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  • Bookstore News: September 25, 2017

    Cleveland bookstore to reopen; Omaha gets a new pop-up; inside Nashville's Parnassus Books; and more.

  • Release of ‘What Happened’ Can’t Stop Sales Slide

    Not even the release of Hillary Clinton’s new book, What Happened, could end what is now a monthlong sales slide.

  • Bargain Books in the Digital Age

    The rebound in print sales has helped stabilize the remainder market.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: September 25, 2017

    Books by Hillary Rodham Clinton and NBC’s Katy Tur offer from-the-trenches accounts of the 2016 presidential election. Elsewhere on our Hardcover Nonfiction list, new cookbooks and motivational titles proliferate.

  • Bookstore News: September 22, 2017

    New bookstores planned for Ohio and New York; a California couple launch a mobile bookstore; visiting three of Washington state's indies; a bookstore's Hillary Clinton video goes viral; and more.

  • At Annual NEIBA Show, Booksellers Slam Amazon and Toast Each Other

    At the just-wrapped annual gathering of the New England Independent Booksellers Association (NEIBA), there were big names and one big outburst, when the host of the New England Book Awards Banquet, Joe Donahue, kicked off the evening with a loud expletive about Amazon.

  • New England Children's Booksellers Take Up Diversity, Inclusion at NEIBA Conference

    Children’s booksellers and authors came together to discuss ways to increase diverse perspectives in children’s literature at the annual New England Independent Booksellers Association gathering in Providence, R.I., held September 18–20.

  • Bookstore News: September 20, 2017

    New bookstores to open in Rhode Island and Virginia; the Seattle Mystery Bookstore to close, a list of gay bookstores around the world; and more.

  • Riggio Backs Parneros at B&N Annual Meeting

    Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio gave new company CEO Demos Parneros his firm support, calling Parneros "the perfect fit" to help the company grow its top line and improve profits.

  • McNally Jackson Offshoot to Open in Williamsburg

    The Manhattan bookseller intends to open a second store, at 76 North 4th Street in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood, by November.

  • SIBA Discovery Show Thrives in the Big Easy

    Booksellers from more than 71 stores attended the SIBA Discovery Show in New Orleans last weekend, where diversity and race were major topics—as was the impending move of the organization's executive director, Wanda Jewell, who is relocating to the West Coast.

  • With No Harry Potter Bump, July 2017 Bookstore Sales Slipped 1.9%

    While July sales last year were mightily padded by the release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' which came out July 31, 2016, July 2017 saw no such blockbuster. Thanks in large part to this, July 2017 sales were down 1.9%, compared to the same time last year.

  • Unit Sales Slide in Early September

    Print unit sales were 3% lower in the week ended September 10 than in the similar week last year.

  • Monthly StatShot, April 2017

    Sales of adult books dropped 4% in April 2017 compared to April 2016 and declined 4.6% in the children’s/young adult category, according to AAP’s StatShot report.

  • Bookstagrammers Gain Influence in a Diffuse Marketplace

    Celebrities sharing literary recommendation on social media—and especially Instagram—have become a powerful force in book publicity.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: September 18, 2017

    Big new releases from the world of mysteries and thrillers top our list of the bestselling books in the country. Plus Jesmym Ward and Salman Rushdie release new novels, and Kurt Anderson of ‘Studio 360’ examines, in his words, ‘how America went haywire.’

  • Bookstore News: September 13, 2017

    New bookstores are opening in Los Angeles, Chicago and Grand Rapids; the beloved Chicago bookstore cat facing unemployment; how books affect the U.K. economy; and more.

  • After Irma, Some Florida Stores Reopen

    While the full extent of the damage caused by Hurricane Irma is still unknown, some bookstores in Florida are reporting that they are open for business. Others, however, are dealing with power outages and uncertainty about if, and when, they will be able to turn the lights back on.

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