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    Big sales of Michael Wolff's book contributed to boost sales 9% higher in the week ended January 14, 2018, than in the comparable week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

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    After President Trump reportedly referred to certain countries as "shitholes" in a meeting with lawmakers late last week, a handful of indie bookstores seized on the commander-in-chief's purple language as a way to make a defiant political statement while promoting books.

  • NEIBA Announces New Executive Director

    Longtime book industry professional Beth Ineson will succeed Steve Fischer as executive director of the New England Independent Booksellers Association.

  • The Bestsellers of 2017

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  • This Week's Bestsellers: January 15, 2018

    Naomi Alderman’s ‘The Power,’ named to many “best of 2017” lists, is boosted onto our hardcover fiction list. Plus the movie tie-in edition of ‘Call Me By Your Name’ makes its first appearance on our lists, and former CPA Jesse Mecham explains why ‘You Need a Budget.’

  • A Literary Center Grows in Orange, California

    The Open Book in Minneapolis has become an inspiration for similar projects around the country, including Levin Staniec's 1888 Center in Orange, Calif., which finally secured a storefront last year.

  • A Soft Start to 2018

    At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 2% lower in the week ended Jan. 7, 2018, than in the first week in 2017.

  • Bookstore Sales Dropped 6.4% in November

    The late year swoon in bookstore sales continued into November with sales down 6.4% from November 2016. November was the fourth consecutive month bookstore sales fell compared to the same month in 2016.

  • Feminism and Feel-Good Stories: A Children's Holiday 2017 Sales Report

    Reports from around the country indicate a healthy season for children’s booksellers in particular, consistently citing sales hikes of 10% or more over the previous year.

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