Tag: bookstores

News & Notes – 11/11/2017

News & Notes – 11/11/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Canada’s Indigo Books and Music plans 3-5 stores in the US. (Financial Post) The stores carry a wider mix of items than large-format… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/04/2017

News & Notes – 11/04/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Waterstones owner exploring sale, debt refinancing (Shelf Awareness) The British bookshop chain is currently owned by Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut. The Fate of Bookstores… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/14/2017

News & Notes – 10/14/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature 2017 (The Guardian) Hachette folding Weinstein Books in wake of Harvey Weinstein sexual harrassment/assault scandal. (Shelf… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/12/17

News & Notes – 8/12/17

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News New TSA rules affect Kindle, iPad, and other ereaders. (TSA via Bookwyrms Hoard) Politics & Prose will open third location in Southwest DC (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/03/17

News & Notes – 6/03/17

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Unseen Edith Wharton play found hidden in Texas archive (The Guardian) The Nebula Awards for 2016 were announced in May. Charlie Jane Anders’s All… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/20/16

News & Notes – 2/20/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News World Read Aloud Day is Feb. 24 (LitWorld) Unseen JRR Tolkien poems found in school magazine from 1936 (The Guardian; also New York Times) 2015 sees opening of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/30/16

News & Notes – 1/30/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Candlewick Press will donate 275,000 books to FirstBook, a charity which distributes books to underserved classrooms and communities. (Children’s Book Council) JK Rowling wins PEN award… Read more »

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News & Notes — 1/02/16

News & Notes — 1/02/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News New Conservation Effort Aims to Protect Papa’s Papers (NPR) With Cuba now more open to Americans, an effort is underway to preserve Hemingway’s papers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/24/15

News & Notes – 10/24/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. Book News Fewer Americans have read a book in the last year, according to a Pew survey. The figure was 79% in 2011, but is now… Read more »

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