'Hamilton' Is #1, On Broadway and in Bookstores

'Hamilton: The Revolution' by Lin-Manuel Miranda and veteran reporter Jeremy McCarter has hit #1 on the PW's nonfiction bestseller list, and is currently out of stock on Amazon. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Popular Broadway bookstore to close after rent hike

The Drama Book Shop, known for its exhaustive collection of plays and books on theater and as hallowed ground for the Broadway set, will shutter its store at 250 W. 40th St. early next year. Its... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six-Month Bookstore Sales Down 1%

A 5.3% increase in June bookstore sales over June 2017 was not quite enough to offset a soft start to the year and bookstore sales finished the first half of 2018 with sales down 1.0% compared to a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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October Bookstore Sales Slipped 1%

Bookstore sales for October were $774 million, down from $782 million in October 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: November 1, 2016

A bookstore/restaurant preps for its Maryland opening; stores expand in New Jersey and Washington; a California bookstore adds a publishing arm; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder builds on Broadway success with The Hamilton Affair

Hodder & Stoughton is publishing The Hamilton Affair this October, following the success of "Hamilton", the hip hop musical, which has grossed $61.7m at the box office since its April 2015 Broadway debut. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: August 1, 2016

The Bronx gets closer to having a winning store; customers petition to keep a bookstore landmark in D.C.; stores open in New Jersey and Arkansans; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: June 1, 2016

A Canadian couple sets up shop in Edmonton; an IT expert opens a low-tech kids’ store in California; a Washington state classic changes hands; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: April 1, 2016

A new bookstore is about to be constructed in Illinois, a store in the Berkshires marks its first 40 years under one owner, and a memorial is scheduled for a former Pennsylvania bookseller. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson completes $1 million in donations to independent bookstores

'Here's to local governments waking up to the fact that bookstores and libraries are essential to our way of life,' Patterson said in a statement. 'Here's to media coverage of books, booksellers, and publishers, and to a wiser, more literate America.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson will donate $1 million to indie bookstores

Patterson says a bookstore will need to be 'viable' and have a kids' section to qualify for a donation. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent bookstore owner invests in online bookstore famous for destroying independent bookstores.

Nancy Bass Wyden, owner of New York City’s Strand Bookstore—one of the largest independent bookstores in the country—purchased stock in Amazon three times between April 6 and May 1, totaling somewhere between $115,000 and $250,000, according to Barron’s. If you’ll recall this was a time period... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-05 16:29:38 UTC ]
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Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore

For this year's Love Your Bookstore Challenge, the staff at Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore share their colorful and varied must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-13 11:00:58 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Bookstore Makes the Shortlist for PW Bookstore of the Year

For the first time in the nearly 25-year history of the PW Bookstore of the Year Awards, a children’s only bookstore, Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, was named one of five finalists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greenlight Bookstore is pledging to improve treatment of Black employees and customers.

The owners of Greenlight Bookstore, which has two Brooklyn locations, came forward this week to take responsibility for “negative experiences of Black customers and employees in our stores” with a commitment to improving. In an open letter published Wednesday, co-owners Rebecca Fitting and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-10 16:24:01 UTC ]
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Education technology firms merge to form Boca Raton-based company with 1,400 employees

New York-based Veritas Equity and Leeds Equity Partners consolidated multiple large education technology firms to form Anthology, based in Boca Raton. The company made it official this week after the private equity companies acquired Boca Ration-based Campus Management; Campus Labs in Buffalo,... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-07-07 18:29:21 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton scoops Lloyd's mythic Trinidad-set debut

Hamish Hamilton has acquired Ayanna Gillian Lloyd's debut The Gatekeepers, and a further novel, at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 23:15:04 UTC ]
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Mission-Driven Indie Bookstores Drop J.K. Rowling's Books

Three mission-driven indie bookstores well-known for their commitment to social justice have ceased stocking books written by J.K. Rowling, accusing the Harry Potter author of promoting hatred towards transgender people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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