Markus Dohle headlines the second iteration of Sharjah’s Booksellers Conference, May 1 and 2, in an interactive program for 400 attendees.
Book2look Powers Look-Inside Excerpts at Bookshop.org
The founders of Book2look and Bookshop.org announce a new partnership for book excerpts and marketing to Bookshop.org’s site.
In England, Bookshop.org Names New ‘Indie Champions’ Shortlists
Publishers, organizations, and people can receive the new Bookshop.org UK awards emphasizing independent bookselling.
Interview: Andy Hunter on Bookshop.org’s Second Anniversary
Developed in a hurry for the US and UK, online retailer Bookshop.org is gearing up for international expansion to support indie booksellers.
At London’s FutureBook: Focus on Climate and Sustainability
From its opening keynote to the closing presentation of the 2021 awards, diversity and sustainability were at the heart of FutureBook.
In the United States: ‘The 1619 Project’ Books Arrive Amid Heated Debate
The controversial ‘1619 Project’ is coming out with two books from Penguin Random House as American publishing explores its place in the nation’s political fray.
US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores
Ingram Content Group seeds Binc’s ‘Survive to Thrive’ bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org.
AAP PROSE Awards: The 2021 Category Finalists
From ‘Macbeth in Harlem’ to ‘Nitrogen Overload,’ the 2021 AAP PROSE Awards longlist spotlights 130 titles in scholarly publishing.
Charkin To Bezos: ‘Our Industry Should Salute You, and Kick Back’
In his column today, Richard Charkin’s ‘Dear Jeff’ letter captures the publishing industry’s perennially conflicted viewpoints on Amazon.
US S&S Partners With Bookshop.org; UK ‘Bag’ Campaign Has Mackesy Designs
In the States, S&S is working with Bookshop.org, and in Britain and Ireland, the Books Are My Bag program has Charlie Mackesy’s artwork.