Strand Bookstore owner says landmark status will be challenged in court

The owner of the Strand Bookstore plans to sue the city to fight a landmark designation applied to the property over the owner's opposition.  An attorney for store owner Nancy Bass Wyden told... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-09-24 13:47:21 UTC ]
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Strand Bookstore granted landmark status over owner’s objections

The pilot killed when his helicopter of a Midtown skyscraper in rain and fog radioed that he was lost and trying to get back to the heliport but couldn't find it, an official briefed on the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-12 11:09:48 UTC ]
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Strand Bookstore landmarked over owner's objections

The building that's home to the famous Strand Bookstore in the East Village was designated a city landmark Tuesday despite warnings from the property's and store's owner that the status could... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-12 12:57:30 UTC ]
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Strand offers compromise to avoid landmark status

Strand Book Store’s owner made one last attempt to fend off the city’s request to designate the building as a landmark by instead offering to place a preservation easement on the storefront. A... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dear Bookstore Owner, P.S. (shelftalker)

A little additional advice to self-published authors on maintaining successful relationships with indie booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-19 12:00:51 UTC ]
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A British Indie Bookstore Owner Holds Barnes & Nobles’ Fate In His Hands: Critical Linking, July 25th, 2019

Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Libro.FM. “Despite ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-25 10:30:48 UTC ]
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Rejecting Objections, NYC Landmarks the Strand

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to landmark 826 Broadway, the building that houses the Strand Bookstore—a decision the owner says will be costly to the store. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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German supreme court rejects ad-block challenge

Publishing giant Axel Springer has lost a long-running case seeking to limit the use of Adblock Plus. Continue reading at BBC World

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Memphis Bookstore Not Likely to Be Saved, Says Owner

Despite generating $5 million in sales a year, Neil Van Uum is closing Booksellers at Laurelwood in Memphis, Tenn., citing rent hikes and slowing sales as the culprit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google's online library of books

The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Google Inc.'s online book library from authors who said the project makes it harder for them to market their work. The justices let stand lower court rulings in favor of Mountain View, Calif.-based Google and rejected the authors' claim that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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New Shakespeare & Co. Owner Envisions a National Bookstore Chain

Several months after buying Shakespeare & Co, Dane Neller, cofounder of the company that makes the Espresso book machine, is busy transforming the store with an eye toward national expansion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Five Minutes With Michael Evans, co-owner of Expressions bookstore at Lexington Market

Bookseller Michael Evans sees great possibilities ahead for historic Lexington Market and Baltimore's west side, where his family has built a business over three decades.While other independent bookstores have shut down and even big chains have struggled to stay relevant in an age of ebooks,... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Irish publisher to challenge jury's libel award at European court

Independent Newspapers argues that €1.25m defamation award was disproportionate and has a ‘serious chilling effect’ on freedom of expression Ireland’s Independent Newspapers’ group is to challenge Irish defamation laws at the European Court of Human Rights, reports the Irish Times. The newspaper... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Argentina’s Bookstores Thrive Despite Digital Challenges

Despite the growth of online bookselling and a 7X increase in the number of ebooks, Argentina's 2,256 bookstores are still responsible for 80% of annual book sales. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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US court throws out class-action status in Google books case, for now

A U.S. court has decided that the class-action designation of the copyright lawsuit brought against Google by the Authors Guild over the company's book-scanning project was "premature," and has returned the suit to a lower court for consideration of fair use issues.The Authors Guild filed its... Continue reading at PC World

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Court lets Google appeal ebooks class status

Google has won the right to appeal the granting of class status to thousands of authors suing the search engine company over its ambitious plan to create the world's largest digital books library. Continue reading at Stuff

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High Court challenge launched over library cuts in Gloucestershire and Somerset

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 15:33 A High Court challenge is being launched over library closures in Gloucestershire and Somerset, in what is believed to be the first case of its kind. A challenge to the coalition government's "vague" Big Society concept,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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

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