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Harper Lee, E.L. James, Paula Hawkins and Anthony Doerr top 2015 print fiction bestseller list.

Jan 04 2016: Harper Lee (Go Set a Watchman), E.L James (Grey), Paula Hawkins (The Girl on the Train) and Anthony Doerr (All The Light We Cannot See) topped the print adult fiction bestseller list in 2015 with sales of over one million copies each.

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    Sales of print books up for second year in a row

    Jan 04 2016: Unit sales of print books from outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan increased 2.8% in 2015 over 2014, marking the second consecutive year that print units posted annual gains.

    The retail and club channel had a particularly good year in 2015, with sales up 5.4% over...

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      Sales of print books grow for second year in a row

      Dec 23 2015: The book business looks ready to mark a second consecutive year of unit growth in print books. Unit sales of print books were up 2.8% through the week ended December 20, 2015 compared to the same period in 2014 at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan with just under ...

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        American Booksellers Association and others support Apple at Supreme Court

        Dec 03 2015: Shelf Awareness reports that The American Booksellers Association, Barnes & Noble, Authors United and the Authors Guild have filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Supreme Court asking it to review the district court decision, upheld by the appeals court, against ...

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          2015 National Book Awards Announced

          Nov 19 2015: The National Book Foundation has announced the 2015 winners of the National Book Awards:

          Fiction: Adam Johnson, Fortune Smiles: Stories (Random House (USA))

          Non-Fiction: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me (Spiegel & Grau / Penguin Random House)

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            Shareholders encouraged to vote in favor of plan to privatize Books-A-Million.

            Nov 18 2015: Institutional Shareholder Services, the independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that stockholders of Books-A-Million vote in favor of the plan for the Anderson family to buy BAM and take it private.

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              Costa Book Awards nominees announced

              Nov 18 2015: The nominees for the Costa Book Awards have been announced. The Costa Awards (known as the Whitbread Awards until 2006) are one of the UK's most prestigious and literary prizes recognizing some of the most enjoyable books of the year, written by authors based in the UK ...

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                Mark your calendar for Indies First Day on Sat Nov 28

                Nov 18 2015: Mark your calendar for Indies First Day - a national campaign of activities and events in support of independent bookstores, first envisioned by author Sherman Alexie in 2013. It kicks off each November, on Small Business Saturday (November 28, 2015), when independent ...

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