The Number of Independent Bookstores in the U.S. Has Doubled in the Last 8 Years

Today's links include the continued rise in independent bookstores, a master bookseller on bookselling, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

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The Number of Independent Bookstores in the U.S. Has Doubled in the Last 8 Years

Today's links include the continued rise in independent bookstores, a master bookseller on bookselling, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-24 19:41:49 UTC ]
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Independent bookstore owners look back at a year spent trying to stay afloat. Not all of them succeeded.

Bouncers, hand deliveries and debt became the new reality for shop owners across the country. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Record number of stores in the running for Independent Bookshop of the Year

The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, have revealed the regional shortlists for the 2020 Independent Bookshop of the Year with a record 49 bookshops from nine regions across the UK and Ireland vying to be named the country’s best indie retailer for books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 22:49:23 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day by the Numbers

A quick look at how this year's Independent Bookstore Day went, with participating stores jumping from 365 to 430. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Independent bookstore owner invests in online bookstore famous for destroying independent bookstores.

Nancy Bass Wyden, owner of New York City’s Strand Bookstore—one of the largest independent bookstores in the country—purchased stock in Amazon three times between April 6 and May 1, totaling somewhere between $115,000 and $250,000, according to Barron’s. If you’ll recall this was a time period... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-05 16:29:38 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Writer’s Block Bookstore

In the past decade, Writer’s Block, which sells new books for both adults and children, has become a literary hub of the Greater Orlando metro area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore and Gallery

Cofounded in Calle 24, San Francisco’s Latino cultural district, in 2021, the bookstore specializes in radical literature, poetry, and Spanish-language titles, and embodies the Mission District’s storied revolutionary spirit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

The Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kans., was named 'PW' Bookstore of the Year in a virtual awards ceremony held during the U.S. Book Show. Commission rep Kurtis Lowe of Book Travelers West is 'PW' Sales Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Read one bookstore owner’s impassioned call to help all independent bookstores.

As COVID cases surge to record numbers and Republicans flirt with a paper coup the future of the nation’s bookstores remains perilous. Yes, we all have a lot to worry about—but if you care about that unwieldy, amorphous thing called literary culture, please spare a moment (or a dollar) to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-10 16:14:32 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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Romance Bookstores Increase Tenfold in Two Years

Have you heard? Romance is booming online and IRL. Print sales surge with the help of teens and social media. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-07-09 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech news site Gizmodo sold for third time in 8 years as European publisher Keleops looks to expand

Longtime technology news and review site Gizmodo has been sold for the third time in the past eight years Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2024-06-04 20:54:20 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2024: 'An Indie Bookseller's Christmas'

For this year's Independent Bookstore Day, held on April 27, hundreds of indies across the country extended their celebration across the entire weekend as crowds crawled from one shop to the next, snapping up books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Yamazaki on the Important, Joyous Work of Running an Independent Bookstore

Seminary Co-op booksellers and friends have held a number of conversations with legendary bookseller Paul Yamazaki throughout the past two years, in the intoxicating stacks of City Lights, perambulating the streets of San Francisco, and over whiskey tumblers deep into the night. With Paul we’ve... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-19 08:59:44 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024: Warwick’s

This year’s top honor goes to a 128-year-old store that is beloved by its community, plays host to vibrant literary events for authors large and small, and serves as an anchor business for the Village of La Jolla, Calif. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Red Balloon Bookshop

The Red Balloon, founded in 1984 in St. Paul, Minn., specializes in books for children of all ages. It has been a community gathering space for decades. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Antigone Books

Founded in 1973, Antigone Books stands strong as a Tucson, Ariz., feminist landmark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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130-Year-Old California Bookstore Seeks Buyer

Vroman’s is a community landmark in Pasadena, Calif. Now, its longtime owner says he’s ready to turn over the reins. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-02-08 14:22:44 UTC ]
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Catch Up on Your Mid-Year Reading Goals with These 8 New Manga Releases for July 2023

The manga new releases out July 2023 include a sweet high school romance, adventures at magic school, a body swap horror story, and lots more! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-07-06 10:33:00 UTC ]
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APA Report: US Sees Double-Digit Audiobook Sales Growth for 11th Year

The Audio Publishers Association finds in its annual report that audiobook sales generated $1.8 billion in the United States in 2022. The post APA Report: US Sees Double-Digit Audiobook Sales Growth for 11th Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-01 15:27:14 UTC ]
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