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  • This Week's Bestsellers: September 11, 2017

    A Tale of Two Kitties, third in Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey’s spinoff series Dog Man, is the #1 book in the country. Plus Louise Penny’s ‘Glass Houses’ tops our Hardcover Fiction list, and Stephen King deems Gabriel Tallent’s debut, 'My Absolute Darling,' a ‘masterpiece.’

  • B&N Has a Plan for the Future: More Stores

    Barnes & Noble has been closing stores steadily for years, but CEO Demos Parneros said, during a conference call yesterday, that his goal is to position the company for "net store expansion" in fiscal 2019.

  • Bookstore News: September 6, 2017

    A new store tries to crowdsource working capital; a Minnesota indie preps for its grand opening; Germany gives $1 million to booksellers; and more.

  • Post-Harvey, Texas Booksellers Face Different Realities and Challenges

    While Lori's Book Nook in Rockport, Tex., was destroyed by the storm, many booksellers in the region faced minimal damage. For the booksellers that have reopened, the biggest concern is a lack of customers.

  • New ABA President Outlines Priorities

    Robert Sindelar, who took over as the president of the American Booksellers Association in June, is streamlining communication with the ABA’s membership. Here's what else he's doing.

  • Unit Sales Dip 2% Compared to 2016

    With sales down in three of the four major publishing segments, unit sales of print books at outlets that report to NPD BookScan were 2% lower in the week ended Aug. 27, 2017, than in the similar week in 2016.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: September 4, 2017

    Sue Grafton’s ‘Y Is for Yesterday’ is the #1 book in the country. Plus ‘My Struggle’ author Karl Ove Knausgaard debuts in Hardcover Nonfiction with ‘Autumn,’ and Vince Flynn’s ‘American Assassin’ heads to the big screen.

  • Bookstore News: August 31, 2017

    Parnassus Books adds an airport outlet; new bookstores open in Indiana and North Carolina; an Iranian bookstore in Los Angeles closes; and more.

  • Bookstore News: August 29, 2017

    New bookstores opening in Alaska and Michigan; Florida bookstore to close; why Japan lacks bookstores; and more.

  • Amazon Opens Latest NYC Store at 34th Street

    At the opening of its 11th bricks and mortar bookstore this morning, which is located across the street from the Empire State Building in New York City, Amazon said it will be continuing to open a number of new stores in 2018.

  • Weathering Harvey, Houston Booksellers Offer a Helping Hand

    One Houston area bookstore reported trouble from flooding, while most others will re-open today after days being closed in the wake of devastating Hurricane Harvey.

  • Sales Stay Flat for a Second Consecutive Week

    At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 0.2% lower in the week ended Aug. 20, 2017, than in the similar week in 2016

  • Kinokuniya Keeps Growing In the U.S.

    The Japanese bookseller, headquartered in Tokyo, has 12 stores in the States and counting, including two new shops in the Lone Star State.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: August 28, 2017

    ‘The Stone Sky,’ which concludes N.K. Jemisin’s Hugo Award–winning Broken Earth trilogy, debuts at #11 on our Trade Paperback list. Plus Serious Eats writer and chef Stella Parks shares her love of Twinkies and Oreos in ‘BraveTart,’ and Kate Winslet and Idris Elba cozy up on the movie tie-in cover of ‘The Mountain Between Us.’

  • Bookstore News: August 25, 2017

    A new bookstore readies to open in upstate New York; Orlando indie to close; Oakland bookstore changes ownership; Portugal's chic new bookstore; and more.

  • New Indie Bookstore Set to Open in Queens

    Kew & Willow Books, which was formed by three former B&N coworkers and financed through a Kickstarter campaign, is scheduled to open in late September in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of the New York City borough.

  • Bookstore News: August 23, 2017

    New bookstores for Texas and Missouri; Amazon's bricks-and-mortar bookselling lessons; Hawaii's booming book business; and more.

  • Nook Terminating Accounts of Erotica Authors

    A new content policy instituted by Nook Press last week has resulted in the termination of the accounts of numerous self-published authors.

  • Bookstore News: August 22, 2017

    New bookstore opens in Memphis; store planned for Maine; The Strand's secrets; the Cairo bookstore that delivers; and more.

  • Australia to Tax Online Book Orders Shipped from Abroad

    In July 2018, Australia will begin collecting a 10% tax on books ordered from within Australia online and shipped from abroad.

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