WI16: Indies Look Back While Charting the Future

Winter Institute 16 kicked off yesterday as a virtual gathering of booksellers. Inspired by such high wattage speakers as Barack Obama and Amanda Gorman, booksellers celebrated their past while charting their future. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Winter Institute aims to empower booksellers as they look ahead to another challenging year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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