Libro.fm to Hire 10 Unemployed Booksellers

Libro.fm is hiring 10 booksellers from the ranks of those who were laid off due to the new coronavirus crisis as part of a special month-long project. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Help unemployed booksellers, shop here: The Bookstore at the End of the World

We’ve already brought your attention to the ways you can help bookstores (and bookstore workers) during the coronavirus pandemic, and here’s another one: a collective of recently laid-off booksellers has started an online storefront at Bookshop.org (in case you missed it, Bookshop is the new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-25 15:14:23 UTC ]
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Unemployed NYC Booksellers Launch Online Bookstore

More than a dozen out-of-work booksellers in New York City have launched The Bookstore at the End of the World on Bookshop.org, to "make money doing what they do best." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade trio launches £10,000 crowdfunder for booksellers hit by Covid-19 crisis

Three members of the trade have launched a £10,000 crowdfunder raising money for hardship grants to help booksellers hit by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:43:54 UTC ]
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Hong Kong bookseller sentenced to 10 years in prison in China

A court in eastern China has sentenced a Swedish seller of books that took a skeptical look at the ruling Communist Party to 10 years in prison for "illegally providing intelligence overseas," in a further sign of Beijing's hard line toward its... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-02-25 13:14:25 UTC ]
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China Sentences Hong Kong Bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 Years in Prison

Mr. Gui, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen, ran a publishing house that appeared to anger the Communist Party Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-25 10:07:44 UTC ]
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China Sentences Hong Kong Bookseller to 10 Years in Prison

Gui Minhai, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen, ran a publishing house that appeared to anger the Communist Party Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-25 06:02:16 UTC ]
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10 Useful Skills For Working as a Bookseller

Thinking about becoming a bookseller? From hand-selling to music choice, here are a few of the useful skills one new bookseller learned about on the job. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-04 11:38:38 UTC ]
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All the latest production moves, hires and partnerships: July 10, 2019

Los Angeles-based Hey Baby has added Polish-born filmmaker Stash Capar to its roster, his first representation in the United States. Capar worked between the U.K., Scandinavia and Dubai on assignments as an editor and promo producer for a decade before filming his own indie project, which was... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-10 14:04:36 UTC ]
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Top 10 most-read Bookseller stories of 2018

Lionel Shriver's controversial opinion piece on diversity, a publishing start-up offering aspiring writers a £24k salary and Waterstones' shock acquisition of Foyles all feature in the Top 10 most-read stories on The Bookseller website in 2018. But what's at number one? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Head of Zeus hires booksellers to lead new sales team

Head of Zeus has established its own sales team to sell and market its books to independent and high street booksellers across the UK from the beginning of September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Amazon Opening More Bookstores? It's Hiring Booksellers.

While the mall operator who said on Tuesday that Amazon intends to open up to 400 bookstores is backtracking, the tech giant has posted job openings for several bookstore positions in the San Diego/La Jolla area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending July 10, 2015

Among this week's openings are the Tiger’s Den bookstore/bar in St. Joseph, Mo. And, in other news, Lancaster, Pa., bookstore Aaron's Books is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Children’s Bookseller Challenges—And How Stores Solved Them: Children's Institute 2015

Every day, children’s booksellers have to overcome hurdles to sell more books and increase foot traffic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending April 10, 2015

April marks the opening of two stores with a children’s connection: one is a children’s only bookstore, the other showcases indie authors and was launched by a children's book author. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Celebrate 10 Years of Winter Institute

For some booksellers attending Winter Institute, the fist pumps began before their planes even touched down in Asheville, N.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Round Up, Week Ending October 10, 2014

Albertine, the newly opened New York City bookstore of the French Embassy, launches a six-day festival and two stores mark reopenings: Third Street Books and Know Knew Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers pick Christmas 'top 10'

Independent booksellers have chosen the 10 "less ordinary" books they think will become... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hiring the Next Generation Of Booksellers

Thinking about how to give the next generation a step up, four young booksellers started the Emerging Leaders Project in 2006 with the support of the American Booksellers Association. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Booksellers! Apply for an International Bookselling Fellowship

Bookselling Without Borders is a global partnership of independent publishers that supports travel to international book fairs and residencies for booksellers. It is currently accepting applications for 2020 fellowships. BWB connects booksellers to the international book community through... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-12 09:46:49 UTC ]
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