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    Yiannopoulos drops S&S suit; PEN World Voices Festival theme announced; Youngsuk “YS” Chi joins Ingram Board; Golden Man Booker Prize introduced for award’s 50th; PEN America honors literary award winners

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    Trump’s budget proposes arts funding cuts; Penguin Young Readers launches imprint for diverse books; Alexander named Mellon Foundation president; New hires at HUP, B&N; PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award goes to imprisoned journalists

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    Binc named co-beneficiary for San Francisco Writers’ Foundation auction; Book industry gathers at Sally Dedecker memorial; Oprah’s Book Club chooses An American Marriage; NBF’s new award for translated literature; Staff changes at SMP, Hachette Livre; Meryl Halls to become BA managing director; PEN America career achievement award winners; 2018 Audie Award finalists announced

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    Rakuten, Walmart partner for eReader, eBook, audiobook sales; Kwame Alexander to start imprint at HMH; Atria’s Judith Curr leaves S&S; Staff changes announced at PRH, Macmillan; Mary Ghikas named ALA’s executive director; PEN America Literary Awards finalists; Costa Book of the Year winner announced

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    Bookselling Without Borders opens scholarship applications; New York Times book beat reporter cites indie bookstore comeback; NCAC program director reports on art censorship in Trump’s first year; Buzz Books 2018: Spring/Summer now available; S&S to distribute Regnery; Staff changes at Quarto Group, HarperCollins; National Book Critics Circle Award finalists, Edgar Award nominees announced

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    PBS announces key authors appearing on The Great American Read; WNBA seeks Pannell Award nominations; Three booksellers join MPIBA Board; PEN to honor Stephen King; Sourcebooks launches “Love Your Library Like a Carnegie!”; NBF elects board members; Proposed New York budget includes sales tax fairness measure; IngramSpark Ignite Awards honor two ABA members; National Jewish Book Award winners announced

    Facebook Live Series Featuring Indie Bookstores Extended to 2018

    #HarperCollinsLovesIndies will highlight another 50-plus indie bookstores on Facebook Live this year. In addition, staff will be on hand to make Facebook Live videos at next week’s Winter Institute.

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    PEN America and PEN Center USA to merge; Celebratory memorial planned for Strand’s Fred Bass; Changes at New York Times Books Desk; Hearst to sell Rodale Books to PRH; Promotions at Penguin Random House; PNBA Book Award winners, Story Prize finalists announced

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    AAUP gets new name; New York Times op-ed addresses sales tax fairness; Obama names favorite books of the year; Costa Book Award winners announced 

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    NCAC condemns Trump administration’s efforts to restrict CDC vocabulary; Abrams names Michelle Ferguson senior vice president, COO; Simon & Schuster to distribute Pike and Powder; France files complaint against Amazon; Man Booker Prize announces plans for 50th anniversary; 2018 PEN America Literary Award longlists announced

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    Booksellers share updates as California wildfires spread; Voting opens for CBC’s Teen Choice Book Award; Boston Globe reports on indie bookstore resurgence; Bonnier Zaffre expands into U.S. market; FedEx Holiday Help Hub provides shipping assistance; PubWest’s Rittenhouse Award winners, finalists for National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize announced

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    NCAC supports Met’s refusal to remove painting; Hong Kong bookseller still missing; Independent Bookstore Day totes on sale; IBD’s Samantha Schoech wins writer’s residency; Children’s Book Week event location applications open; Follett names new CEO; S&S to distribute Galvanized Media; S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy named PW Person of the Year; VitalSource acquires Intrepid Learning, teams with eCampus.com; Sales of The Immigrant Cookbook to benefit ACLU 

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    Phoenix Books co-owner pens op-ed on Amazon; We Need Diverse Books names Bookseller of the Year; “Meet GLIBA” social media feature introduced; Algonquin Books announces staff changes; Hallmark Channel movie features indie bookstore setting; Costa Book Award nominees announced

    Publishers Offer Rapid Replenishment Programs

    Several major publishers are once again offering expedited shipping to indie bookstores this holiday season and, in some cases, beyond.

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    Harvard professor studies indie bookstores’ comeback; Justice Department sues to block AT&T merger; Canada’s Indigo Books & Music to open first U.S. store; Art for Justice Fund awards grants; Penguin Random House Audio announces promotions; Jennifer Klonsky joins Putnam Children’s as publisher; New Zealand government to institute tax on overseas Internet purchases

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