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Milo Yiannopoulos and the Slippery Slope of Free Speech

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

"If we, as publishers, cannot tell the difference between good and evil, between conscience and profit, between extremist views and the views our founding fathers put forth, we are no better than tabloids."

An Interview with the Year 2017

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

The New Year's earlier absence is explained and her book picks are delivered!

Flying Solo

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

What it means to pilot the Flying Pig Bookstore without a co-captain.

90-Second Newbery Revisited

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Bookseller Leslie Hawkins talks about the joys of bringing a 90-Second Newbery Film Festival screening to Asheville, N.C., in her first post for ShelfTalker.

A Writer's Tip for Writing Better Sex Scenes: Steal

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

Novelist Laura Pritchett learned to write better sex scenes by stealing from the greats.

Hello from Austin, Texas!

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Cheers and a holiday recap from a new ShelfTalker contributor.

‘Amazon’s Stranglehold’ Co-Author Stacy Mitchell Breaks It Down

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

When it comes to antitrust issues the ILSR's Stacy Mitchell is the bomb, as she proves yet again in this interview exploring her new report's relevance to bookselling.

Predictions 2017: Subscribe To Me

The end of one year and the beginning of another always represents an opportunity to reflect and think about what the future will bring. That is, if you've nothing better to do over the two week break for Christmas and New Year’s. Like...Show More Summary

Recap: Some of The Big News Stories from 2016

2016 was a tumultuous year and one we are glad to see the back off. From the constant stream of celebrity departures to Brexit to Trump, we all deserve a breather; but it won't come and I expect 2017 will be an even more intense year. Show More Summary

‘Under Rose Tainted Skies’: An Interview with Louise Gornall

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

The unique potential of an OCD first-person narrator are brought into focus in a remarkable YA debut novel.

Getting It Right

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

When I began writing news stories about Mexican immigration a long time ago, I quickly learned that every word is a potential land mine.

Happy Holidays!

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Sending best holiday wishes to all of our readers.

Staff Photo Contest

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Do most bookstores have staff photo traditions? A means of discovery is set forth!

PW's Most-Read Opinion Pieces of 2016

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

From Brexit to finding an agent to working at Barnes & Noble, these are PW's 10 most-read opinion pieces of the year.

Now More Than Ever

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

How this holiday season has felt different at the bookstore.

Holiday Shopping Comments

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

What happens when people who have no filter left shop at the store.

The Best Publishing-News-in-Review Poem You'll Read All Week

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

Literary agent Ricahrd Curtis wraps up the year in publishing news... in verse.

Keystone Cops Behind the Counter

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

The reason you see spirally cartoon eyes on booksellers on a particular Thursday.

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