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04 Jan

ABA Condemns President Trump’s Demand to Halt Publication of Wolff Book

Lawyers for President Trump are demanding that publisher Henry Holt “cease and desist” from the publication of a new book by Michael Wolff about the president. The publisher has announced it will publish on January 5, and ABA CEO Oren Teicher has issued a statement calling the demand a “dangerous precedent” and strongly defending the publisher.

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04 Dec

Washington Post to Publish ABA Indie Bestseller List

This week, the Washington Post will begin publishing the weekly adult National Indie Bestseller lists on the Washington Post website and in the “Outlook” section of the Sunday printed edition of the newspaper. 

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03 Dec

BookWeb.org Education Resources Page Now Features Improved Browsing Function

Changes have been made to the page’s browsing function to make it easier for BookWeb users to find the educational content they are looking for.

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26 Nov

A Fond Farewell From Former ABA CEO Oren Teicher

Here, Teicher reflects on his 30-plus years at ABA, the many colleagues and booksellers he has worked with over the years, and his thoughts about the future of bookselling.

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26 Nov

ABA CEO Oren Teicher Receives 2019 Literarian Award at National Book Award Ceremony

The 2019 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community is given to an individual or organization for a lifetime of achievement in expanding the audience for books and reading.

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25 Nov
20 Nov

ABA Dues Renewal to Begin in December

For the upcoming membership year, the American Booksellers Association is inviting all member bookstores to renew their dues via an online form.

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20 Nov

Two Winners Announced for Inaugural ABA Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

The winners, chosen by a committee of ABA bookseller judges, are Billie Bloebaum of Third Street Books for Bookstore Romance Day and Nicole Magistro of The Bookworm of Edwards for the Adopt-a-Reader program.

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20 Nov

Submit Now to be Featured in the Booksellers of America Social Media Campaign

Campaign stories use the hashtag #BooksellersofAmerica and appear on dedicated Instagram and Facebook pages that anyone can follow.

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19 Nov

Intentionality in Bookselling for the Holiday Season

In the second column of a new series from the ABA Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, River Dog Book Co. owner BrocheAroe Fabian looks at incorporating holidays into booksellers’ stores.

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11 Nov

Winter Institute 2020 Day Passes Available

This new opportunity for booksellers unable to attend the entire conference grants access to the institute on Friday, January 24, as well as to the Author Reception on Thursday, January 23.

 
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08 Nov

ABA's Shelf-Talkers Feature and Bookstore Showcase Highlight Member Stores

The American Booksellers Association’s homepage includes a “Bookstore Showcase” section that highlights independent bookstore members, as well as a feature to show off the unique shelf-talkers sent in by member stores.

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08 Nov

Plans Changed for Winter Institute? Tell ABA by November 15 to Score a Refund

Booksellers whose plans have changed are asked to tell ABA; those who do so by this Friday will have their money refunded.

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05 Nov

Bookseller PK Sindwani Appointed ABA's New Chief Financial Officer

Until recently, Sindwani was the owner of Towne Book Center & Cafe in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, which he owned for 29 years.

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31 Oct

Winter Institute 2020 Attendees: Let ABA Know If Your Plans Have Changed

Registered booksellers whose plans have changed are asked to notify ABA as soon as possible so waiting booksellers can be offered a chance to attend.

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