Friday, September 16, 2016

The Roundup with PW

All Quiet at B&N Annual Meeting
Despite the release last week of disappointing quarterly results and the surprise dismissal of CEO Ron Boire in August, no shareholders in attendance at B&N's annual meeting, held Wednesday morning, inquired about what led to Boire’s dismissal or pressed on how the company plans to improve results.
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Paula Hawkins, By the Book: The author of 'The Girl on the Train' steers away from some popular genres: “I have (shamefully) never read any sci-fi."

Amazon Books Opens in San Diego: The e-commerce giant’s seemingly incongruous brick-and-mortar venture is now open at Westfield UTC mall in San Diego, Calif.

A President's Paintings: George W. Bush is to publish a book of his oil paintings of military personnel and veterans, with the proceeds going towards veterans charities.

'Game of Thrones,' Illustrated: Ten exclusive images and behind-the-scenes stories from the illustrated volume of 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'

Dunham Backs Indie Bookstores: Lena Dunham has a new role—spokesperson for a national campaign on behalf of independent bookstores.

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