Reactions to Moscow’s Support for Russian Bookstores

Russia's Ministry of Culture promises favorable rent rates to bookshops, but how much can that help with a dearth of Russian bookstores? The post Reactions to Moscow’s Support for Russian Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Gov’t Offers Support for Bookstores

With the number of bookstores in Russia in free fall as a result of rising rents, the Russian government is extending subsidies to support retailers. The post Russian Gov’t Offers Support for Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support

Asking consumers to remember what booksellers mean to them, Spain's publishing industry associations roll out a campaign to reopen book retailers. The post Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-04 13:07:04 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstores to Support Now

Activists across the United States are encouraging book lovers who want to show support for the ongoing protests against police violence to buy books from black-owned and African-American focused bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstores Show Support for Protests

Bookstores across the country are expressing support for the protests against police violence by offering material support, promoting antiracism books, and encouraging people to shop at black-owned businesses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: Russian Publishers See Bookstore Sales Plummet

As much as 75 percent of the Russian book industry's usual domestic profits may be lost during the closures of physical bookstores in the pandemic. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Russian Publishers See Bookstore Sales Plummet appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-08 14:11:48 UTC ]
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Support Indie Bookstores Without Leaving Your Home

For the past six years, Independent Bookstore Day—billed as a “one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country”—has taken place on the last Saturday of April. (That’s tomorrow!) It’s usually a fun, light-hearted, occasionally raucous spring day where book lovers go... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-04-24 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Organizations Urge Public to Support Bookstores

In a joint statement released to mark World Book Day, leaders of three organizations serving the publishing industry issued a cry to support the country’s booksellers as they struggle to survive the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The only thing better than books is bookstore t-shirts that support booksellers.

It’s not a particularly hopeful time for literally anyone right now (unless maybe you’re getting a $1.7 million tax break?) but that doesn’t mean we should stop trying to help people whenever we can. I’m getting pretty tired of washing my clothes in the bathtub and have been sorely tempted to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 15:09:39 UTC ]
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A new app has details on how to support 600 independent bookstores right now.

The plight of independent bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic has brought an outpouring of public support—but, along with it, an often-overwhelming deluge of messaging about whom to support and how. A new app, Save Your Bookstore, is trying to pull more of it together in one place. Save... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-09 16:59:54 UTC ]
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This app lets you find indie bookstores to support through the coronavirus shutdowns

Save Your Bookstore points you to the best way to get cash to shuttered booksellers near you. As COVID-19 has forced small bookstores to close, many are wondering how they’ll survive—though a surge in support from communities placing online orders is helping. A new app is designed to let you... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-01 14:00:29 UTC ]
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How you can support bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Though most bookstores are closing their doors to the public, you can still buy books from them! And because you believe in our shared responsibility to preserve the wellbeing of those most vulnerable among us, you’re staying home and reading books, right? This past weekend saw many book people... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-16 19:01:49 UTC ]
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Top Russian Titles and Highlights at Moscow’s 2019 Non/Fiction Book Fair

A new location for the Non/Fiction Book Fair in Moscow brings higher book sales, international contacts, and a look at the top Russian books of 2019. The post Top Russian Titles and Highlights at Moscow’s 2019 Non/Fiction Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-16 06:30:12 UTC ]
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Russian Officials Pledge 2019 Support for Independent Booksellers

In Russia, a government plan to provide lower-cost retail sites to independent booksellers at state cultural facilities may help smaller bookstores survive. The post Russian Officials Pledge 2019 Support for Independent Booksellers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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61 amazing independent bookstores worth supporting this holiday season

They don’t own Whole Foods, but they do sell books! As Groucho Marx once said, outside of a dog, books are man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Moscow, Ministry Looks To Raise International Visibility for Russian Books

Education and science minister Olga Vasilieva says the collapse of the Soviet Union ended the work of international promotion agencies for Russian books. The post In Moscow, Ministry Looks To Raise International Visibility for Russian Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Government Support Disappoints Publishers and Booksellers

Without much in the way of economic initiatives, Russia's support measures for publishers and booksellers leave most of the effort to regional governments. The post Russian Government Support Disappoints Publishers and Booksellers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Groups Urge Authors to Support N.C. Bookstores

In response to Sherman Alexie’s decision to cancel an appearance in North Carolina and concerns that more cancellations could follow, the ABA and other book-related groups asked authors not to punish booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Battling bias on the shop floor: how bookstores can support diversity

A bookseller explains how Kamila Shamsie’s call for gender equality in the industry, and the fiery debate it provoked, could lead to greater diversity all aroundKamila Shamsie calling for a year of publishing only women has certainly unleashed a storm. Some disagree that gender bias exists,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Asks Bookstores to Support #JeSuisCharlie

The ABA is working to obtain copies of the next issue of 'Charlie Hebdo' for bookstores to carry; it is also encouraging booksellers to show their support on social media. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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