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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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11 May
ABA Booksellers Advisory Council

Now Accepting Nominations for ABA’s Booksellers Advisory Council (BAC)

We are now opening nominations for four open spots on ABA’s Booksellers Advisory Council, which serves as a sounding board and advisory council on issues facing the bookselling community and ABA.

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20 Apr
TraffickCam Phone Hotel Room

How to Help in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

As ABA readies itself for its first in-person meeting since January 2020, safety is top of mind.

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20 Apr
Sara Lacey Graham

Meet Sara Lacey Graham, Executive Assistant at ABA

ABA is excited to introduce Sara Lacey, Executive Assistant, who joined us in July 2021.

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23 Mar
Daron Mueller, IndieCommerce Specialist

Meet Daron Mueller, An eCommerce Customer Support Specialist at ABA

ABA is excited to introduce Daron Mueller, one of our eCommerce Customer Support Specialists, who joined us in June 2021.

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15 Mar
Call for DEIC Nominations

Now Accepting Nominations for ABA’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee (DEIC)

Nominations are now open to fill two spots on ABA’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, which serves as a sounding board and advisory council on issues related to antiracism, equity, access, and representation facing the bookselling community and ABA.

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25 Feb

A Letter from the Officers of the ABA Board

ABA's new Board offficers, President Christine Onorati and Co-Vice Presidents Kelly Estep and Angela María Spring, address the membership. 

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15 Feb

The Booksellers Insurance Program: What You Need to Know

Learn about the Booksellers Insurance Program. 

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02 Feb
DEIA Member Relations Manager, Elisa Thomas

Introducing ABA’s DEIA Member Relations Manager

Currently, Elisa is working on an ABA project focused on better serving bilingual and Spanish language stores, which includes compiling necessary resources and information.

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26 Jan
Allison Hill, ABA CEO

A Letter from ABA CEO Allison Hill

"After almost two years of questions and Groundhog’s Day for many of us, in terms of circumstances or uncertainty or both, it seems we’ve finally moved forward. Welcome to the future! It looks a lot like the past," said ABA CEO Allison Hill.

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26 Jan

2022 Membership Renewal Letter

This is an expanded version of the 2022 renewals letter sent on January 13.

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26 Jan

ABA Announces 2022 Board Candidates

A ballot for the 2022 board elections will be sent to ABA members via email the week of March 11.https://www.bookweb.org/aba-bylaws-0

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15 Dec
ABA's gift picks

What Books are the ABA Team Gifting This Year?

This year, Bookselling This Week surveyed the staff of the American Booksellers Association to find out what books and non-book items they are giving as gifts this holiday season. 

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14 Dec
Bestsellers List

The Year-End 2021 Bestseller List

Here is the Year-End 2021 Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide from January 1, 2021, to December 1, 2021.

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About ABA

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.

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