BTW Articles

08 Mar

Some World Book Night Reminders

Here’s a quick reminder of some of things booksellers do and don’t need to do in the run-up to the April 23 celebration of books and reading.

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31 Mar

Booksellers Diary: Books, The Kindle Killer

This week BTW launches “Booksellers Diary,” an occasional feature of first-person accounts of bookseller’s experiences on the frontlines. The first entry is from Carol Chittenden of Eight Cousins in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

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19 May

Member Lounge Offers Free WiFi, Autographing, Ask ABA Bar

The ABA Members-Only Lounge at BEA — Room 1E07/08 of the Javits Center — will be the place for booksellers to learn about ABA products and services, check e-mail, have books autographed by some of their favorite authors, grab a snack and coffee, or relax in a comfy chair. This year’s lounge offers free WiFi and more seating.

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13 Jul

An IndieCommerce FAQ on the iRiver E-Reader

Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the first e-reader integrated with the Google eBooks™ platform.

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15 Sep

Stores Reopen After Flooding From Tropical Storm Lee

RiverRead Books in Binghamton, New York, and Farley’s Bookshop in New Hope, Pennsylvania, are both fine structurally, but are operating in cities that were heavily affected by flood damage and had mandatory evacuations last week.

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06 Apr

Booksellers Go Barefoot for a Cause

On April 5, Little Shop of Stories participated in One Day Without Shoes, sponsored by TOMS Shoes, to raise awareness about the millions of children forced to go barefoot.

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19 May

Unbridled Offers 25 eBooks for 25 Cents

Unbridled Books is partnering with the American Booksellers Association for a promotion that highlights 25 Unbridled eBooks for 25 cents. The titles, all Google eBooks™, will be available for 25 cents via IndieCommerce websites for three days, June 9 - 11.

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13 Jul

The Oldest Bookstore in the West Turns 160

Since its founding in 1851, Books Inc. has weathered every major change in the book industry, in addition to the California Gold Rush, the Civil War, and nearly every San Francisco earthquake on record. Books Inc.’s longevity is cause for a series of small celebrations at its various locations throughout the year.

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15 Sep

Three Indies Have Success With Signed Moore Memoir

Michael Moore chose his local indie booksellers — Brilliant Books, McLean & Eakin Booksellers, and Saturn Booksellers — to sell signed first editions of his new memoir, Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life.

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07 Apr

BTW News Briefs

EBF and IBF to hold joint conference in London; Ingram Content Group and O’Reilly Media partner; NCIBA names Book of the Year winners; Christophers honor 12 authors and illustrators; Griffin Poetry Prize reveals 2011 shortlist

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