Lin-Manuel Miranda has a surprisingly personal reason for opening a bookstore in the age of Amazon

He may have created the biggest hit on Broadway, but the ‘Hamilton’ auteur still thinks small in a lot of ways, especially when it comes to business. Along with being the creator of a little show called Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda is also known for his enthusiastic social media presence—including a rapid-fire tweeting style that helped spread the word about his future Broadway megahit back when it was still finding an audience.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-11-08 17:15:09 UTC ]
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Lin-Manuel Miranda is not throwing away his shot (to reopen the Drama Book Shop).

A bookshop that runs independently Meanwhile, Amazon keeps shittin’ on us endlessly Essentially, the rent keeps rising relentlessly Let the tourists come around, go on a spending spree Stop by, exchange ideas, sip some coffee There will be a cultural revolution in this city Enter me, the Drama... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Departures celebrates its 30th anniversary with a little help from Lin-Manuel Miranda

As part of Ad Age’s continuing media coverage, here’s our ever-expanding annual survey of fall magazine covers, which have been hitting newsstands and subscribers’ mailboxes. We’ll be adding to this post throughout August, so keep coming back. Departures, the lifestyle magazine for American... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Lin-Manuel Miranda buys much-loved New York bookshop

New York's Drama Book Shop is taken over by the Hamilton creator and three of his collaborators. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King, Lin-Manuel Miranda and other celebs salute ‘legendary adventurer in screenwriting’ William Goldman

William Goldman famously penned the words “Nobody knows anything” in his Hollywood memoir “Adventures in the Screen Trade.” But in the wake of his passing, it is clear that the film industry does know one thing: how much Goldman will be missed. The Oscar-winning screenwriter of “All the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon will be opening a bookstore in L.A.

Amazon is planning to open a bookstore in a Century City mall, its first brick-and-mortar bookstore in Los Angeles. The online retailer, credited with causing a crisis in the physical bookselling industry, has opened five brick-and-mortar bookstores in the last 18 months and has announced plans... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amazon Opens Second Bookstore In Massachusetts

Amazon's second Massachusetts bricks and mortar opened yesterday, becoming the e-commerce giant's sixth physical bookstore in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Opening Second NYC Bookstore

Amazon has confirmed that it will open a bricks and mortar location at 7 West 34th Street this summer. The new outlet will be the second New York City store for the company, its 11th nationwide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Got writer's block? Lin-Manuel Miranda has a playlist for you

If you’re afflicted with writer's block, “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda doesn't want you throwing away your shot — and he's made a Spotify playlist to help you put pen to paper. The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright revealed his literary-themed playlist, titled "Write Your Way Out," on... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens its first East Coast bookstore — in Dedham, Mass.

Online retailer Amazon is opening its fourth brick-and-mortar bookstore, undeterred by critics who accuse the company of trying to put independent booksellers out of business. The Boston Globe reports that Amazon Books held a preview of its store in Dedham, Mass., on Saturday, drawing crowds of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amazon to open bookstores in Chicago and Portland

For an independent bookstore, few threats are bigger than Amazon. With its ebook store and brutally competitive print book prices, it can be hard for a family-run business to compete. Well, it's only going to get tougher now that Amazon is expanding... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon Opening a Physical Bookstore in Chicago

The mega-retailer is moving forward with bricks-and-mortar stores and is planning to open a 7,200 sq. ft. store in the Windy City's Southport Corridor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon To Open Another Brick-And-Mortar Bookstore In San Diego

After debuting its first physical bookstore in Seattle last year, Amazon is expanding its footprint with a second location.Amazon is building a second brick-and-mortar bookstore in a San Diego mall, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports, with plans to open the store this summer. The new location... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Hell, yeah, Amazon should open more bookstores

There is collective head-scratching across the InterWebs about a Wall Street Journal report that Amazon will open as many as 300, or even 400, stores selling books. The company's massive success selling ebooks and the cost and selection advantages of warehousing their physical counterparts make... Continue reading at Betanews

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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

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Amazon To Open Hundreds Of Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores

After putting booksellers out of business, Amazon is set to open its own retail chain.Amazon, the online retailer that killed off so many independent bookshops, is getting ready to launch its own brick-and-mortar book chain. According to the Wall Street Journal, the CEO of a major mall operator,... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Amazon Rumored to Be Opening 400 Bookstores

In discussing fourth quarter results, the CEO of one of the country's largest mall operators said it is his understanding that Amazon's goal is to open 300 to 400 bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon opening a brick-and-mortar bookstore

Twenty years after Amazon.com famously upended the brick-and-mortar book business, the e-commerce giant is going to open a physical bookstore of its own. Continue reading at Stuff

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Amazon Opens First Bricks and Mortar Bookstore

The tech giant that pioneered online bookselling is going old school. Amazon unveiled its first bricks-and-mortar bookstore, Amazon Books, in Seattle’s upscale University Village shopping mall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon to open bookstore on International Space Station

Amazon is to open a bookstore selling physical books on the International Space Station (ISS).... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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