BTW Articles

14 Jun

BEA Podcasts & Videos Available

For those who couldn’t make it to last week’s trade show and those who just want a recap, BookExpo America has created an archive of podcasts and videos, and will be adding more material over the next several weeks.

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09 Aug

Court Allows ABA and B&N Amicus Brief in DOJ Case

On Monday, August 6, in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge Denise Cote allowed the joint request by ABA and Barnes & Noble to file an amicus brief in regard to the Department of Justice’s proposed consent decree affecting publishers’ pricing of e-books and the agency model.

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18 Sep

ABA to End Fall Shows With E-Books & Literacy at SCIBA

ABA staff will be at the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association Authors Feast & Trade Show on October 20 to present education sessions, listen to booksellers’ concerns, and share updates on ABA’s programs and initiatives, including the new ABA/Kobo partnership.

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17 Oct

Ingram, 40-Plus Publishers Sponsor Wi8

The 2013 Winter Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, is made possible by the overall support of the Ingram Content Group, Wi8’s lead sponsor, and the support of more than 40 large and small publishers.

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08 Nov

ABFFE’s Finan to Be Honored

American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression President Chris Finan will be honored at the National Coalition Against Censorship’s Annual Celebration of Free Speech & Its Defenders on November 12 in New York City.

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23 May

Free E-Book Creates Buzz for Fall Titles

Bookstores can now start promoting sales of more than 30 of the fall season’s “buzz” books, thanks to a free e-book out this week from Publishers Lunch.

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21 Jun

New & Upcoming E-Book Promos

The IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page has been updated this week with one promotion just underway and two upcoming for the month of July.

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09 Aug

Registration Opens for First ABA Events Specialty Institute

ABA opened registration today for its first-ever Events Specialty Institute. The one-day educational program offering a range of topics for both seasoned booksellers and those in need of more introductory-level courses will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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19 Sep

Events Institute Session Presenters Announced

ABA has announced the presenters for the Events Specialty Institute’s four breakout sessions and three roundtable discussions. The institute will be held on October 3 at The Depot in Minneapolis.

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