Thursday, June 16, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Bookstore Sales Have Solid April Gain
Bookstore sales rose 9.7% in April, to $757 million, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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A Reading Place for Refugees: Istanbul's Pages Bookstore and Cafe is the first Arabic bookstore in the ancient Turkish city, and a haven for Syrian refugees.

Shopping with Ginsberg and Whitman: An illustrated guide to Allen Ginsberg's ode to Walt Whitman, "A Supermarket in California."

Alexander Chee on Queer Courage: The author of 'The Queen of the Night' on how the LGBTQ community will turn grief into resolve after the shooting in Orlando.

Gail Rebuck on Women in Publishing: The chair of Penguin Random House's British operations calls the pipeline of women executives in FTSE 100 companies “woefully low.”

Oprah Cookbook Due in 2017: To launch her own book imprint, Oprah Winfrey is publishing her first cookbook and delaying the release of her memoir.

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