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Book Challenges May Deprive Students of Critical Life Lessons

Book Challenges May Deprive Students of Critical Life Lessons

A persistent pattern of attempts to remove certain books from public schools and libraries, combined with a lack of diversity in Children's and Young Adult (CYA) book publishing, narrows the range of stories and perspectives available to U.S. students, PEN America...

Indy Bookstores to Host Banned Books Week Event

Indy Bookstores to Host Banned Books Week Event

American Booksellers for Free Expression (ABFE), a project of the American Booksellers Association, has announced that seven independent bookstores will participate in “A Night of Silenced Voices” on Tuesday, September 27, to celebrate diversity and honor freedom of...

ASJA Appoints Chair for Journalism Conference

ASJA Appoints Chair for Journalism Conference

The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), the leading professional organization of independent nonfiction writers, announced that longtime ASJA member, Estelle Erasmus, has been appointed conference chair for the 2017 ASJA Conference, May 5-6 at the...

Simon & Schuster to Publish Ralph Lauren Memoir in Fall of 2017

Ralph Lauren, the legendary founder of the company that brought American style to the world, will publish his autobiography with Simon & Schuster in the fall of 2017. The work will be published in hardcover, ebook, and audio editions by Simon & Schuster in the...

Ingram Content Group announces Associates on the Move

Ingram Content Group announces Associates on the Move

Ingram Content Group today announced three new associates to the company.Kurt Hettler has joined Ingram Academic Services as Director of Academic Services, reporting to Heidi Sachner, Vice President, Ingram Publisher Services, Perseus Distribution/Ingram Academic...

2016 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

2016 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced its long list for the 2016 National Book Awards. One winner in each of 20 categories will be announced at an awards ceremony and benefit dinner, November 16, 2016, in New York City.There are four panels of five Judges each in...

Lena Dunham Named Spokesperson for Indies First

Lena Dunham Named Spokesperson for Indies First

The American Booksellers Association is pleased to announce Lena Dunham as the 2016 official spokesperson for Indies First, a national campaign of activities and events in support of independent bookstores that takes place on Small Business Saturday, the weekend after...

Barnes & Noble Aims to Grow by Trimming Retail Footprint

Barnes & Noble Aims to Grow by Trimming Retail Footprint

Barnes & Noble is learning to do more with less.After lasting through four straight fiscal years of declining sales, from 2013 through 2016, the company is trying to correct its course. In August, the company ousted CEO Ronald Boire, a move that subsequently...

BookShout Distributes Record 237,000 eBooks on T-Mobile

BookShout Distributes Record 237,000 eBooks on T-Mobile

BookShout, an elegant eBook platform focused on creating new digital initiatives for top brands, companies, and partners, today announced it distributed more than 237,000 eBooks as part of T-Mobile Tuesdays. The engagement, which occurred over two separate 24-hour...

Barnes & Noble Reports Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Financial Results

Barnes & Noble Reports Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Financial Results

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) today reported sales and earnings for its fiscal 2017 first quarter ended July 30, 2016. Total sales for the first quarter were $913.9 million, declining 6.6% as compared to the prior year. Retail sales, which include Barnes &...