News and interviews from the wild, wild world of independent bookselling.
Melville House co-publisher Dennis Johnson speaks with Portland, Oregon’s indie stalwarts Emily Powell, owner of Powell’s Books, and Tin House publisher Craig Popelars, about how their businesses have been impacted… Read more »
Melville House co-publisher Dennis Johnson interviews Portland booksellers Katherine Morgan, who works at Powell’s Books and Bookshop.org, and Kevin Sampsell, the small press buyer at Powell’s, and the publisher of… Read more »
Melville House co-publisher Dennis Johnson interviews Jessica Stockton Bagnulo, co-owner of Greenlight Bookstore, and Johnny Temple, publisher of Akashic Books. This is the first in a series of Dennis’s interviews… Read more »
With large swathes of the globe now locked down in response to the spread of Coronavirus, a growing number of marquee events slated for this summer – and even further… Read more »
What more can be said about this unknown territory? In the midst of a global pandemic, nothing feels certain or stable. On a daily basis, we are battered with unprecedented,… Read more »
As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, its rapidly escalating toll on civil life has begun to extend to the book business. On the retail end, the news spread rapidly… Read more »
The necessity of social distancing became real for many Americans this weekend as more people started working from home and schools, libraries, and businesses announced closures in response to COVID-19… Read more »