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Of course book publishers conduct their own lobbying in Washington (and some states) through the AAP. One wonders whether the scale can match Amazon’s efforts, described in this story fromĀ  258 more words

Book Publishing

How to Sell Diverse Books (Hint: Sell them Like Other Books)

We’ve written before on the need for greater diversity in the world of children’s literature. Specifically pinpointing the need for more authors and a greater willingness to publish the stories that do emerge. 92 more words


Why We Need Bookstores

For a while, I’ve come across several online articles and even heard from others around me that bookstores will soon be a thing of the past. 921 more words


More Dog Days of Summer: An author & her four-legged "helpers"

Friend Ane Mulligan, who writes Southern fried fiction, is a must for a Dog Days of Summer chat on the Kitchen Couch.
Ane has a new novel and two dogs of, as she says, biblical proportions. 463 more words

Judy Christie

Net Book Agreement

The Net Book Agreement, dating from 1900, was a price-fixing deal between British publishers and booksellers to protect the wide range of publications stocked in shops. 925 more words

Book Publishing

Reading at the Seattle U District Bookstore Sept. 16

I will be reading at the U District bookstore in Seattle, WA on September16th at 7pm so anyone nearby feel free to check it out… 64 more words

Poetry And Prose

"Stay, I said / to the cut flowers": Jane Hirshfield's "The Promise" from Come, Thief

On vacation earlier this month, Mr. O and I visited the well-appointed Island Books in Middletown, Rhode Island. One of the things I liked best about this little shop was its poetry selection, which included recommended titles handpicked by the bookstore’s staff. 111 more words

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