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Staffers and volunteers at Chicago’s Open Books offer a choreographed defense of words on paper with their version of “Call Me Maybe.”
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Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-02
Virginia bookstore hosts grand opening; U.K. booksellers prep for new Pullman; inside Amsterdam's book stores; a Hong Kong store shutters; and more.re.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-05
Ohio pub unveils new bookstore; California library starts selling books; new indie in the works in Georgia.; inside the Greek bookstore that specializes in dictionaries; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-13
Bookstore sales in August were $1.39 billion, down from $1.56 billion a year ago, marking a 10.9% decline. Sales for the first eight months of the year were down 2.5%.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-16
Ithaca residents try to save a beloved indie; new store opening in Florida; Foyles to offer book subscriptions; B&N planning concept store for Texas; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-19
Bookstores open in New York and Louisiana; San Francisco store seeks funds to buy a building; Powell's celebrated in photos; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-18
New bookstores planned for New Jersey and Texas; a DC bookstore shows solidarity with a store in Mexico City; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-20
Changes for Canada's Authors for Indies Day; the Dallas indie crowdsourcing seed money; life at a used bookstore in Austin; the Portuguese store that inspired Hogwarts; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-25
New stores to open in Kentucky and Indiana; celebrating the Hudson Valley's book community; Baghdad's most famous female bookseller; Handselling tips from a bookselling legend; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-24
ABA board nominations are open; Alabama store changes name; California booksellers help kids affected by wildfires; stores to close in Hawaii and Newfoundland; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-26
Illinois store for sale; the Missouri indie thriving under new management; Providence's Paper Nautilus reopens; a Miami bookseller turned movie producer; and more.
Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2017-11-02
Amazon may have spent the past two decades pulling bookstore shoppers to its business online, but with a new storefront in California's East Bay, the retail giant is hoping to lure them back to a...
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-03
LGBTQ store opens in Mississippi; Politics & Prose to expand; a Virginia bookstore gets a facelift; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-02
Wm. B Eerdmans, the independent religion publisher based in Grand Rapids, Mich., is closing its longstanding bookstore next month and will focus on its publishing program.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-15
A Texas bookstore launches a series for rejected stories; professors protest their college bookstore; a Bucharest bookseller gets back to business; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-15
According preliminary figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, bookstore sales declined 6.5% this September, compared to September 2016. The decline followed a 10.9% drop in bookstore sales in...
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-14
New stores to open in Maryland and Virginia; a Texas store to close; touring Chicago's Dial Books; the day-to-day of a Long Island bookseller; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-09
New stores open in Illinois, New York and Kentucky; North Carolina bookstore sold to long-time employees; Paris's bookstore on a barge; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-08
Kinokuniya expands to Austin; B&N opens a restaurant; New York's last Yiddish bookstore; the Seattle store that inspired a backpack empire; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-06
Dallas celeb discusses new bookstore; South Dakota indie store for sale; Shanghai pop-up to host author events in sixty days; Amazon leaving Stony Brook University; and more.
Publishing Perspectives – 2017-11-16
In Rome, a North American publisher joins its Italian founder in a new English-language bookshop. And in Rotterdam, Sweek launches another competition. The post Industry Notes: Europa Editions’...
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-16
Europa Editions (along with its parent company, Italian publisher Edizioni E/O) is partnering with Italian bookseller Altoquando to open an English language bookstore in Rome called Otherwise.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-22
D.C. Bookseller to renovate; a children's pop-up to open in California; the Brooklyn indie showing its canine side; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-20
The best book chains in the U.K.; new indies coming to New Hampshire and Maryland; Phaidon's holiday pop-up; and more.
The Huffington Post – 2017-11-29
New York's Strand Book Store has been making its iconic tote bags since the 1980s. Today, it boasts more than 100 designs.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-30
Waterstones' pre-Christmas opening spree; the new Harvard study that reveals indies are thriving; the Minnesota store that mimics an Icelandic tradition; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-11-28
Philadelphia's new African-American bookstore; the founder of Cider Monday speaks; the Lone Star state's big new indie; the hardworking 102-year old bookseller; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-12-04
A Harvard Coop reading turns violent; Louisiana university bookstore closes; LGBTQ store opens in Mississippi; the history of the Strand's totes; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-12-06
New bookstore to open in Anchorage; the university trying to buy its bookstore; B&N to close San Jose store; the Texas library bookstore moving online; and more.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-12-13
The 4.6% decline in October bookstore sales from a year ago was the third consecutive month sales fell from the comparable month in 2016.
Publishers Weekly – 2017-12-29
After a stealthy opening in April, the company's e-bookstore is steadily adding more titles to its offerings.
Baltimore Sun – 2018-01-05
Book lovers alert: Greedy Reads, a new independent bookstore, is scheduled to open in Fells Point in late February. The store is owned by former publishing professional Julia Fleischaker. She said...
Publishers Weekly – 2018-01-10
The Falmouth, Mass., is closed indefinitely after a pipe burst in an apartment above the independent bookstore, collapsing the store's ceiling and damaging its entire stock.
Publishers Weekly – 2018-01-12
The late year swoon in bookstore sales continued into November with sales down 6.4% from November 2016. November was the fourth consecutive month bookstore sales fell compared to the same month in...
Los Angeles Times – 2018-01-22
Stephen King may be the Master of Horror, but one of his fans is dealing with horror of a new kind. A Bangor, Maine, bookstore owner lost several of King’s rare manuscripts and books after a burst...
Publishers Weekly – 2018-01-25
Publishers Weekly named the top five bookstores from around the country and sales representatives. Each is vying for the 2018 PW award for Bookstore of the Year and Sales Rep of the Year to be...
Publishers Weekly – 2018-02-14
A slump in the second half of 2017 resulted in bookstore sales falling to $10.73 billion last year, down from $11.14 billion in 2016.
Publishers Weekly – 2018-02-14
With its official grand opening on February 3, owner Jaime Harker’s dream has become a reality: the small town of Water Valley, Miss. has its first (and only) Queer/Feminist bookstore – Violet...