Magazine Articles Tagged With bookstores

Austin, Texas

by Oscar Casares

City Guides

Posted 1.4.16

From the long-standing tradition of the Texas Book Festival to the offbeat O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships, acclaimed author Oscar Casares highlights a range of literary happenings and haunts in Austin, a city that pledges to keep it weird.

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Calling Ishmael

by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

With an app, a website, and a fleet of rotary-style pay phones, the new interactive project Call Me Ishmael allows readers and book lovers to call the fabled sailor and leave him personal messages about their favorite books.  

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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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Moby-Dick in the Internet Age, Writers Respond to Paris Attacks, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.16.15

Shakespeare & Company bookstore served as refuge during Paris attacks; The Diary of Anne Frank gets a coauthor; literature’s relation to evolutionary theory; 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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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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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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Resources for Writers and the Role of Community: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 11.12.14

Bonnie Rose Marcus, director of Poets & Writers’ Readings & Workshops (East), leads a discussion about resources available to writers in Washington, D.C., the importance of community, and how various literary communities can support one another. Panelists include Carlos Parada Ayala, Sarah Browning, Elizabeth Bruce, and Regie Cabico.

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Politics and Prose Bookstore Opens Satellite Locations, Lemony Snicket Gets a Netflix Deal, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.6.14

The case against “book-dropping”; literary characters who never die; the often-elusive titling process; and other news.

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Poe’s Raven Forevermore, Literature of the Strange, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.30.14

A British University abolishes library fines; children’s books fuel revenue growth; poet August Kleinzahler will lecture in D.C. series; and other news.

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