From the Archive: December 12, 1986

In December 1986, we covered the surprise announcement that Barnes & Noble had agreed to buy B. Dalton, cementing its position as the country’s largest bookstore chain. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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From the Archive: December 9, 1996

We look back on our 1996 interview with French author Annie Ernaux, who was named the winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion and Spirituality Book Deals: December 12, 2018

Brazos Press returns to our roots with a book tentatively titled 'Native,' Fortress asks ‘What Am I Missing,’ and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of December 12, 2016

A tragicomic French novel about dementia and a Finnish novel about the hardships endured by Ingrians during WWII are among the books picking up sales internationally this month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore News: December 12, 2016

A downtown bookstore opens in New York; a bookstore reopens in Canada; booksellers turning to bookselling as a second career help revitalize the business; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of December 12, 2016

Pulitzer winner’s memoir goes to Norton, Gallery 13 buys epilepsy graphic novel, Berkley signs debut novel by journalist Francesca Hornak, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: December 12, 2016

The author otherwise known as Lorelei Gilmore has the #8 book in the country with ‘Talking as Fast as I Can.’ Plus ‘The Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook’ and other titles heat up after Cyber Monday, an unauthorized book of Pokémon Go fan fiction debuts in trade paper, and much more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 12, 2016

This week: a deadly pathogen that threatens to cause a pandemic, plus a debut novel that combines weird fiction with psychological suspense. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending December 12, 2014

As the year draws to a close, new indies continue to open, most recently Classic Lines Bookstore in Pittsburgh, and established stores are thriving. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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J.K. Rowling celebrates 12 Days of Christmas with 12 new 'Harry Potter' stories (+video)

From Dec. 12 to Dec. 23, Rowling is posting 12 new stories set in the 'Potter' universe on the website Pottermore. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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J.K. Rowling celebrates 12 Days of Christmas with 12 new 'Harry Potter' stories

From Dec. 12 to Dec. 23, Rowling is posting 12 new stories set in the 'Potter' universe on the website Pottermore. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Religion & Spirituality Books Preview: December 2022

This month's new books include the Dalai Lama’s eighth installment to the Library of Wisdom and Compassion series, a guide to prayer despite difficult times, and a devotional embracing ‘Every New Day.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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From the Archive: November 25, 1974

We look back on a November 1974 cover ad from Doubleday for Peter Benchley’s hit Jaws, which Steven Spielberg would adapt into a blockbuster movie released the following summer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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12 new books to look forward to this week.

Another Tuesday, another round of new releases. This week sees the publication of new Patti Smith, an anthology edited by Eileen Myles, the five-year-anniversary edition of Hanif Abdurraqib, and more. * Patti Smith, A Book of Days (Random House) “A powerful melding of image and text inspired by... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The original 1997 'Berserk' anime is coming to Netflix on December 1st

Berserk, the long-running manga that married fantasy and, well, violence, is coming back to the small screen. The original 25-episode 1997 anime series based on the manga and directed by Naohito Takahashi is coming to Netflix on December 1st, according to ComicBook.com.As is clear from the... Continue reading at Engadget

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: November 12, 2022

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From the Archive: October 29, 2001

In fall 2001, we reported on Oprah Winfrey’s decision to rescind her invitation to Jonathan Franzen to appear on her TV show after 'The Corrections' was named an Oprah’s Book Club pick. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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From the Archive: October 03, 1931

We look back on our reporting on the winner of PW’s store window display contest in October 1931. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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“Eclectic, Refreshingly Wild, and Important.” Exploring the Archives of America’s Best Literary Journals

The 28th issue of Kayak—a literary magazine edited and published by George Hitchcock out of Santa Cruz, California—appeared in 1972. The issue includes mostly poetry, as well as a few book reviews, a work of verse fiction, collages, illustrations lifted from old books and manuals, and an acerbic... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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From the Archive: October 10, 1931

We look back on a Depression-era cover ad from Modern Library promoting “books people can afford” at 95¢ per copy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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