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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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    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

    Simon & Schuster Becomes Latest Publisher to Announce New Store Policy for Indies

    Simon & Schuster is the latest publisher to announce a program specially designed to support new independent bookstores that have opened or are just opening. 

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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

    HarperCollins Holiday Express Program Begins October 30

    Independent booksellers in the U.S. can take advantage of HarperCollins’ 2017 Holiday Express Shipping Program from Monday, October 30, through Friday, January 12, 2018.

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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

    Macmillan to Offer Expedited Shipping for Holiday Season

    Macmillan Publishers will be implementing expedited shipping for independent retailers’ reorders placed between November 3, 2017, and January 16, 2018.

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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

     

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