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26 Apr

Audrey Eisman, Former ABFFE Coordinator, Dies

Audrey Eisman, the former coordinator of the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, died on Sunday, April 23, following a long illness. She was 79.

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26 Apr

In Debut Novel, Former Tattered Cover Bookseller Brings Fictional Bookstore to Life

Booksellers have chosen former Tattered Cover bookseller Matthew Sullivan’s debut novel, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, for the June 2017 Indie Next List.

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19 Apr

BTW News Briefs

Best Children’s Books of the Year published; PRH launches #ProjectReadathon; Johns Hopkins University Press to support AAUP residencies; Books for a Better Life, Jackson Poetry Prize winners, Southern Book Prize finalists announced

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18 Apr

Ci5: Jason Reynolds on His Journey From Reluctant Reader to Award-Winning Author

In his breakfast keynote speech at the ABC Children’s Institute, author Jason Reynolds told booksellers how not finding his childhood experiences reflected in books shaped his journey as a writer.

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12 Apr

BTW News Briefs

De Gruyter to provide temporary free access to academic articles; First wave of BookCon panels announced; 2017 Guggenheim Fellows announced 

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04 Apr

Wild Rumpus, Anne DeCourcey Named PW 2017 Award Winners

Wild Rumpus is the first children’s store to be named Publishers Weekly’s Bookstore of the Year; HarperCollins’ Anne DeCourcey is named Sales Rep of the Year.

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29 Mar

BTW News Briefs

Sourcebooks launches Bookstore Blackout Challenge; Ingram announces new associates, promotions; Award winners (Christopher Awards, PEN/America Literary Awards) and award finalists (NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award) revealed

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29 Mar

Around Indies

Greenlight Bookstore launches Civic Engagement Series; New owners for Breakwater Books and Title Wave Books; Reader’s World marks 50 years; Bunch of Grapes on the move 

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15 Mar

Tattered Cover’s Cathy Langer to Retire

Cathy Langer, the director of buying for Tattered Cover Book Store, will retire in March 2018 after a 40-year career at the Denver indie.

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08 Mar

Rachel Ignotofsky to Speak at Ci5 on Empowering Young Girls

Rachel Ignotofsky, author of Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World, will deliver the closing keynote at next month’s Children’s Institute.

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07 Mar

New Zealanders Get a Glimpse of American Bookselling

Before returning home from Winter Institute 12, New Zealanders Courtney Smith and Rochelle Handley worked for a week at a California indie.

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01 Mar

Around Indies

Strand Book Store to pop up in Brooklyn; Purple Tree Coffee makes way for new bakery; Books Inc. Mountain View on the move; Oblong Books’ Suzanna Hermans recognized

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28 Feb

Source Booksellers Offers Curated Inventory, Events for Detroit Readers

Janet Webster Jones has grown Source Booksellers from a simple vendor table at area markets in 1989 into a beloved Detroit neighborhood institution with a strong focus on nonfiction books. 

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22 Feb

BTW News Briefs

Follett names COO; Children’s Book Week expands staff; PEN World Voices Festival to focus on gender and power; PEN America Literary Award winners and Nebula, Norton, and Bradbury nominees announced

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22 Feb

Around Indies

Books Inc. to open new branch; Books Are Magic secures location; Second Flight Books opens in Indiana; Main Street Books to celebrate 20 years; Square Books’ Richard Howorth to serve as chair of TVA board

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