Magazine Articles Tagged With bookselling

Unprintable Books, Hong Kong Bookstore Sells Banned Titles, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.4.16

Tim Parks on the state of translation; five ways Infinite Jest predicted the future; T. S. Eliot’s notes on detective fiction; and other news.

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Gordon Lish on Editing Raymond Carver, Best British Novels, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.8.15

How books shaped Christmas; Alexievich delivers Nobel lecture; all-curated bookstore opens in New York; and other news.

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Short Story Vending Machines, Writers Who Run, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.12.15

Value of first editions of twentieth-century classics increases; Roland Barthes at one hundred; “experimental” Millennial bookstore to open in London; and other news.

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Lost Dylan Thomas Poem Performance, Penny Booksellers, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.27.15

Whiting Foundation appoints new board president; HBO picks up adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s Tiny Beautiful Things; President Obama and Marilynne Robinson’s conversation continued; and other news.

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Searching Indie Bookstore Shelves

by Rachael Hanel

News and Trends

Posted 8.19.15

September/October 2015

Supporting local bookstores may have just gotten a little easier. A new digital tool called CityShelf allows users to search the shelves of independent bookstores in select cities throughout the country from their mobile devices. 

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Reviewers & Critics: Isaac Fitzgerald of BuzzFeed Books

by Michael Taeckens

The Practical Writer

Posted 8.19.15

September/October 2015

Isaac Fitzgerald, editor of BuzzFeed Books, talks about the growth of the site’s book review section, what a typical day in the BuzzFeed office looks like, and how the Internet has changed the discourse around books.

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Story Collection as Form: Building a Book of Short Fiction

by Justin Taylor

The Literary Life

Posted 8.19.15

Justin Taylor

How does a story collection happen? Justin Taylor, the author of two short story collections, offers advice about the various ways in which to build a book of short fiction.

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Turning Down the Deal: A Crash Course in Publishing

by Mike Harvkey

The Practical Writer

Posted 8.19.15

Mike Harvkey

A novelist and former fiction reviews editor at Publishers Weekly offers an industry insider’s perspective on how to publish a book on one’s own terms—even if it means turning down a deal.

 

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Nick Flynn’s My Feelings and Rebecca Makkai’s Music for Wartime, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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Miwa Messer’s Great New Writers

by Cat Richardson

News and Trends

Posted 4.15.15

May/June 2015

The director of the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program talks about the process of searching for the “extraordinary storytelling” that makes a great new book.

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