotlighting the unique plight of two local indies that both closed to walk-in traffic on March 16: one bookstore that was only officially open for one day, and another that had changed ownership two weeks earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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George R.R. Martin opens bookstore next to his movie theater in Santa Fe.

Did you know that master fantasist George R.R. Martin opened his own movie theater in Santa Fe, the Jean Cocteau Cinema? Well, now he’s opening a bookstore next door, Beastly Books. As Martin writes, on his blog: We’ve been doing amazing author events at the Jean Cocteau Cinema ever since we... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-16 16:24:28 UTC ]
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Lin-Manuel Miranda has a surprisingly personal reason for opening a bookstore in the age of Amazon

He may have created the biggest hit on Broadway, but the ‘Hamilton’ auteur still thinks small in a lot of ways, especially when it comes to business. Along with being the creator of a little show called Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda is also known for his enthusiastic social media... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-11-08 17:15:09 UTC ]
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“The Bloggess” Jenny Lawson to Open a Bookstore and Bar: Critical Linking, September 5, 2019

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

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-05 10:30:57 UTC ]
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Chicago’s first black woman-owned bookstore is open for business

Semicolon—a vibrant new bookstore, community space, and gallery for Chicago’s street art scene—opened its doors on Tuesday with a party and mural unveiling. The store is just one of a handful of woman-owned bookstores in Chicago and its only bookstore owned by a black woman. An author... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-12 15:33:15 UTC ]
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Center for Fiction to Hold Brooklyn Grand Opening

The Center for Fiction is holding a grand opening in downtown Brooklyn on February 19 in a new $6 million building that features a reading room, a 160-seat auditorium, and a bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Words Bookstore to Open In New Special Needs Center

Words Bookstore will open a second location this April in a 53,000 sq. ft. center in Livingston, N.J., designed entirely for people with special needs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite the Odds, a New Independent Bookstore Opens in Paris: ‘ICI’

The co-owners of Paris' newest independent bookstore Ici say they're convinced they can make a go of it, even as France's market evolves. The post Despite the Odds, a New Independent Bookstore Opens in Paris: ‘ICI’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Photos: Japan’s Kinokuniya Company Opens Its First Bookstore in Cambodia

This week, we have views from the corporate headquarters of Kinokuniya, showing off its 30th world bookstore location, just opened in May as the company's first store in Cambodia. The post Friday Photos: Japan’s Kinokuniya Company Opens Its First Bookstore in Cambodia appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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KiCam Projects Opens Bookstore

KiCam Projects, an independent publisher based in Georgetown, Ohio, has opened a bookstore in nearby Mount Orab to serve suburban and rural readers on the outskirts of the Cincinnati area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Novelist Alex George to Open Bookstore in Columbia, Mo.

George, who is also the founder and director of the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, will open an indie bookstore in the college town in August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Opening a Queer/Feminist Bookstore in Small-Town Mississippi

With its official grand opening on February 3, owner Jaime Harker’s dream has become a reality: the small town of Water Valley, Miss. has its first (and only) Queer/Feminist bookstore – Violet Valley Bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europa Teams with Italian Indie to Open Rome Bookstore

Europa Editions (along with its parent company, Italian publisher Edizioni E/O) is partnering with Italian bookseller Altoquando to open an English language bookstore in Rome called Otherwise. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Industry Eyes Canadian Retailer Indigo’s Plan To Open American Bookstores

Canada’s top bookstore chain, Indigo, confirms plans to open bookstores in the US in 2018. Some believe Indigo is in a better position to compete with Amazon than Barnes & Noble. The post US Industry Eyes Canadian Retailer Indigo’s Plan To Open American Bookstores appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Indie Bookstore Set to Open in Queens

Kew & Willow Books, which was formed by three former B&N coworkers and financed through a Kickstarter campaign, is scheduled to open in late September in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of the New York City borough. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Pub Two Dollar Radio to Open Bookstore

The Ohio-based literary press is opening a bookstore/cafe/bar in its new headquarters in Columbus's South Side neighborhood. The new store will sell Two Dollar Radio's titles, as well as books published by other small presses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon will be opening a bookstore in L.A.

Amazon is planning to open a bookstore in a Century City mall, its first brick-and-mortar bookstore in Los Angeles. The online retailer, credited with causing a crisis in the physical bookselling industry, has opened five brick-and-mortar bookstores in the last 18 months and has announced plans... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Opens Second Bookstore In Massachusetts

Amazon's second Massachusetts bricks and mortar opened yesterday, becoming the e-commerce giant's sixth physical bookstore in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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