August 17 – August 24, 2006 Edition

Drugan to Step Down as NEBA Director 8/14/2006—The New England Booksellers Association is losing its longtime executive director, Rusty Drugan, who is stepping down due to illness. Drugan, who has held the post since 1992, will stay on until a successor has been named. The NEBA, headed by president Allan Schmid, owner of Books, Etc. in Portland and Falmouth, Me, is setting up a search committee to find a replacement.