Weathering Harvey, Houston Booksellers Offer a Helping Hand

One Houston area bookstore reported trouble from flooding, while most others will re-open today after days being closed in the wake of devastating Hurricane Harvey. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Every little helps

Repetition is the mother of learning. Sadly, it is also the genesis of entrenched behaviour and bad habits. On this basis, I for one am keeping hope alive that repetition can be the unlearning of ingrained bad behaviour. Maybe I am just a dreamer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-26 00:16:33 UTC ]
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Barefoot Bookseller | 'It’s not for the faint-hearted, but it’s an amazing opportunity and a brilliant job'

Back in 2018, an advert for what seemed like the perfect job for book lovers went viral after Sonu Shivdasani, founder of Soneva luxury holiday resorts, and Philip Blackwell, c.e.o. of Ultimate Library—a company that creates bespoke book collections for hotels and private clients—came up with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 23:24:10 UTC ]
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WI16: Booksellers Told to Prepare for Constant Disruption

Author Brené Brown offered the keynote talk on the final day of the ABA's Winter Institute and urged booksellers to improve their communication skills and not to anticipate a return to normalcy, but to prepare for a future of constant disruption. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama hails booksellers as he kicks off ABA Winter Institute

Barack Obama kicked off the American Booksellers Association (ABA) Winter Institute yesterday (18th February) by thanking bookstores for their work in passing on knowledge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-19 01:43:57 UTC ]
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How colonialism and capitalism helped place a stigma on mental illness

What’s considered “normal” is contingent on culture, Roy Richard Grinker explains. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-12 13:00:00 UTC ]
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New in TikTok trends: A ten-year-old self-help book?

The latest TikTok trend is surprisingly old-school: it’s a book. Last week, Sherry Argov’s 2002 relationship guide Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl—A Woman’s Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship made the Sunday Times bestseller list for the first time since its release... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-08 17:27:52 UTC ]
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When Black kids – shut out from the whitewashed world of children's literature – took matters into their own hands

At the turn of the 20th century, with few children's books featuring Black characters, one young editor implored his peers to 'Let us make the world know that we are living.' Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-02-05 13:08:13 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books

At Philadelphia’s Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books, bookstore manager Evisa Gallman sees a long future for herself in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers 'hanging in there' as lockdown stretches towards April

Indie booksellers remain generally optimistic they can “weather the storm” of the latest lockdowns, despite fears England's shop closures could last until April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 06:44:10 UTC ]
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Eman Quotah’s engrossing debut, ‘Bride of the Sea,’ offers Americans a nuanced view of the Saudi Kingdom

“Bride of the Sea” places a cast of compelling characters in a sweeping plot that spans continents and decades. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-02 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Bookseller Anne Irish

Anne Irish, a leading figure in children's bookselling in America, died on January 26 at age 78; she was among a cadre of women who opened and purchased bookstores in the 1970s and 1980s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller launches crowdfund for children's book donation

A bookseller in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, has launched a crowdfund to donate books to children who receive free school meals.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 17:56:42 UTC ]
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Reading My Bliss: How 20-Year-Old Manga Helps Get Me Through the Day

Bliss is rare these days. Enjoy it. For me, that means burying myself in twenty-year-old manga to get through the day. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-28 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Meet the book club that’s helping to quickly vaccinate its town

The Fabulous Ladies Book Club has shown that immunization efforts aren’t just about getting shots into arms. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-26 12:00:00 UTC ]
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22 Books That Helped Me Write the Story of My Transition

As a trans person, I spent most of my life with my head in a book imagining other lives, other bodies, and other histories. In some ways, my memoir is an amalgamation of all the books that kept me curious, kept me thinking it was worth it to keep going. Sometimes it was to dream […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-26 09:48:49 UTC ]
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A Bookseller’s Awkward Run-in With Lou Reed

How one bookseller found herself idiotsplaining a certain bookstore bathroom predicament to the legendary musician Lou Reed. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-25 11:34:00 UTC ]
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How Libraries Can Help Us Make a More Perfect Union

Throughout our history, we've see that when we come together in civil, honest conversations based on facts and science, history and truth, we find commonality. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Standpipe,’ David Hardin offers poignant, fleeting reflections on the Flint water crisis

Hardin’s case study of Flint is expressed in a more personal and poetic way than a rigorous investigation could. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-21 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Five new thrillers offer guilt-free distraction

New books by Lisa Gardner, Lee Goldberg, Abigail Dean, Paraic O’Donnell and Kwei Quartey Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-15 15:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Power of Ethics’ offers a way forward in an increasingly muddled world

Modern life has multiplied our conundrums. Susan Liautaud’s “The Power of Ethics” tries to help. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-08 06:00:00 UTC ]
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