PNBA 2019: Strong Sales Make for Upbeat Show

With a good summer and the beginnings of a strong fall, booksellers at this year's Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association annual trade show, were decidedly upbeat. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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