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Bookselling Briefs: Amazon 13, Helping Carmichael's, and More

Amazon has leased its 13th known bookstore in a 5,227-square-foot space in Westfield Century City Mall in Los Angeles, according to permits filed earlier this month. (Word of a fourteenth store in Georgetown has been reported informally by the landlord but not the company.) Amazon has not formally announced the store, or provided a date…

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People, Etc.

At Random House, Michelle Jasmine has been promoted to assistant director of publicity, while Allyson Lord moves up to associate publicist. Tanusri Prasanna has joined Foundry Literary + Media, moving from Hannigan Salky Getzler Agency, building her list in children's books and selectively representing adult literary fiction and narrative non-fiction. Former Clarkson Potter…

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Bookselling Notes and Beyond: Indies, Amazon and More

Owner of WORD bookstores Christine Onorati has an "open letter" of interest posted at Melville House's website. She writes because, "I believe that we are at a crossroads in our industry, and, for the first time, I'm genuinely worried for our future. I think that we need to start brainstorming new…

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The Full Buzz Books Young Adult Roster

Yesterday we listed the complete roster of 40 great adult authors and excerpts packed into our new free ebook Buzz Books 2017: Fall/Winter sampler, and today we're proud to feature all of the young adult authors and excerpts in Buzz Books 2017 Young Adult: Fall/Winter. Since we first launched YA as its…

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People, Etc.

Ian Buruma has been named editor of The New York Review of Books, succeeding co-founder Robert B. Silvers who died recently. Buruma has been a regular contributor to The New York Review since 1985, in addition to other publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, and…

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The Complete Fall/Winter Buzz Books Titles

As we previewed on Tuesday, our new free ebook Buzz Books 2017: Fall/Winter features an amazing roster of  authors you love as well as excerpts from 16 exciting debut voices. Get a jump on Book Expo by sampling some of the best forthcoming books right now. For the trade editions…

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Barnes & Noble's Market Cap At New Low

Pushed by yesterday's marketwide slump, Barnes & Noble's stock is now trading at levels that the company it's lowest market capitalization in at least a decade, if not longer. This morning shares opened at $7.30 and were down slightly again, for a market cap of about $510 million. The stock had dipped…

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New Amazon Charts Show What People Are Reading

Amazon has launched a "reimagined weekly bestseller list" that combines data from across all of their formats -- print, ebook, and digital audio. A new Top 20 Most Read list aims to show "what customers are really reading and listening to by looking at the average number of daily Kindle readers…

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Potter and FX Lift Bloomsbury's Sales, But Not Profits

Bloomsbury reported results for their fiscal year, ending February 28, with sales of £142.6 million, up £18.9 million, as profit before tax fell £1 million to £12 million. Despite their intention "to become primarily a non-consumer publisher in the B2B academic and professional information market," Bloomsbury is still very much…

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People, Etc.: Hely Hutchinson to Retire, and More

Tim Hely Hutchinson will retire as ceo of Hachette UK at the end of the year, with Little Brown Book Group and Orion ceo David Shelley to succeed him, reporting to Arnaud Nourry, starting January 1, 2018. He will also become a member of the international board of Hachette Livre and…

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