Thanks to the generosity of lead sponsor Baker & Taylor, 38 publisher sponsors, and the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, 53 ABA member booksellers will be attending this June’s ABC Children’s Institute on scholarship.
The BEA speed-dating session presented by ReadingGroupGuides.com will give booksellers, librarians, bloggers, and book group leaders a sneak peek at upcoming titles from 21 publishers that are ideal for book groups.
Authors and customers are showing their support for indie bookstores in North Carolina as booksellers around the state open their doors to create venues for discussion and education about House Bill 2.
Cambridge, Massachusetts, bookstore owner David Sandberg met protestors at an April 19 author appearance with sympathy and respect and a statement that explained why it was important for the event to go on as planned.
The April 27 edition of the IndieCommunication newsletter features reminders about the IndieCommerce Institute and one-on-one meetings at BEA, as well as information on a new feature and secure images.
This installment of the monthly column about the hidden gems of ABA membership focuses on BookWeb’s DIY Designs and Downloads, which gives ABA members access to editable designs, templates, and starter kits to help them personalize their store’s marketing materials.
This article, part of an occasional series on the history of free speech by ABFE Director Chris Finan, looks at efforts to ban H.L. Mencken's magazine, American Mercury, in 1920s Boston, which marked the start of a critical battle for free speech in books.
Sara Baume is the author of the Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut title Spill Simmer Falter Wither, which Mary Wolf of Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse called “an amazing achievement by a writer who makes her work seem effortless.”
Edelweiss/Treeline Education Coordinator Joe Foster explains how indie booksellers can discover upcoming titles with a lot of potential by looking at the review and shelf activity in Edelweiss among ABA members.
PBS to host panels, livestream coverage from BEA and BookCon; NetGalley blog highlights Independent Bookstore Day; B&N founder Len Riggio to retire; Bargain wholesaler Book Depot launches automation project; IPG announces POD deals with Bookmasters and Edwards Brothers Malloy