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    BookExpo and NYRF announce partnership; Anthony Bourdain dies; Authors Guild announces changes; Hut Landon publishes Amazon op-ed; 2018 Young Lions Fiction Award, PEN Pinter Prize, Griffin Poetry Prize, Women’s Prize for Fiction winners announced

    Around Indies

    New branches for Books & Books, Page 158, Hudson Group; Narrow Gauge nears opening; A Room of One’s Own to change hands; Mitchell’s Book Corner, Neighborhood Reads mark anniversaries; Byrd’s Books on the move; The Bookery named best of New Hampshire; Local news looks at indie bookstores in D.C., Salt Lake City, Chicago, and more

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    Oprah’s Book Club picks The Sun Does Shine; Macmillan Children’s announces new imprint; Rutgers University Press announces new distribution partnership; Down & Out Books to launch New Wave Crime; Personnel changes at Ingram, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins Children’s; Carla Hayden to join Michelle Obama onstage at ALA; NEA Big Read grant recipients announced; 2018 Pannell Awards presented at BookExpo; Lambda Literary Award winners, Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature winner announced

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    Consortium announces distribution deal with five new publishers; IPG signs distribution agreements with eight publishers; Printer Edwards Brothers Malloy to close; CEO Marcus Leaver leaves Quarto; Abrams to distribute Obvious State; Columbia University Press celebrates 125 years; MPIBA Reading the West winners announced

    Around Indies

    Lark & Owl to open in Texas; Booked to open in Illinois; Books Inc. opens new California store; Anniversaries celebrated at Prairie Lights, Doylestown Bookshop, BookBar; MahoganyBooks, Cafe con Libros, Book Larder featured in national publications; Staff changes at BookPeople, R.J. Julia; The Bookstore at Fitger’s, Rediscovered Books take home awards

    2018 Children’s & Teen Choice Book Award Winners Announced at BookExpo

    The winners of the 11th annual Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards were presented at the Silent Art Auction at BookExpo 2018 on Wednesday, May 30.

    Around Indies

    Split Rock Books, Biblio-Tech Café, Shakespeare & Co. to open in New York; Expansions and renovations for Monkey and Dog Books, Prairie Pages, Brace Books; The Book Barn, the river’s end, BookBar mark anniversaries; Chapters Bookshop owner joins city council; Bustle looks at genre bookstores; Local news highlights stores in Boston, New York City, and Shelbyville, Indiana

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    NBF to expand programming; Rare Bird Books and Book Passage launch display contest for bookstores; Author Philip Roth dies; Roz Parr to step down at Vintage Anchor; PRH Canada gains new CEO; Promotions at Penguin and Viking Children’s; Bonnier and GLAAD to release LGBT-themed series for kids; 2018 Man Booker International Prize winner, Nebula Award winners, Chautauqua Prize winner announced

    Spread the Word About James Patterson’s Holiday Bookstore Bonus

    The program invites booksellers, publishing professionals, authors, or bookstore shoppers to share why they think an indie bookstore employee should receive a holiday grant.

    James Patterson Opens Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program for 2018

    Today, James Patterson announced his 2018 pledge to independent bookstore employees: a personal contribution of $250,000 as part of his Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program.

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    BookExpo to feature panel on turning books into films; Otto Penzler launches Penzler Publishers; Former Penguin Group chair Peter Mayer dies; Author Tom Wolfe dies; Innovations in Reading Prize winner, New England Society Book Award winners, British Book Award winners, Shirley Jackson Award nominees announced

    2018 Indies Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners Announced

    Booksellers at independent bookstores nationwide have chosen the winners of the 2018 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards in nine categories.

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    NYT columnist criticizes Amazon’s effect on book business; Senators to file CRA to reinstate net neutrality; Michelle Obama to open 2018 ALA Conference; Random House Children’s to launch graphic novel imprint; Tracey Guest promoted at St. Martin’s; Lonely Planet CEO leaves company; Manhattan Beach wins “One Book, One New York” contest; Award of 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature to be postponed; Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction winner, Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist announced

    BTW News Briefs

    Voting extended for Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards; Former publishing CEOs buy Arcadia Publishing; Staff changes at Quirk, Viking, and Penguin; U.K.’s Waterstones bookstore chain sold; Triangle Award winners, Anna Dewdney Read Together Award winner, Edgar Allan Poe Award winners, James Beard Foundation Book Awards winners, MPIBA Reading the West shortlist announced

    Last Call to Vote for Indies Choice Book Awards

    Today, May 2, is the deadline for all staff at ABA member stores to cast their votes for the winners of the 2018 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards.

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