How you can support bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Though most bookstores are closing their doors to the public, you can still buy books from them! And because you believe in our shared responsibility to preserve the wellbeing of those most vulnerable among us, you’re staying home and reading books, right? This past weekend saw many book people taking to Twitter to start recommendation […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-16 19:01:49 UTC ]
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This app lets you find indie bookstores to support through the coronavirus shutdowns

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[ Fast Company | 2020-04-01 14:00:29 UTC ]
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Another Pandemic Surprise: A Mini Indie Bookstore Boom

Though Covid-19 isn't going anywhere and challenges remain, new independent bookstores are opening up and doing well. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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These bookstores are the best in the country at supporting indie lit.

In advance of Independent Bookstore Day on April 24, the Community of Literary Magazines & Presses has put together a map of 140 bookstores that give special support to independent publishers. The list, which was compiled by recommendations from CLMP members, isn’t exhaustive, of course, but... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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5 Indie Bookstores That Started Book Subscriptions or Personalized Care Packages to Survive the Pandemic

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Column: America's oldest children's bookstore is struggling in the pandemic. But there's hope

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Workman Launches Campaign to Support Indie Bookstores

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‘That’s A Cult’: Bestselling Author Hits Trump-Supporting Coronavirus Deniers

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Brentwood's Diesel bookstore launches a GoFundMe as more stores struggle through pandemic

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”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic

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[ Digiday | 2020-08-20 04:01:00 UTC ]
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How to open a bookstore during a pandemic: Prepare for delays and lots of cleaning.

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Coronavirus Impact: German Bookstores on the Early Reopening Trek

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-15 15:54:42 UTC ]
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[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-12 08:48:42 UTC ]
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