BTW Articles

23 Dec

New Titles Added to ABA’s Pre-Order Calendar

The calendar features books with added value, such as signed copies and exclusive merchandise, to entice customers to order from their local indie bookstore. 

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23 Dec

Wi15 to Offer Full Schedule of Parties and Receptions

The 2020 Winter Institute in Baltimore will feature a wide array of parties and receptions where booksellers, publishers, and authors can socialize throughout the four-day event.

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23 Dec

Bookselling This Week Goes on Holiday

Due to the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays, this is the final issue of Bookselling This Week for 2019. BTW will return to its regular Wednesday schedule on January 8, 2020.

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23 Dec

Last Call for Nominations for the ABA Board of Directors Election

ABA member booksellers have through Tuesday, December 31, to nominate a qualified candidate to stand for election to the ABA Board of Directors in 2020; self-nominations are also welcome.

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17 Dec

Know Before You Go: Check Out ABA’s Code of Conduct

Last year, ABA announced the establishment of a new code of conduct for all association meetings and events, which is available for review on BookWeb.

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30 Oct

Winter Institute Keynotes to Spotlight a Range of Industry Voices

Booksellers will hear from Ryan Raffaelli, Rebecca Solnit, Jenny Finney Boylan, W. Paul Coates, and more, and a special program on the final day will feature a conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds.

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18 Dec

Nominate Now for the ABA Board of Directors Election

Any ABA member may nominate a qualified candidate to stand for election to the ABA Board of Directors in 2020; self-nominations are also welcome.

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13 Dec

Retail Sales at Bookstores Down in October

Retail sales at U.S. bookstores were down by 1.7 percent in October 2019 compared to October 2018, according to preliminary figures from the Bureau of the Census. 

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17 Dec

Record Number of Publishers to Support Winter Institute 15

The 2020 Winter Institute is made possible by the generous support of Ingram Content Group, the event’s lead sponsor, and additional support from 134 publishers large and small.

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10 Dec

January Picks Named for Well-Read Black Girl Book Clubs

Participating bookstores are encouraged to consider Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid or Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi for their WRBG book clubs to try in January.

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