WI12: Indie Booksellers Talk Shop, Discussion of Diversity Dominates

The overall message coming out of Winter Institute is that independent bookselling is thriving, particularly in light of the decline in ebook sales, Barnes & Noble’s continuing stumbles, and growing opportunities for community engagement. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookseller Mcfarlane talks Shop with Troika

Tamara Mcfarlane, the owner of award-winning indie bookshop Tales on Moon Lane, has signed a three-book deal with kids’ publisher Troika. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI13: Booksellers Tackle Diversity and the Sustainability of the Indie Model

Following an eruption about the lack of diversity in bookselling at last year's Town Hall Meeting, the topic was front and center at this year's discussion. Also on attendees' minds? How to create a sustainable business model for indie bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI13: Junot Diaz Urges Booksellers to Walk the Talk on Diversity

During his Winter Institute 13 keynote address, author Junot Diaz delivered a blistering political statement urging the publishing industry to "stop talking about diversity and start decolonizing our shelves." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Day in the Life of an Indie Bookseller

Experience a day in the life of an indie bookseller, working at Bosch&deJong boekverkopers, a small bookstore in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Continue reading at Book Riot

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U.S. Book Show: Indie Bookselling in the Digital Age

A panel of executives from Bookshop.org, Libro.fm, and IndieCommerce discussed ways in which booksellers could use their platforms to take full advantage of the shifts in consumer behavior since the pandemic began. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BA launches action group to improve diversity in bookselling

The Booksellers Association is launching an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Action Group, as part of its work to improve diversity within bookselling and the wider trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indies dominate KPMG Children's Books Ireland Award shortlist

Independent Irish publishers account for five of the eight shortlisted titles for this year's KPMG Children's Books Ireland Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Indies dominate Costa Book Award winners

Indies dominate the Costa Book Awards 2020 category winners, with two Faber & Faber authors among the victors—Natasha Farrant and Ingrid Persaud—along with Monique Roffey, Lee Lawrence, and the late Eavan Boland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-04 11:53:28 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers invited to complete 2020 Christmas trading survey

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Let an Indie Bookseller Pick the Best Book Subscription for You

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New England Booksellers Announce Major Diversity Reading Initiative

Word of the new NEIBA Reading Challenge, aimed at radically reshaping the reading habits of booksellers in the region, came just hours before the announcement that only one charge would be brought against a police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor—news that reverberated during the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Talk Lost Books, Sex, and Good Business at NAIBA/SIBA Conference

In packed workshop sessions and thematic buzz panels, booksellers and editors were able to rekindle much of the educational reason for attending—and some of the interpersonal reasons as well. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Booker Prize shortlist as Mantel misses out

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 08:26:08 UTC ]
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Booksellers welcome UK arrival of indie-focused Bookshop site

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Adeola and Wilson-Max to discuss lack of children's publishing diversity

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S&S Offers New Program for Indie Booksellers

Beginning today, the S&S programs will include dating on open invoices, extra discount and dating for a reopening order between now and the end of August, and enhanced terms for orders during the fall bookselling season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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