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  • Bookstore News: October 19, 2016

    New York City loses another Barnes & Noble; Maine gains a bookstore; determined Oregon store stays open despite flooding; and more.

  • Twin Cities, Already Rich in Children's Bookstores, to Add Another

    The Twin Cities is gaining another indie children's bookstore this spring with the opening of Babycake's Book Stack.

  • NAIBA 2016: Younger Booksellers Bring Invigorating Presence

    Attendance was up at the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association fall conference, held from October 15-17 in Baltimore, Md. The show, which grew by 40 booksellers and 20 exhibit tables, also saw an increased presence from younger booksellers.

  • August Bookstore Sales Rose 2.0%

    Sales in August, one the biggest sales months of the year because of students returning to college, rose to $1.66 billion from $1.63 billion a year ago.

  • Bookstore News: October 17, 2016

    New bookstores prep for opening in Florida and Indiana; a Massachusetts store moves to new digs; a children’s bookstore changes hands in Indiana; and more.

  • Sales of Print Books Slowed in Third Quarter

    Though sales continue to be up over last year, the rate of growth is down from 6% for the first half of the year, to 3% in the third quarter.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: October 17, 2016

    Two giants of children’s publishing battle it out for top honors on our bestseller list. Plus Maria Semple follows up 2012’s ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ with ‘Today Will Be Different,’ and much more.

  • Bookstore News: October 12, 2016

    Two California friends look to mix tea and books; an Arizona sporting goods store makes a literary pivot; three iconic Bay Area-bookstores land legacy status; and more.

  • SIBA Regroups Following GABBS Show Cancellation

    The 22-year-old Great American Bargain Book Show has canceled its upcoming spring 2017 show and will close. SIBA, which was planning to merge its fall trade show with GABBS, will be moving ahead with its 2017 event, set for Atlanta on March 7.

  • MPIBA 2016: A Collegial Gathering of Distant Relations

    Booksellers at this year's Mountains and Plains Independent Bookstore Alliance Fall Discovery Show were in a buoyant mood, with 15 new member stores and 221 booksellers in attendance.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending October 2, 2016

    PW's weekly look at print book sales powered by Nielsen Bookscan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: October 10, 2016

    Bruce Springsteen has the #1 book in the country with his memoir, ‘Born to Run.' Plus Gabrielle Bernstein helps herself to the #4 spot in Hardcover Nonfiction with ‘The Universe Has Your Back,’ authors take sides in the great pasta debate, and much more.

  • After Ferrante Controversy, Her Publisher Focuses on New Titles

    With the recent outing of Elena Ferrante's identity grabbing headlines, her American publisher, Europa Editions, is mounting a timely celebration to push two new books by the bestselling Italian author.

  • Springsteen's 'Born to Run' Bosses Bestseller List

    Bruce Springsteen's memoir sold more than 117,000 print copies in its first week on sale, making it the top selling title for the week ended October 2.

  • Bookstore News: October 5, 2016

    James Patterson wishes booksellers a "Merry Christmas"; Amazon gets one step closer to opening its fourth bookstore; two bookstores prep for Indiana openings; and more.

  • NBF to Conduct Translation Study

    The National Book Foundation will conduct a study of translation in the United States. The study will be funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

  • Luxury Condo Developer Buys Three Lives Building

    With its building up for sale, the fate of the beloved bookstore in New York City’s West Village seemed uncertain. Now it's likely the store will have to relocate following the recently completed sale of its current location.

  • PRH’S 2-Day Transit Shipping Program Returns

    Penguin Random House’s annual indie bookselling initiative is launching one month earlier than in years past and extends for five months, through Valentine's Day.

  • A Look Inside an Amazon Pop-Up

    Amazon has opened 26 pop-up stores at malls in 13 states, and it's projected the retailer will have 100 of these locations open by next year. We take a look inside one of these pop-ups, at the Natick Mall in Natick, Mass.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending September 25, 2016

    PW's weekly look at print book sales powered by Nielsen Bookscan.

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