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  • Independent Bookstore Day Adapts to Covid

    Independent Bookstore Day, administered by the American Booksellers Association, takes place this coming Saturday, April 24; more than 740 stores are participating and booksellers are adjusting to the times, moving many events outdoors.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: April 19, 2021

    Manga makes its mark: 'My Hero Academia, Vol. 27' by Kohei Horikoshi is the #6 book in the country. Plus chef Erin French's memoir finds its way onto our hardcover nonfiction list, and we spy Flynn Berry in hardcover fiction.

  • Unit Sales of Print Books Rose 6% in Early April

    Unit sales of print books rose 6% in the week ended Apr. 10, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • Print Unit Sales Rose 6% Last Week Led by Adult Titles

    Unit sales of adult titles jumped for the week ended April 10, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, offsetting steep declines in the juvenile categories.

  • February Bookstore Sales Dropped 22.3%

    February bookstore sales fell to $446 million in February compared to sales of $573 million in 2020, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: April 12, 2021

    Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman has the #1 book in the country with 'The Hill We Climb.' Plus financial educator Tiffany Aliche lands at #4 on our hardcover nonfiction list with 'Get Good with Money,' and Gabriela Garcia debuts with the novel 'Of Women and Salt.'

  • The Surge of Print Books Sales Continues

    Print unit sales jumped 29% in 2021’s first quarter. Most of the increase was due to the surge in book-buying that began last spring and carried over into 2021.

  • Bookselling Profile: Midtown Reader

    In October 2016, a new independent bookstore opened in Tallahassee, Fla., just weeks before an acrimonious election put Donald Trump in the White House. And national politics was the reason for the store's opening.

  • B&N CEO Says Things Are 'Much Better Now'

    Addressing the IBPA 's annual conference, Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt said the company was acting on several promises, including making individual stores more autonomous, improving e-commerce, and diversifying management, all of which make it a viable competitor to Amazon.

  • Gorman's Poem Sparks Big Weekly Sales Gains

    'The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country' by Amanda Gorman sold nearly 215,000 copies in its first week on sale, helping to drive another good sales week for books.

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