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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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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Lemony Snicket Rallies Support for Indie Bookstores

Daniel Handler suggests that authors should pick an independent bookstore close to where they live and sign books for them to sell. The post Lemony Snicket Rallies Support for Indie Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie thanks America's independent bookstores for support during fatwa

The letter of gratitude Salman Rushdie wrote to independent bookstores has been made into a poster that will be hung in some stores. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore

For this year's Love Your Bookstore Challenge, the staff at Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore share their colorful and varied must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-13 11:00:58 UTC ]
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‘Giving Tuesday’: Penguin Random House Supports Worldreader, Ingram Supports Binc

Two corporate leaders in international publishing, Penguin Random House and Ingram, are kicking off the 'season of giving' with support for book related charities. The post ‘Giving Tuesday’: Penguin Random House Supports Worldreader, Ingram Supports Binc appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Bookstore Makes the Shortlist for PW Bookstore of the Year

For the first time in the nearly 25-year history of the PW Bookstore of the Year Awards, a children’s only bookstore, Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, was named one of five finalists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid Polish Bookstore Decline, Help for Small Bookstores

Poland is dominated by two major bookselling chains, but the city of Krakow is offering support to small, indie booksellers to preserve cultural heritage. The post Amid Polish Bookstore Decline, Help for Small Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The employees at iconic NYC bookstore McNally Jackson have voted to unionize.

Earlier today, the employees of the New York City-based indie bookshop McNally Jackson voted to join the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU). RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum says, “We’re proud to welcome the workers of McNally Jackson into our union. Tonight, they showed that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-13 20:10:34 UTC ]
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Snakes, Bots, and Socks, Oh My!: A Bookstore Lost & Found (shelftalker)

TweetSomeone came up to one of our children’s specialists the other day and asked if anyone had ever retrieved the $200 Harry Potter boxed set that had been accidentally knocked into the hollow column next to the Harry Potter section during our storewide inventory in July. Since no one had... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 13:00:27 UTC ]
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October Bookstore Sales Fell 1.7%

According to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, bookstore sales dropped 1.7% in October compared to 2018 and were down 5.6% for the first 10 months of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside the State Department’s fight against Russian disinformation

Former undersecretary Richard Stengel’s account also illuminates the agency’s culture and customs. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-27 17:01:51 UTC ]
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