Greenlight Bookstores in Brooklyn Unionize

A total of 39 employees at two locations of Greenlight Bookstore and one location of Yours Truly, Brooklyn, a stationery store, all located in Brooklyn, N.Y., have voted to join the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Along Utah’s Wasatch Front, LGBTQ Bookstores Make a Statement

The King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City doubles down on supporting Drag Story Hours following a bomb threat, and is preparing to launch a new venture, Mosaics Community Bookstore and Venue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 17% in August

A move to the sale of more digital products in the educational market, through new purchasing options for college students, is likely one of the reasons a big decline came the month before school starts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2023 Brooklyn Book Festival in Photos

The Brooklyn Book Festival was held on October 1 in and around Brooklyn Borough Hall with more than 200 authors and 200 vendors participating. Our editors captured the day in photos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Find TNR’s bookmobile to donate banned books at the Brooklyn Book Festival this weekend!

Starting this weekend, to coincide with Banned Books Week, The New Republic and their partners will be kicking off a month-long Banned Books Tour—sending a bookmobile around the country to share books, celebrate reading, and fight book banning. If you want to help, and you’ll be at the Brooklyn... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-29 14:00:14 UTC ]
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Brooklyn Public Library’s Leigh Hurwitz on Helping Young People Resist Censorship

In anticipation of Banned Books Week, Brooklyn Public Library’s collections manager Leigh Hurwitz joins co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan to discuss how the recent, dramatic rise in book bans disproportionately affects young people, and why BPL has chosen to offer access to its... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-28 08:18:01 UTC ]
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Neal Sofman, Longtime Bookstore Owner, Dies at 75

The co-owner of San Francisco's Bookshop West Portal and founder of onetime Bay Area bookselling staple A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books, died on September 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Dipped 1.3% in July

Bookstore sales fell 1.3% in July, slipping from $595 million last year to $587 million in 2023, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Newsroom unions’ return to office negotiations heat up as fall approaches

With the summer season winding down, media companies like The New York Times and Hearst are beginning to push employees to work from the office more regularly, reigniting media unions' years-long efforts to organize around the issue.  Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2023-08-28 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Unionized Staff at Massachusetts B&N Stage Walkout

The unionized employees of the Barnes & Noble location in Hadley, Mass., staged a walkout on August 25 to highlight concerns over understaffing after filing an Unfair Labor Practice complaint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Rose Nearly 7% in First Half of 2023

Despite a dip in June, sales increased 6.9% at bookstores during the first six months of 2023 over last year, rising to $3.86 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Browse from Your Couch: Bookstores with Fantastic Websites for Browsing

With lists on cute cryptids, decolonial SFF, trans comics, and more, these indie bookstore websites are as fun to browse as their shelves! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-08 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Just for funsies, Michael Chabon built a replica of the SFF section of his childhood bookstore.

Michael Chabon—the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Wonder Boys, and The Yiddish Policeman’s Union—spent his Covid quarantine taking a trip…through time! Well, not literally, but in an emotional and curatorial sense, the speculative fiction maestro... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-04 16:04:28 UTC ]
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A US Court Temporarily Blocks a Library and Bookstore Law

A part of Arkansas' Act 372 would make it a crime for booksellers and librarians to give minors certain state-disapproved books. The post A US Court Temporarily Blocks a Library and Bookstore Law appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-07-31 00:15:55 UTC ]
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Washington, D.C.'s Solid State Books Unionizes

Workers at Solid State Books have unanimously voted to ratify its first union contract during a virtual meeting attended by 100% of the store's staff, according to United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400, which represents workers at the store. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Libro.fm Opens, Audiobook Sales Through Local Bookstores

The seven-year-old Seattle-based Libro.fm opens a Bookshop.org-style audiobook-selling service in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. The post Libro.fm Opens, Audiobook Sales Through Local Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-07-26 13:34:20 UTC ]
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May Bookstore Sales Bounce Back

After falling in April, bookstore sales rose 6% in May over 2022, rising to $650 million from $613 million a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstores in the Northeast Recover from Flooding

Two days after New England and the Mid-Atlantic were inundated with record rainfall that left parts of Vermont and other states flooded, booksellers in the region are recovering. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-12 04:00:00 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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