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NEW YORK (AP) — On one side of a major publishing feud is Amazon.com, the industry’s biggest book seller.

On the other side is a leading New York publisher few readers have heard of, Hachette Book Group, and some Hachette authors virtually all readers have heard of: J.K. Rowling, James Patterson, Malcolm Gladwell and, most recently, Stephen Colbert. read more »

 

NEW YORK — It could all change quickly, but independent booksellers again have good news to report as the publishing industry prepares for its annual national convention, BookExpo America.

Core membership of the American Booksellers Association (ABA) rose by 55 over the past year, from 1,512 to 1,567.

It’s the third-straight increase for the independent’s trade organization after years of double-digit and triple-digit declines brought on by superstore chains and online sellers such as Seattle-based Amazon.com. read more »

 
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