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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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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Friend of booksellers James Patterson will donate $500,000 to indie bookstores.

James Patterson has a long history of helping independent bookstores. In in 2014, he donated $1 million to indie bookstores, and staring in 2015, his Holiday Bonus program has given payments between $500 and $5,000 to bookstore employees each year. Now, as bookstores struggle to keep afloat... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-03 14:23:07 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries (+video)

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson Leads Group Seeking to Raise Millions for Bookstores

Author James Patterson is spearheading a group that includes Reese Witherspoon, Reese’s Book Club, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and the American Booksellers Association in an effort to raise millions of dollars to help save independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson Makes Holiday Donation to Indies

Eighty-one booksellers got a special gift just in time for the holidays. The bestselling author sent out $473,000 in grants for the third round of his million-dollar campaign to invest in indies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author James Patterson Funding Drive To Save Indie Booksellers

On Thursday, the best-selling author pledged $500,000 to a new campaign: #SaveIndieBookstores. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-04-02 20:17:14 UTC ]
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Coal Barons Who Donated $1 Million to Trump’s Increasingly Suspicious Inauguration Fund May Get Huge Favor

Bloomberg published an eyebrow-raising report Thursday night about a draft proposal being prepared by the Trump administration that would subsidize the coal industry in part by invoking a Cold War-era law intended for use in national security emergencies: Continue reading at Slate

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James Patterson to Give Indies a $250,000 Bonus

After offering $1 million in grants to indies last year, the bestselling author is continuing to show his support for bookseller "heroes" through holiday bonuses to those working on the frontline, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After First Weekend, E.L. James's 'Grey' Sells over 1 Million Copies

Given demand, publisher Vintage plans to go back for third, fourth and fifth printings on the title, which was released June 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson donates $100k to ANZ indies

James Patterson has extended his support of indies to Australia and New Zealand, offering bookshops $5,000 each from a pool of $100,000 to spend on initiatives to get children reading. The best-selling American author has already given indies in the US and the UK grants and he has also donated... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson does it again: more school library donations

Patterson originally announced that he would be donating $1.25 million to school libraries but now he's increasing the amount to $1.5 million. 'I’m blown away by the number of parents and teachers who have shared the urgent needs of their community’s school library,” the author said in a... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson to Donate $1.25M to Libraries

As part of a new initiative designed to raise awareness about the state of school libraries in the U.S., James Patterson announced that he will make a $1.25 million donation to school libraries across the country this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates funds for first World Book Day Award

Through the award, five schools in Britain and Ireland will receive funds for their libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates funds for first World Book Day Award (+video)

Through the award, five schools in Britain and Ireland will receive funds for their libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson donates initial £267k to US indies

US author James Patterson has followed through on his promise to donate $1m to US independent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-20 00:00:00 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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Minneapolis Indie Bookstores Weather Riots

Two Minneapolis indie bookstores on the city blocks most torn apart by the protests on Wednesday evening that continued into the early morning hours on Thursday have so far escaped unscathed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Clinton and James Patterson Announce Next Novel Together

President Bill Clinton and author James Patterson will cowrite a second novel together, 'The President's Daughter,' to be published jointly by Alfred A. Knopf and Little, Brown in June 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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