ABA main store members received an e-mail from the National Association of College Stores’ OnCampus Research on Tuesday, June 2, with instructions for participating in ABACUS-14 and links to the secure, online ABACUS submission form.
The PowerPoint presentation from the ABA spring Booksellers Forum education session “Exploring New Markets” is available to booksellers on BookWeb.org. The forums, which began March 11 in Omaha, Nebraska, concluded on April 29 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Winter Institute attendees are invited to join authors Maureen Corrigan, Stewart O’Nan, and Erik Larson for a featured talk on F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the 20th century’s greatest novelists, who spent the summers of 1936 and 1937 at the Grove Park Inn.
Kobo’s president and chief content officer, Michael Tamblyn, talks about Kobo’s engagement with the U.S. market, the role e-books can play in independent bookstores, customer preferences regarding e-reading devices, and more.
The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.
Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.