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American Booksellers Association

The American Booksellers Association is a non-profit trade association founded in 1900 that promotes independent bookstores in the United States and Canada. The ABA and its members support freedom of speech through the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, literacy, and programs that encourage reading. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
American Booksellers Association has hosted 21 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1995 Forum. The year with the most events was 1996 with 10 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 1997 with an average of 99 views per video. Most appearances with Benjamin C. Bradlee (2), Linda Wertheimer (2), Eleanor Clift (2). Most common tags: About Books, Arts & Literature, African Americans.

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    Religious Publishing Trends

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    African-American Booksellers

    African American authors discussed how they got published and the role of specialty bookstores in promoting their books. The…

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    BookExpo America Convention

    Mitch Brown talked about the BookExpo convention as he visited several booths. He also talked about changes in the book…

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    BookExpo America Convention

    Jim Milliot of Publishers Weekly magazine talked briefly about that year’s American Booksellers Association convention. He…

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