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Carl Lennertz

Carl Lennertz to Head Children’s Book Council

Pub Date: Jul 10, 2016

Longtime publishing executive and book advocate Carl Lennertz will join the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader as Executive Director, effective August 8, 2016, it was announced today by Jon Anderson, Chair of the CBC board, and Judith Haut, Chair of the Every Child a Reader board. Lennertz brings to the Children’s Book Read more »

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Texas Book Festival Lists Some Featured Writers

Pub Date: Jul 10, 2016

Some of the speakers for this fall’s 2016 Texas Book Festival weekend have been announced. Actress Diane Guerrero (“Orange is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin”) will discuss her new memoir, “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided,” the story of her family’s struggle as undocumented immigrants. Memoirist Julissa Arce, a former vice Read more »

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Barnes & Noble Launches NOOK® Press Print Platform

Pub Date: Jul 5, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that NOOK Press, NOOK’s innovative self-publishing platform, has launched the NOOK Press print platform to provide NOOK Press authors with an easy-to-use, self-service program that enables them to create hardcover and Read more »

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Barnes & Noble Reports Fiscal 2016 Full-Year Earnings

Pub Date: Jun 24, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) June 22, 2016 reported sales and earnings for its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter and full-year ended April 30, 2016. Retail sales, which include Barnes & Noble jstores and BN.com, were $850 million for the quarter and $4.0 billion for the full year, decreasing 2.2% and 1.9%, respectively. Comparable store sales Read more »

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American Booksellers, Publishers and Librarians Praise Hong Kong Bookseller

Pub Date: Jun 20, 2016

The American Booksellers Association, the Association of American Publishers and the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom today praised Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee for revealing details of his illegal imprisonment by Chinese authorities and for refusing to identify customers in China who purchased books that are critical of Chinese officials. At a press Read more »

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Simon & Schuster Expands Distribution Facility

Pub Date: Jun 16, 2016

At a ribbon-cutting ceremony today, Simon & Schuster announced that it has opened the warehouse expansion of its Riverside Distribution Center in Delran, New Jersey. The facility in Delran operates as the company’s primary warehouse, distribution and customer service center for its North American publishing operations, shipping books to retail, wholesale and specialty accounts in Read more »

Katherine Mangu-Ward

Katherine Mangu-Ward Named Reason Magazine Editor-in-Chief

Pub Date: Jun 15, 2016

Katherine Mangu-Ward has been named editor-in-chief of Reason, the magazine of “free minds and free markets.” Mangu-Ward joined the magazine in 2006 and has been Reason’s managing editor since 2011. “This is my dream job,” said Mangu-Ward, who becomes Reason’s ninth editor. “I couldn’t be more excited about leading Reasonmagazine’s incredible team of journalists as Read more »

Congratulations, Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis

Pub Date: Jun 14, 2016

Congratulations, Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, Minnesota! As the winner of the official Children’s Book Week Display Contest, Wild Rumpus will receive a visit from a 2016 Children’s Choice Book Awards winner or finalist author-illustrator!  &nbsp Read more »

Barnes & Noble Declares Quarterly Dividend

Pub Date: Jun 9, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share, payable on July 29, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 8, 2016. About Barnes & Noble, Inc.  Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s largest Read more »

Lisa Dale Norton

Santa Fe Writing Retreat to Focus on Memoir

Pub Date: May 23, 2016

Gifted writer and writing teacher Lisa Dale Norton, will offer a two-day retreat on The Art and Craft of Memoir Writing July 22-24 at her home in Santa Fe. Attendees will gather at Lisa’s home and garden and in the cafes and coffee bars of Santa Fe for in-depth discussions about style and trends in Read more »