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LAST WEEK IN PUBLISHING

AuthorsPosted by Stevan V. Nikolic Sun, September 13, 2015 18:31:06


Valley Bookseller Celebrates 25th on Saturday: The downtown Stillwater, Minn., bookstore will mark its first quarter century with 40 local and regional authors and a champagne toast at the Lowell Inn on September 12.

Curmudgeon Books Opens in Marley Station Mall: Jeffrey and Brenda Benya are opening the first bookstore in the Glen Burnie, Md., mall since the closing of a Borders Express in early 2010.

Bearkat College Bookstore to Close after 50 Years: The Slater family is converting their Huntsville, Tex., bookstore, founded in 1968, into Homegrown Marketplace, which will feature local Texas-made items. “The college textbook business changed and we decided that we just wanted to go in a different direction,” Danny Slater told the Huntsville Item.

Hennessey+Ingalls to Move to Downtown LA: The 52-year-old art, architecture, and design bookstore will move to a 5,000 sq. ft. location in a mixed-use space, One Santa Fe, in January, 2016, and close its stores in Hollywood and Santa Monica.

Shakespeare & Company in Paris to Add a Cafe: Construction is already underway for Bob’s Bake Shop to open a café in conjunction with the historic Paris bookshop.

Book Truck to Promote Reading in Spanish: The mobile bookstore, an initiative of Mexican publisher FCE, will visit elementary schools throughout the U.S. to promote kids reading in Spanish.

BookPeople of Moscow Launches Indiegogo Campaign: Earlier this week the Idaho bookstore launched a $4,800 crowdfunding campaign to raise money for a new sound system and chairs.

D.C. Indies Call on May to Tax Online Retailers: Eight local bookstores, including Barstons Child’s Play, Upshur Street Books, and Politics & Prose Bookstore asked Mayor Muriel Bowser to level the playing field.

James Patterson to Donate 25,000 Books to Baltimore: Next week the bestselling author will meet with 300 fifth graders and donate a copy of Public School Superhero to every Baltimore public school student in grades 3 to 7.