Indie booksellers win night with limited edition proof of Ferrante novel

Ten indie booksellers from across the UK have won the chance to spend the night in a hotel burning the midnight oil with a limited edition proof of the new Elena Ferrante novel.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 16:22:56 UTC ]
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CI4: Finding a Win-Win for Indie Booksellers and Libraries

How independent booksellers and libraries are collaborating on programs to benefit kids and help out the bottom line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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 Pick Some Favorites

We look at the adult and children’s authors originally tapped by booksellers to appear at this year’s Winter Institute—although due to the cancellation of the in-person event, the panel will now be virtual. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Bookseller launches annual Christmas trading survey for indies

The Bookseller is inviting independent bookshops across the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas trading survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-20 17:57:32 UTC ]
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How Four Bestselling Authors Connected with Readers, Helped Indie Booksellers, and Beat the Pandemic

What launched as a sort of support group in the early days of Covid-19, Friends & Fiction celebrated its 100th episode on November 24. PW caught up with show's creators and hosts, Mary Kay Andrews, Kristin Harmel, Kristy Woodson Harvey, and Patti Callahan Henry, to talk about the remarkable... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In ‘Something More Than Night,’ Raymond Chandler and Boris Karloff are a winning crime-fighting duo

Kim Newman’s latest novel finds pop-culture icons navigating a strange, dark world. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Wisconsin Booksellers Win 'PW's Star Watch Award

Gretchen Treu and Wes Lukes, co-owners of A Room of One’s Own in Madison, Wis., were named the 2021 Superstars at last night’s virtual celebration of PW Star Watch, a program that honors up-and-coming creatives in the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Get 'Mastering Python for Networking and Security -- Second Edition' ($27.99 value) FREE for a limited time

It’s now more apparent than ever that security is a critical aspect of IT infrastructure, and that devastating data breaches can occur from simple network line hacks. As shown in this book, combining the latest version of Python with an increased focus on network security can help you to level... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2021-10-13 17:39:30 UTC ]
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Proof goth is not dead: A first edition of Frankenstein just set a world auction record.

Mary Shelley was goth before it was cool. She wrote Frankenstein—sometimes described as the world’s first science fiction novel—as part of a horror story writing game. She lost her virginity to Percy Shelley on top of her mother’s grave. (To be fair, it was one of her main leisure spots, but... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Children's Institute 9: Indie Bookselling in a Post-Pandemic World

Booksellers focused on the nuts-and-bolts of indie bookselling in a post-pandemic world, with Wednesday roundtables on gift bundles and boxes and hosting virtual events especially well attended by Ci9 booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Donaldson, Sissay and Persaud win at Indie Book Awards

Julia Donaldson, Sara Ogilvie, Lemn Sissay, Ingrid Persaud and Jasbinder Bilan have won prizes at the Indie Book Awards, held as part of Independent Bookshop Week's celebrations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Day in the Life of an Indie Bookseller

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U.S. Book Show: Indie Bookselling in the Digital Age

A panel of executives from Bookshop.org, Libro.fm, and IndieCommerce discussed ways in which booksellers could use their platforms to take full advantage of the shifts in consumer behavior since the pandemic began. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BAE founder Marianne Tatepo to guest edit The Bookseller

The Bookseller magazine is to bring in a guest editor for the first time, with Marianne Tatepo, the founder of the Black Agents & Editors' Group (BAE), to take the reins for the 9th April issue. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Power to the Peepal: Leeds-based indie enjoys reward of second major award win

Peepal Tree Press is behind the dark, magical realist novel that scooped the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year last week, with The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey putting a new spotlight on a small publisher that has consistently supported international Caribbean writing for 35 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie booksellers 'hanging in there' as lockdown stretches towards April

Indie booksellers remain generally optimistic they can “weather the storm” of the latest lockdowns, despite fears England's shop closures could last until April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie booksellers invited to complete 2020 Christmas trading survey

Indie bookshops in the UK and Ireland are invited to complete The Bookseller’s annual Christmas trading survey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Let an Indie Bookseller Pick the Best Book Subscription for You

Missing the recommendations of your favorite independent booksellers? Let a bookseller choose your next read through these subscription boxes. Continue reading at Book Riot

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"At Home with Four Indies" wins FutureBook Team of the Year award

The four booksellers behind the "At Home with Four Indies" initiative have been named as FutureBook’s Team of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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