Many ‘Angles,’ Shared Purpose at NAIBA Convention

Over five hundred booksellers, authors, and publishers shared unique perspectives on bookselling at the two-day New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association annual gathering in Cherry Hill, N.J, from October 6-8. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop Heroes share top bookselling tips

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British Army to share leadership know-how in book for Penguin Business

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NAIBA Membership Pulls Together During a Difficult Year

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