Laurel Book Store to Expand

The Oakland store is moving downtown in early October and quadrupling its space. To help defray costs she just launched an Indiegogo campaign. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Polish Book Chains Re-imagine Stores, Expand to Small Cities

Poland's two largest bookstore chains, Matras and Empik, are adding new services and plan vast expansions amid a shrinking number of independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Raven Book Store Owner Sells Large Stake in Store to Seven Employees

Danny Caine, the owner of the Raven Book Store in Lawrence, Kans., has sold a 49% stake in the 35-year-old bookstore to a group of seven employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

With this year’s Independent Bookstore Day occurring at a particularly rough time for booksellers, the iconic Powell’s Books in Portland has decided to make a statement and stop selling through Amazon. In a statement, owner Emily Powell notes that the occasion, this year, feels “especially... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-27 19:29:44 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Expanded for 2019 in Children’s Books, Small Presses

The annual British Book Awards, with winners to be announced May 13, are widening their recognition of independent publishers and of nonfiction and illustrated work in children's books. The post British Book Awards Expanded for 2019 in Children’s Books, Small Presses appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long on Shortlists at London Book Fair: The Expanded British Book Awards

With 23 categories, the newly re-introduced British Book Awards are an uber suite of combined honors, known to some as the Nibbies. The post Long on Shortlists at London Book Fair: The Expanded British Book Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Strong First Season, Literati Book Fairs Expand Into New Territories

Schools in select cities across the country will be able to operate a Literati Book Fair in the new academic year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What book stores and the literary life contribute to ... life

A stack of new books illuminates the wonder of printed books — writing them, buying them, reading them. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-04 13:00:42 UTC ]
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Google Play Books Expands AI Audiobook Narration

Google Play Books has announced that publishers in six countries can now create, edit, publish, and sell auto-narrated audiobooks on its platform. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Janelle Monáe’s first book expands the world of her music

"The Memory Librarian," by Janelle Monáe, is a story collection about a dystopian near-future surveillance state where all who don’t conform are hunted down. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-20 12:01:15 UTC ]
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Comic Book Stores Offer To Send Free Copies Of 'Maus' To Tennessee Students

A Tennessee school board removed the graphic novel about the Holocaust from middle school curriculums. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-02-02 08:44:58 UTC ]
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Lawmakers Expand Inquiry into Library E-book Market

After questioning the Big Five publishers in September, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo (D-California) this week expanded their ongoing inquiry into the library e-book market with questions for nine major library e-book distributors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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National Teen Book Club aims to expand reach with grant from Law Family

The National Teen Book Club is aiming to reach 50,000 young people in 600 schools in a drive to raise literacy levels and encourage a love of reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-29 16:42:42 UTC ]
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China crackdown on Apple store hits holy book apps, Audible

Amazon’s audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the Apple store in mainland China Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-10-15 21:01:46 UTC ]
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Saturday is Love your Bookshop Day. 5 reasons why readers keep coming back to independent book stores

We interviewed booksellers about their experience of the pandemic and their customers. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-10-07 05:14:45 UTC ]
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ALA Expands Award for Books, Articles on Intellectual Freedom

The award will now honor journal articles in even number years and books in odd number years, with the Oboler committee now seeking nominations for the 2022 journal article award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Expands Translation Grants for Exhibitors

Organizers have expanded the 'Spotlight on Rights' translation grants in 2021 in support for the book industry. The post Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Expands Translation Grants for Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-21 13:30:25 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: The Raven Book Store

The Raven, founded by Mary Lou Wright and Pat Kehde in 1987, began as a mystery specialty store that also carried local interest titles. Today, under the leadership of Danny Caine, it is a full-service general bookstore, and has become an institution. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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TKO Studios Expands to the Book Trade, Movies

TKO Studios, an independent comics publisher based in Los Angeles designed around an unusual business model offering graphic novels and serial comics, is expanding its program into the book trade and TV and film development. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Foreign rights agency Books Everywhere expands under lockdown

A foreign rights consultancy agency launched during the first UK lockdown has managed to expand during the second. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 02:20:22 UTC ]
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