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We’re just waking up after a great day at Wordstock, and what do we find? Amazon is trying to sell books through a brick and mortar store. No, really. We’ve got more info on that as well as a handful of footnotes about binge-watching, academic publishing, and the National Book Awards. Ready? Set. Read!
As the publishing world gears up for the fall season, things are quiet on the literary front. Your humble correspondent would, indeed, rather be on the Oregon coast reading book after book from the local bookstores (if you’re passing through Newport, OR, have a gander at Nye Beach Book House and Fireside Books) instead of
Welcome to Late Night Conversation! In this week’s episode Paul talks to Hans Weyandt, co-owner at Micawber’s Books and editor of Read This!: Handpicked Favorites from America’s Indie Bookstores. First published on Hans’ blog for Micawber’s Books, each check-list style contribution includes a bookseller’s top fifty books, anecdotes, and interviews about the life of being a bookseller,
This episode of Late Night Conversation features Oren Teicher, CEO of the American Booksellers Association—a national, not for profit trade association, that exists to protect and promote the interests of its members: independently owned bookstores, large and small, with storefront locations in towns and cities nationwide. In 2008 ABA created Indiebound—a community-oriented movement that brings together booksellers, readers,