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    Harper Lee Release Events

    A list of some events scheduled to celebrate the July 14, 2015, of Go Set a Watchman, the second book by To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee.

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    1998 Bookstore of the Year, Brookline Booksmith

    Dana Brigham spoke by video link from her store in Brookline, Massachusetts, Brookline Booksmith. It was named the “Bookstore of the Year” in 1998. She talked about the…

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    Panel Discussion on Independent Bookselling

    Panelists talked about the book business from the perspective of independent booksellers.  This presentation was in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall…

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    Interview with Book Store Owners Mitch Kaplan and Betsy Burton

    Discussion with booksellers, Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Books & Books (Coral Gables, Florida) & Betsy Burton, co-owner of The King’s English (Salt Lake City, Utah) They were…

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    Watermark Books

    Sarah Bagby talked about the local literary scene in Wichita, Kansas, and the state of the book business. She talked about her independent book store, Watermark Books, where she was…

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    Watermark West Rare Books Collection

    Philip McComish showed some of the items in the collection of Watermark West Rare Books, a division of Watermark Books and Cafe in Wichita, Kansas. He also talked about the state of…

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    Panel on the Future of the Book and Book Store

    A panel discussion was held on the future of the book and of the book store. Jim Milliot moderated a panel that included a book store owner, a publisher, and a literary agent. The…

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    Full Circle Bookstore

    Full Circle Books owner Jim Tolbert talked about the literary scene in Oklahoma City and the state of the independent book business as well as about his own store. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Bookhouse

    Natalie and Edward Hughes talked about their used book store.

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    Alabama Booksmith

    Jake Reiss, owner of Alabama Booksmith, talked about the literary scene in Birmingham and the market niche of signed copies for which his book store is known. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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    Park Road Books

    Sally Brewster talked about the relationship between independent bookstores and publishers. She was interviewed at Park Roads Books - a longtime independent bookstore in Charlotte.…

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    Poor Richard's Books

    Liz Taylor talked about Poor Richard’s Books, a longtime fixture in downtown Frankfort, Kentucky. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) on their “2011 LCV Cities…

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    Sarah Weinman on Borders Book Stores Liquidation

    Sarah Weinman talked by telephone from New York City about the July 18, 2011, announcement of the liquidation of the Borders Group of book stores.

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    Inkwood Books

    Carla Jimenez talked about starting her store, Inkwood Books, the only full-service independent bookstore in Tampa. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Haslam's Book Store

    Ray Hinst talked about the history of the family book store and the state of the book industry. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities…

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    The Future of Politics & Prose Bookstore

    Bradley Graham talked by telephone about the future of Politics & Prose Bookstore. Earlier in the week he and his wife, Lissa Muscatine, had committed to purchase the independent book…

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    Borders Book Store Bankruptcy

    Sarah Weinman talked by telephone about the bankruptcy filing on February 16, 2011, of the Borders Group of book stores.

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    Book Discussion on Words and Money

    Andre Schiffrin, founder of The New Press, argues that media conglomeration has led to the death of serious reportage in the United States. The author presents his thoughts on the…

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    Profile of Busboys and Poets with Andy Shallal

    Book TV cameras have recorded numerous author events at Busboys and Poets; a “community gathering place” in Washington, DC founded in 2005. In this program we take a look behind…

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    Closing of Trover Shop Bookstore

    Al Shuman, one of the co-owners of Trover Shop, talked about the decision to close the Washington, D.C. independent bookstore. The family business had operated for over 50 years two…

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