Friday, February 19, 2016

The Roundup with PW

2015 Sees Opening of 60 Indie Bookstores
After independent bookstores saw a year of strong openings in 2014, the trend continued last year, with the ABA reporting that 60 new indies opened in 2015. In 2014, ABA members opened 59 stores. more »

Three Ways Publishers and Libraries Can Work Better Together
There's a lot of room for improvement in the relationship between publishers and libraries. Here's where to start. more »

 Amazon Employees Sound Off: Upset Amazon employees can post anonymous reviews on a website just for them, and its organizers are demanding a union.

Banned Children's Book Author Speaks Out: The author of 'A Birthday Cake for George Washington' voiced concerns that a great story has been lost in the controversy.

Five Hard Lessons About Writing: Some people dream of being a writer, but here are five difficult truths about the job, including, "bad writers get hired, too."

How Apt Are Apps?: Three specialists speculate on the future of apps, including how they fit in with the business model of traditional publishing.

Feminist Library Faces Closure: Campaigners are fighting to protect London's Feminist Library, which is facing eviction after a hike in rent.


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