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    Books & Books rolls out red carpet for movie premiere; Whitelam Books hosts grand opening; Greedy Reads coming to Baltimore; HugoBooks opens holiday pop-up; Moonraker Books marks 45 years in business; Island Books voted best bookstore in western Washington

    Indie Bookstores Earn Spots in Small Business of the Year Award Quarterfinals

    Four ABA member bookstores have been named quarterfinalists for Independent We Stand’s 2017 Independent Small Business of the Year Award; semifinalist voting continues through December 10.

    2017 National Book Award Winners Announced

    The winners of the 2017 National Book Awards for fiction, nonfiction, young people’s literature, and poetry were announced on November 15 at a ceremony in New York.

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    ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell talks Amazon at Phoenix Books; S&S to reorganize sales team with Michael Selleck’s retirement; Ralf Markmeier appointed HarperCollins Germany publisher; PNBA Book Awards shortlist, 2017 Business Book of the Year announced

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    Children’s Book Week dates and poster illustrator announced; Independent Bookstore Day calls for bookseller recommendations; BookCon lineup announced; Hong Kong bookseller still missing; PRH to distribute Grupo Editorial in 2018; Hachette to acquire Meadowbrook Press titles; Kirkus Prize, Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award winners announced

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    Jon Fine joins Open Road Integrated Media as publisher; Lee Boudreaux named Doubleday executive editor; Tracy Behar to head new Little, Brown imprint; Cynthia Nixon to host National Book Awards; Detroit RWA seeks booksellers to judge contest; SCIBA Book Award winners announced

    ALA Announces Shortlist for 2018 Carnegie Medals

    The American Library Association has announced the six books chosen to appear on the shortlist for the association’s 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.

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    Parnassus bookseller pens op-ed; Hearst to acquire Rodale; S&S and Printers Row announce expanded agreement; DK to implement staffing changes; Fotinos to head new imprint at St. Martin’s; Reading the West nominations now open; Edelweiss to facilitate sending reviews to SIBA

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    California governor signs collectibles fix into law; Book Riot announces contest; President Bill Clinton to present at National Book Awards; Brian Napack named Wiley CEO; Black Dog & Leventhal founder leaving; Consortium adds five publishers; HMH makes leadership changes; Ingram expands into Spain; Bookselling Without Borders to expand; Lincoln in the Bardo wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

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    B&T’s Global Publisher Services adds publishers; Ripped Bodice reports lack of diversity in romance publishing; Ingram adds new publishers to CoreSource; Changes for Media Coalition board of directors; Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

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    PubforPR auction; Amazon to pay €250m in back taxes; B&T forms distribution group; PRH acquires Sasquatch Books; S&S signs agreement with Oni Press; DK to sell Rough Guides to APA; Personnel changes at NetGalley; Follett starting school book fair business; Thurber Prize, Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Voice of the Heartland Award, Phoenix Award winners announced

     

    National Book Awards Finalists Announced

    The 2017 National Book Awards finalists were announced on CBS This Morning on Wednesday, October 4.

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    NCAC praises school for rejecting censorship; Independent We Stand award nominations open; California collectibles law update; Tuttle to join PGW; Roaring Brook founder to leave; Globe Pequot publisher to retire; New BALLE executive director; NBF’s 5 Under 35, two special National Book Awards, PEN Center USA Literary Award, Business Book of the Year shortlist announced

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    Ingram announces staff changes, promotions; Carolina Wren Press acquires John F. Blair; Edelweiss to include logo for books in WNDB app; Frankfurt Book Fair fellows announced; Conroy Legacy Award winner, Heinz Award winners, Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize shortlists announced

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    Ingram’s Perseus Distribution rebranded as Two Rivers Distribution; Esquire’s Mark Warren named Random House executive editor; Scholastic staff changes; HarperCollins announces formation of HarperCollins Hungary; Gabriella Page-Fort named PW Star Watch Superstar; 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist announced

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