Obituary: Bookseller Demetria Togeas

The manager of Vroman’s Hastings Ranch store since 2002 passed away March 14 after a long battle with cancer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Bookseller Anne Irish

Anne Irish, a leading figure in children's bookselling in America, died on January 26 at age 78; she was among a cadre of women who opened and purchased bookstores in the 1970s and 1980s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Bookseller and Activist Rhett Jackson

The former ABA president and founder of the Happy Bookseller in Columbia, S.C., died on May 26. He was 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Beloved North Carolina Bookseller Nancy Olson

The founder of Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh, N.C., who helped launch North Carolina's literary revival, died yesterday. She was 75 years old. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller calls for authors to pen 'ode to booksellers'

The Bookseller is calling for authors to pen an “ode to booksellers” as part of a celebration of the trade during a time when high-street bookshops are unable to open their doors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 20:12:04 UTC ]
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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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San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midwest Booksellers Association Announces Bookseller Award

The new Midwest Bookseller of the Year award will honor excellence in bookselling and be awarded, annually, to a bookseller affiliated with any indie in the MIBA region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: No Matter Where You Live, There's a Book for There: TK# Picks from Booksellers

Booksellers from across the country share standout books with strong regional ties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Constance C. Greene

Children's book author Constance C. Greene, best known for such notable middle-grade novels as 'A Girl Named Al' and 'Beat the Turtle Drum,' died on April 7 at age 96. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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German booksellers concerned by UK import delays

Three months after the post-Brexit transition period ended on 31st December, wholesalers and booksellers in Germany, one of the largest book export markets on the continent, have joined British publishers in concerns about delays and rising costs hitting the trade since the UK became a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-31 15:59:15 UTC ]
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Bookselling Ireland calls for Taoiseach to make bookshops 'essential'

Bookselling Ireland has today (1st April) written to the Taoiseach to ask that bookshops be classed as "essential" retail and allowed to open, or be granted special dispensation to offer click and collect services. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-31 15:26:01 UTC ]
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Obituary: Norma Jean Sawicki

Longtime children's book editor Norma Jean Sawicki died on March 4 at her home in Manhattan; she was 78. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Beverly Cleary

Children’s author Beverly Cleary, whose stories featuring such endearing and enduring characters as Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins elevated her to iconic status, died March 25 at 104. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ann K. Beneduce

Revered children's book editor and author Ann K. Beneduce, who had a guiding hand in launching the careers of Eric Carle and many other authors and illustrators, died on March 18 in Princeton, N.J. She was 102. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller survey finds fatigue and low morale after year of lockdown

A survey conducted by The Bookseller reveals that 12 months after lockdown began, many feel low and isolated, with views on a return to ‘normal’ life decidedly split. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-19 15:22:20 UTC ]
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Obituary: Joan Walsh Anglund

Children's book creator Joan Walsh Anglund, widely known for her instantly recognizable images of sweet-faced, dot-eyed children, died on March 9; she was 95. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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