Magazine Articles Tagged With bookselling

Publishing Controversial Figures, Book Thieves, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.10.17

New fiction and poetry in translation; Chinese surgeon’s smog poem goes viral; book returned to Seattle library forty years overdue; and other news. 

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James Patterson’s Holiday Bonuses, Shirley Jackson’s Centenary, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.15.16

The birth of African American literature; handwritten book by J. K. Rowling sells at auction for £370,000; Oprah’s new imprint; and other news. 

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H. G. Wells Story Published for First Time, Celebrating Indie Bookstores, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.28.16

Poetry books to gift this holiday season; Anne Frank poem sells for $148,000; feminist InstaPoets; and other news.

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The Cover Game: The Author’s Role in Jacket Design

by Steve Almond

The Practical Writer

Posted 10.12.16

Steve Almond

After publishing several books with less-than-thrilling covers, a veteran author shares advice on how and when to meddle with the book-design process—without alienating your publisher.

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How the Internet Helps Indies, Twitter Essays, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.6.16

National Book Award finalists announced; on women writers’ privacy and author photos; Junot Díaz on the role of the humanities; and other news.

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Best-Selling Booksellers: The Authors Who Can Sell Your Book

by Lynn Rosen

The Practical Writer

Posted 8.17.16

Lynn Rosen

What do Ann Patchett, Jeff Kinney, Louise Erdrich, and Judy Blume have in common? Aside from being best-selling authors, they are all also dedicated booksellers, each having opened independent bookstores of their own.

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Gertrude Stein’s Children’s Book, Changing Euphemisms, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.16.16

The disappearance of indie bookstores on college campuses; Shakespeare’s Coriolanus and populism; how book clubs help independent bookstores; and other news.

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Bookselling in Somalia, Cursive’s Comeback, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.28.16

Pulitzer Prize Winner James Alan McPherson dies; debut authors Yaa Gyasi and Hua Hsu in conversation; the evolving role of librarians; and other news.

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How to Pitch Yourself to Bookstores

by Lynn Rosen

The Practical Writer

Posted 6.14.16

Lynn Rosen

In the current publishing environment, much of the responsibility for promotion falls on the author. Bookstore co-owner Lynn Rosen offers five steps for authors to take when trying to create successful event partnerships with local bookstores.

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An Affair With F. Scott Fitzgerald, David Carr Memoir Adaptation, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.8.16

Website releases “definitive study” of U.S. author earnings; an interview with Iranian poet and translator Sholeh Wolpé; binge-worthy, serialized fiction; and other news. 

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