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  • Digital Publishers Find Shared Purpose at W3C Publishing Summit

    Publishers, librarians, and digital leaders gathered in San Francisco last week for the W3C Publishing Summit. Participants stressed the pressing need for a common digital standard and looked to the future of digital publishing.

  • Fall Regionals 2017: All Our Children's Coverage

    This year’s regional bookseller shows, which took place from mid-September through the end of October, were marked by passionate discussions on diversity, robust children's programming, and appearances by prominent authors and illustrators.

  • At SCIBA Show, Booksellers Look to the Future

    More than 200 members of the bookselling community gathered at the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association trade show October 27-28.

  • Miami Book Fair 2017: Comics Authors Look Backward and Forward

    Comics artists Trina Robbins (‘Last Girl Standing’), Nate Powell (‘Omnibox’) and Robert Sikoryak (‘The Unquotable Trump’) are among the authors headed to the Miami Book Fair next month, November 12-19.

  • Miami Book Fair 2017: All Our Coverage

    Once again, the Miami Book Fair offers a week of rare opportunities to see and hear some of today’s biggest writers and influencers. We interview festival authors including Al Franken, Edwidge Danticat, Mariko Tamaki, and many more.

  • Heartland Fall Forum 2017: GLIBA, MIBA Booksellers Bond Over Books

    With approximately 275 booksellers from 109 stores attending this year's Heartland Fall Forum, attendees at the event focused on how they are all essential links in the publishing supply chain.

  • Texas Book Festival 2017: All Our Coverage

    Check out all the goings-on at the Texas Book Festival, which will be held November 4-5 in Austin, Tex.

  • At PNBA, The Focus Was on Collaboration

    The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association's annual fall meeting saw a small uptick in attendance and interactions between booksellers, authors, librarians, and publishers was much in evidence.

  • Amazon Buy Buttons Among Big Topics at BISG Meeting

    The Book Industry Study Group devoted a large portion of its annual meeting held Monday to supply chain issues, with the relatively new phenomenon of third party resellers on Amazon being able to win buy buttons an issue panelists expressed particular concern about.

  • Children's Books at the Brooklyn Book Festival: A Photo Essay

    The 12th annual Brooklyn Book Festival took place in downtown Brooklyn on September 16 and 17, drawing a record 45,000 attendees.

  • Brooklyn Book Festival 2017 In Photos

    On a sweaty but sunny Sunday afternoon in downtown Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Book Festival held its largest event yet, pictured here in a photo-essay.

  • Comics in Libraries and Schools at the New York Public Library

    NYPL and New York Comic Con are partnering to offer a day of professional programming on graphic novels for librarians and teachers on October 5, at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue. Here is a preview of the schedule, which will be finalized closer to NYCC. Admittance requires a NYCC badge (professional badges get priority). For more information contact Amie Wright (

  • DC Entertainment at New York Comic Con

    Rounding up the biggest draws for DC fans at this year's New York Comic Con, including sneak peeks of the company's new comics series.

  • New York Comic Con 2017 Adds Library Programming

    This year’s show features a new venue (the New York Public Library), a relocated Artist Alley, and a preview of the revamped Harvey Awards.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair to Hold 5K Run for Literacy Education

    The book fair, which begins on October 11 this year, is holding a "Buchmesse Kickoff Run" to raise money for literacy. The 5K is scheduled for October 8.

  • Regional Show Highlights 2017

    A look at some of the key programming at all eight shows.

  • Fall Regional Trade Shows 2017

    Bookseller trade associations navigate turbulent times as they gear up for gatherings around the country.

  • PBS to Unveil America's Favorite Books in New TV Series

    The summer 2018-slated Great American Read is an eight-part TV series that will explore the power of books in American society. The show will culminate with a list of the top 10 books ever written, according to the general public.

  • Hawley, Petrie Among Winners at 12th Annual Thrillerfest

    At the Saturday night event in New York City, Noah Hawley became the first author to win an ITW Best Novel Award and an Edgar for the same book, 'Before the Fall.' Nick Petrie took home the Best First Novel award for his book, 'The Drifter.'

  • Mixed Reviews of Repositioned Christian Retailing Show

    The Association for Christian Retail (CBA) hosted its annual UNITE trade show in Cincinnati from June 27-30, with publishers reporting positive interactions but lower numbers of booksellers.

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