Indie booksellers honor Ottessa Moshfegh, Jonathan Lethem and the Natural History Museum

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association honors 2019 award winners Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-02 01:12:51 UTC ]
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Frances Lincoln teams up with Natural History Museum

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Natural History Museum launches ebook

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 08:17 The Natural History Museum has launched its first ebook for the iPad, created from the most expensive book ever sold. The ebook of The Birds of America by John James Audubon features all 435 illustration plates of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie booksellers invited to complete 2019 Christmas trading survey

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Brad Meltzer gets kids to care about history in PBS’s ‘Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum’

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Ann Patchett reveals the route to her bestseller and how she'll battle Amazon. (Shop dogs help.) Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Fires and power outages plague California indie booksellers.

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California Indie Booksellers Contend with Fires, Power Outages

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