In Pittsburgh, a Bookstore Where ‘Freewheeling Curiosity’ Reigns

At a shop that at times functioned as a sanctuary after the Tree of Life shooting, the owner sees his job as “a moral obligation.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-18 09:00:09 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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September Bookstore Sales Fell 2.3%

With bookstore sales declining 2.3% in September compared to a year ago, sales for the first nine months of 2019 were down 5.6% compared to the same months in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Comedians Troll Donald Trump Jr. With Bookstore Cover Swap Stunt

Comedy group The Good Liars changed covers on the presidential son's book to "make it a little more honest." Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2019-11-09 12:52:40 UTC ]
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A Toronto Bookstore Amplifies Marginalized Voices

Another Story Bookshop is focused on social justice and diversity, continuing the mission its founder established over 30 years ago. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-09 10:00:11 UTC ]
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Here’s why you should preorder all your books from independent bookstores.

Who doesn’t love an independent bookshop? Think of the Shop Around the Corner in You’ve Got Mail! Think of the Travel Book Co. in Notting Hill! Embryo Concepts in Funny Face! Black Books from the British sitcom of the same name! Think of the real brick-and-mortar bookshop in your own community.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-08 19:34:19 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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Love Your Bookstore: Books Are Magic

Just a few days from the 2019 Love Your Bookstore Challenge, Brooklyn's Books Are Magic crew weigh in with staff picks and must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Books Are Magic appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-06 11:00:45 UTC ]
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On a Greek Island, a Bookstore With Some Mythology of Its Own

Atlantis Books on Santorini has become a popular tourist attraction and one of Europe’s most enchanting bookshops. Just don’t believe everything you hear. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-27 09:00:11 UTC ]
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‘Cabinets of Curiosities’ delves into the history of collectors and their stunning, strange acquisitions

When private collecting went public, the tchotchkes of noblemen became hot tickets. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-24 12:56:40 UTC ]
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A tornado has leveled Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore.

On Sunday night, Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore and only full-service indie bookshop, endured a direct hit from a tornado that barreled through Dallas’ commercial districts, tearing a wide swath through local shops and national chains alike. The bookstore, along with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 19:23:12 UTC ]
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Two Minnesota Indie Bookstores Partnered Up, and Business Is Booming

Twin Cities area bookstores Excelsior Bay Books and Valley Bookseller have entered a unique collaborative relationship that is attracting A-list authors to their premises and bumping up both stores’ sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 10.3% in August

Bookstore sales tumbled 10.3% in August compared to August 2018, according to preliminary figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The double digit decline suggests that college students are cutting their purchases of print materials in favor of greater use of digital content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Make It Scream, Make It Burn’ presents a curiosity cabinet of subjects

In her essay collection, Leslie Jamison profiles outsiders and tests the limits of empathy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-04 02:41:53 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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Strand Bookstore owner says landmark status will be challenged in court

The owner of the Strand Bookstore plans to sue the city to fight a landmark designation applied to the property over the owner's opposition.  An attorney for store owner Nancy Bass Wyden told... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-09-24 13:47:21 UTC ]
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Once seen as a dying business, city bookstores are gaining ground

In his more than 30 years selling books on the Upper West Side, Chris Doeblin has weathered competition from Barnes and Noble and Amazon and the ascent of e-readers. He has figured out how to mix... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-09-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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