The American Booksellers Association’s third Indie Next List Holiday Gift Guide flier features the top adult and children’s gift books across a range of categories, as recommended by indie booksellers.
Updated weekly, the calendar outlines selected books’ publication dates and details for ordering from publishers. When available, titles will also link to publishers’ downloadable digital marketing assets.
The sixth volume of the Book Industry Charitable Foundation’s Bookseller Stories newsletter featured a bookseller who reached out to Binc for financial help after her car was destroyed in a flash flood.
PW Superstar named; Strand owner to sue NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission; SCIBA board votes to disband; Audible seeks publisher suit dismissal: Authors Guild, AAP file amicus brief; Oxford University Press to merge educational divisions: Mountaineers to handle fulfillment for Green Trails Maps; Reycraft Books to launch; Personnel changes at Algonquin Books, Dutton and Plume; Oprah’s Book Club picks The Water Dancer; National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 announced; Cundill History Prize shortlist announced
Indie booksellers are celebrating Banned Books Week, an annual event that serves as an opportunity for advocates to explain why it is important to preserve everyone’s right to read and view what they want.
Bookselling This Week reached out to several booksellers who regularly work with schools and compiled a list of specific actions they take every spring, summer, and fall, as well as throughout the school year.
Paper Boat, Sausalito Books by the Bay, new Little City location to open; Sidekick, Completely Booked, Libreria now open; Fables marks three months; Jane Mead dies at 61; MahoganyBooks among top minority business enterprises; Charlie Lovett wins Bookmarks Literary Achievement Award; Read With Me partners with Kid Lab; Book Culture, McNally Jackson, Shakespeare & Co., Neverending Bookshop, WORD Bookstores, Parnassus, Octavia, Pegasus, Moe’s, Mrs. Dalloway’s, University Press mentioned in local news.
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.