An award-winning television production company has issued a call-out for participants for a new unscripted TV series in development that will follow a family-run business, and indie bookstores that fit the bill are invited to apply.
Frankfurt Book Fair launches Bookfest; Obama posts summer reading list; Amazon plans Denver store; Seven Stories launches promotion for indies; Chronicle Books, Trustbridge Global Media partner on new imprint; Amphorae acquires Goldminds; Nebraska Book Company partners with Follett; Hopkins Fulfillment Services to distribute Wesleyan University Press; Ingram to distribute Grim Oak Press, adds three new technical publisher clients; PGW to distribute Heyday; Tyndale House CFO to retire; Phoenix International Publications named top Licensee; Ink Spell Books’ Find Waldo Local nominated; Alissa duBois wins Handseller of the Year; Hugo winners announced
A letter from President Trump’s legal counsel claims that Omarosa Manigault Newman’s Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House contains “confidential information and disparaging statements.”
Four book industry professionals served on a panel at the American Booksellers Association's sixth annual ABC Children's Institute in New Orleans to discuss the best ways to market and sell STEM/STEAM titles.
Book Bungalow, Our Daily Nada plan openings; Narrow Gauge Book Co-op holds ribbon-cutting; Book People, Trident Booksellers reopen; Annie Bloom’s celebrates 40 years; Local news highlights Zenith Bookstore, City of Asylum Books, and New York City stores; Tattered Cover launches membership program
The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.
Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.