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    BTW News Briefs

    PBS announces key authors appearing on The Great American Read; WNBA seeks Pannell Award nominations; Three booksellers join MPIBA Board; PEN to honor Stephen King; Sourcebooks launches “Love Your Library Like a Carnegie!”; NBF elects board members; Proposed New York budget includes sales tax fairness measure; IngramSpark Ignite Awards honor two ABA members; National Jewish Book Award winners announced

    We Need Diverse Books Announces Walter Dean Myers Award Winners and Honor Books

    WNDB will donate 2,000 copies of each of the 2018 Walter Award-winning titles, Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds and Schomburg by Carole Boston Weatherford, to schools with limited budgets.

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    PEN America and PEN Center USA to merge; Celebratory memorial planned for Strand’s Fred Bass; Changes at New York Times Books Desk; Hearst to sell Rodale Books to PRH; Promotions at Penguin Random House; PNBA Book Award winners, Story Prize finalists announced

    Around Indies

    Brilliant Books marks 10 years in business; Midtown Reader plans expansion; Scrawl Books, Brilliant Moon, Bob’s Beach on the move; Northshire starts college scholarship; Left Bank receives Missouri Jobs With Justice award; Sheridan Stationery named Best of the West

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    AAUP gets new name; New York Times op-ed addresses sales tax fairness; Obama names favorite books of the year; Costa Book Award winners announced 

    Last Call for PW Bookstore, Sales Rep of the Year Nominations

    Booksellers, authors, publishers, distributors, and others with ties to the book industry have until January 8 to submit nominations for the Publishers Weekly Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year awards.

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    NCAC condemns Trump administration’s efforts to restrict CDC vocabulary; Abrams names Michelle Ferguson senior vice president, COO; Simon & Schuster to distribute Pike and Powder; France files complaint against Amazon; Man Booker Prize announces plans for 50th anniversary; 2018 PEN America Literary Award longlists announced

    BTW News Briefs

    Booksellers share updates as California wildfires spread; Voting opens for CBC’s Teen Choice Book Award; Boston Globe reports on indie bookstore resurgence; Bonnier Zaffre expands into U.S. market; FedEx Holiday Help Hub provides shipping assistance; PubWest’s Rittenhouse Award winners, finalists for National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize announced

    BTW News Briefs

    NCAC supports Met’s refusal to remove painting; Hong Kong bookseller still missing; Independent Bookstore Day totes on sale; IBD’s Samantha Schoech wins writer’s residency; Children’s Book Week event location applications open; Follett names new CEO; S&S to distribute Galvanized Media; S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy named PW Person of the Year; VitalSource acquires Intrepid Learning, teams with eCampus.com; Sales of The Immigrant Cookbook to benefit ACLU 

    Nominations Sought for 2018 PW Bookstore, Sales Rep of the Year Awards

    Booksellers, authors, publishers, distributors, and others with ties to the book industry are invited to submit nominations for Publishers Weekly’s Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year awards by January 8, 2018.

    Around Indies

    Sassafras on Sutton to open in February; The Published Page opens in Texas; Author Marc Lamont Hill opens bookstore in Philadelphia; Watermark Books & Café, The Eloquent Page, Paulina Springs Books mark milestone anniversaries; Lahaska Bookshop to appear on local news; The Book Look hosts open house in new location; BookEnds owner wins community service award

    BTW News Briefs

    Phoenix Books co-owner pens op-ed on Amazon; We Need Diverse Books names Bookseller of the Year; “Meet GLIBA” social media feature introduced; Algonquin Books announces staff changes; Hallmark Channel movie features indie bookstore setting; Costa Book Award nominees announced

    Around Indies

    Books & Books rolls out red carpet for movie premiere; Whitelam Books hosts grand opening; Greedy Reads coming to Baltimore; HugoBooks opens holiday pop-up; Moonraker Books marks 45 years in business; Island Books voted best bookstore in western Washington

    Indie Bookstores Earn Spots in Small Business of the Year Award Quarterfinals

    Four ABA member bookstores have been named quarterfinalists for Independent We Stand’s 2017 Independent Small Business of the Year Award; semifinalist voting continues through December 10.

    2017 National Book Award Winners Announced

    The winners of the 2017 National Book Awards for fiction, nonfiction, young people’s literature, and poetry were announced on November 15 at a ceremony in New York.

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