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    Citing a surge in demand for its services, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, the nonprofit organization that assists booksellers in need, has promoted Kate Weiss to programs manager, and is recruiting a new communications coordinator.

  • Print Unit Sales Jump by 20% In Late July

    With double-digit increases in all but one category, unit sales of print books rose 20.2% in the week ended July 25, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: August 3, 2020

    As America says goodbye to U.S. Representative John Lewis, readers flock to his memoirs. Plus film critic and YouTuber Lindsay Ellis debuts with a work of alternative history, and conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro has the #2 book in the country with ‘How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps.’

  • Sales Soar for 'Too Much,' But Total Units Fell Last Week

    Mary Trump's 'Too Much and Never Enough' sold nearly 406,000 print copies last week, but total unit sales fell 2.8% compared to the week ended July 18 at outlets that report to BookScan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: July 27, 2020

    ‘Too Much and Never Enough’ by Mary L. Trump is the #1 book in the country and the second strongest debut of the year to date. Plus two ‘Drag Race’ alums offer a ‘Guide to Modern Womanhood,’ and the ‘Call Your Girlfriend’ podcasters celebrate ‘Big Friendship.’

  • Print Units Have Double-Digit Gain in Mid-July

    With another strong showing by the juvenile nonfiction category, unit sales of print books rose 16.6% in the week ended July 18, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • Mary Trump Book Drove Sales Gains Last Week

    Unit sales of print books rose 11.5% last week as Mary L. Trump's 'Too Much and Never Enough' sold over 337,000 print units at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The juvenile nonfiction category had a 21.3% increase.

  • B&NE Reaches Cooperation Agreement with Outerbridge

    Barnes & Noble Education reached an agreement with the investment firm that avoids the possibility of Outerbridge running an alternative slate of directors at the upcoming annual meeting. The deal comes as B&NE looks to accelerate its digital products and services for college students.

  • May Bookstore Sales Took Another Dive

    May bookstore sales dropped 59.8% compared to a year ago, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales were $271 million, down from $675 million in May 2019.

  • Sponsors Pull Support, Demand Borderlands Owner Give Up Store

    Twenty-five of the 1,314 financial sponsors of Borderlands Books in San Francisco were among the signatories to an open letter addressed to owner Alan Beatts, demanding that he relinquish ownership of the store in light of disturbing allegations recently made against him by an ex-girlfriend and his daughter.

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