ABFE’s Open Discussion Project aims to help booksellers bring Americans together to discuss issues that deeply divide us. As a first step, ABFE is seeking booksellers to help curate topical reading lists.
Nominations sought for Anna Dewdney Read Together Award; Screen-Free Week to partner with Children’s Book Week; LendingTree launches Small Business Grant Competition; New York Public Library and Macmillan partner for new publishing program; Publishers Lunch introduces Monthly Buzz Books; Binc receives $10,000+ holiday donation from Ingram; Chronicle Books announces leadership changes; Andy LeCount to join HarperCollins; 2017 PEN longlists announced
Authors United merges with Authors Guild; First Book and Penguin Random House to give 550,000 books to kids this holiday season; Ingram Content Group announces new associates; Elizabeth Scarpelli named director of University of Cincinnati Press; PEN America Literary Awards releasing longlists this week; National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize finalists announced; Five audiobooks garner Grammy nominations; Submissions for Grateful American Book Prize open January 1
Chicago booksellers respond to new report on Amazon; R.J. Julia to operate Wesleyan University Bookstore; Books Are Magic coming to Brooklyn, BookCourt leaving; Stax Discount Books opens in Massachusetts; Print celebrates grand opening; Regulator marks 40 years; Ukazoo Books, MIT Press Bookshop relocate; Point Reyes Books’ owners to pass the reins; Reading Frenzy to close; Bookshop Santa Cruz takes mannequin challenge