Education for International Booksellers: Trends in U.S. Bookselling

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Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

International guests are invited to grab a box lunch and join a discussion led by a panel of experienced and innovative American booksellers who are successfully adapting their businesses to meet the challenges and demands of the current indie environment and retail in general.

  • Bradley Graham, Politics and Prose Bookstore (Washington, DC)
  • Christie Olson Day, Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books (Mendocino, CA)
  • Andy Perham, Books Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
  • Chuck Robinson, Village Books (Bellingham, WA)
  • Holly Weinkauf, Red Balloon Bookshop (St. Paul, MN)
  • Oren Teicher, ABA (White Plains, NY) (Moderator)

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.

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.



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