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17 May

BTW News Briefs

Authors Guild online auction underway; Museum Store Association to launch holiday campaign; Ingram signs five publishers; Reading Group Choices releases title lists of readers’ favorites; Margarita Engle named Young People’s Poet Laureate; International Dylan Thomas Prize, Albertine Prize winners announced

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17 May

Around Indies

Brick & Mortar Books to open in Washington; New owner for Winston Smith Books; McLean & Eakin, Broadway Books to mark 25 years; Queens Bookshop Initiative lands storefront; New staff at Kramerbooks, [words] Bookstore

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17 May

First Amendment Attorney to Receive First Meskis Free Speech Award

ABA’s inaugural Joyce Meskis Free Speech Award will be presented to Michael A. Bamberger, the general counsel of Media Coalition, on May 31 during the Celebration of Bookselling at BookExpo.

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16 May

American Writers Museum Opens With Help From Former Owner of The Book Stall

Former bookseller Roberta Rubin serves as board co-chair of the new American Writers Museum, the first national museum to honor American writers, which opened on May 16 in Chicago.

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10 May

Hillary Clinton to Appear at BookExpo 2017

Former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will make a special appearance at BookExpo 2017 on Thursday, June 1.

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10 May

Bradley Graham Appointed to ABA Board

The ABA Board of Directors has moved to fill a vacancy on the Board that is the result of the recent election of Robert Sindelar of Third Place Books as ABA’s incoming president.

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03 May

Macmillan CEO John Sargent on the Importance of Defending Free Speech

In his remarks at the April 25th PEN Literary Gala, PEN Publisher Honoree John Sargent spoke about the importance of defending free speech.

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03 May

ABA Announces 2017 Board of Directors Election Results

The results of balloting by bookstore members to elect a new president, vice president/secretary, and three directors to serve on the ABA Board are now official.

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26 Apr

Around Indies

Flashlight Books to open in California; Brazos Bookstore announces plans for Summer of Jane Austen; Politics & Prose co-owner Lissa Muscatine to publish Hillaryland

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26 Apr

Audrey Eisman, Former ABFFE Coordinator, Dies

Audrey Eisman, the former coordinator of the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, died on Sunday, April 23, following a long illness. She was 79.

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26 Apr

In Debut Novel, Former Tattered Cover Bookseller Brings Fictional Bookstore to Life

Booksellers have chosen former Tattered Cover bookseller Matthew Sullivan’s debut novel, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, for the June 2017 Indie Next List.

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19 Apr

BTW News Briefs

Best Children’s Books of the Year published; PRH launches #ProjectReadathon; Johns Hopkins University Press to support AAUP residencies; Books for a Better Life, Jackson Poetry Prize winners, Southern Book Prize finalists announced

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18 Apr

Ci5: Jason Reynolds on His Journey From Reluctant Reader to Award-Winning Author

In his breakfast keynote speech at the ABC Children’s Institute, author Jason Reynolds told booksellers how not finding his childhood experiences reflected in books shaped his journey as a writer.

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12 Apr

BTW News Briefs

De Gruyter to provide temporary free access to academic articles; First wave of BookCon panels announced; 2017 Guggenheim Fellows announced 

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04 Apr

Wild Rumpus, Anne DeCourcey Named PW 2017 Award Winners

Wild Rumpus is the first children’s store to be named Publishers Weekly’s Bookstore of the Year; HarperCollins’ Anne DeCourcey is named Sales Rep of the Year.

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