Posts Tagged: Houston
Turkish police arrested seven teachers at a bookstore in a raid against dissent.
A Houston bookstore celebrated indie bookstore day with drunk coloring....more
You’ll never believe this amazing sales technique! A bookstore is making clickbait headlines from classic novel plots.
April 29 is Independent Bookstore Day and a Seattle area store is issuing a challenge to readers: visit 19 participating stores get your bookstore passport stamped....more
Best-selling author James Patterson is handing out bonuses to bookstore employees once again, celebrating the people who make best-selling authors possible.
The Daily Beast has a roundup of some of the best independent bookstores across the country.
As if you needed another reason to move to Canada, Toronto is getting five new bookstores....more
James Patterson is giving away $2,000,000 in holiday bonuses to bookstore workers and libraries.
An adults-only sex shop in Anchorage, Alaska is getting remade into an indie bookstore.
Philadelphia’s Hakim’s Bookstore, a landmark African-American shop, is a small business on the brink of closure....more
John Jeremiah Sullivan and Joel Finsel chronicle the rise, fall, and in-between wanderings of Houstonian booksellers, civil rights activists, reporters, and musicians—in oversized, Texan fashion.
Most people have heard of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, canonical English poet and laudanum addict. Far fewer know the life and work of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.
Congratulations to Rumpus reviewer Thomas H. McNeely for winning the 9th Annual Gival Press Novel Award!
The winning novel, Ghost Horse, tells “the story of a boy’s journey to escape an abusive relationship with his father and to discover the truth about his own life” during “the class, racial, and social tensions of the 1970s in Houston, Texas.”
McNeely will receive $3000 in prize money....more