“Amazon-backed book award rejected by distinguished author” – via Salon. The newest chapter in the Amazon/Hachette saga.
“Can the Indies Make ‘California’? – via Publisher’s Weekly. Edan Lepucki’s “California” is out now and Logos has a copy, so snag it quick!
“I’m obviously pissed at Amazon.” The novelist, children’s author and unofficial publishing industry spokesperson on the future of book culture, via Salon.
Logos is the proud sponsor of pianist Benny Green’s July 14th show at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz. Benny will have David Wong & Kenny Washington in his trio; it’s sure to be a great show!
Are you on Instagram? If so, follow Logos for some quality ‘grams.
“In what seems to be becoming an annual rite of spring, a dispute between a major retailer and a major publisher over sales terms has gotten nasty, and gone public.” Here’s Publishers Weekly’s look at this literary industry tussle.
We had a great time participating in California Bookstore Day this past Saturday…a big thanks to all who came down to Logos and celebrated with us! Here’s a re-cap from Publisher’s Weekly.
Join us today for the FIRST EVER California Bookstore Day!! We have a collection of items produced exclusively for California Bookstore day, including signed copies of George Saunders’ Congratulations By the Way and signed copies of Michael Pollan’s recipe box Recipes from Michael Pollan’s Kitchen housed in a beautiful bamboo box with a lid that doubles as a card stand! We also have special gift editions of Neil Gaiman’s short story The Sleeper and the Spindle.
ALSO! While supplies last! We are giving away FREE Penguin Books canvas tote bags with purchase of a California Bookstore Day Item! Hope to see you here!
California Bookstore Day is nearly upon us! Join us tomorrow and pick up some of the great books available exclusively for this bookstore celebration! Below is a list of some of the items we’ll have on-hand.
“Bookstories” – Nine Writers, Nine Bookstore-ish Places, One Tall Book
“Sleeper & The Spindle” by Neil Gaiman – Short story gift edition from the collection Rags & Bones
“5 California Authors Box Set: Hollywood” – Charles Bukowski, John Fante, Elmore Leonard, Amistead Maupin
“Congratulations By The Way” by George Saunders – Signed and numbered, limited to 1,200 copies
“Depressed. Repressed. Obsessed.” – 3-Panel Book Reviews by Lisa Brown Forward by Moe Willems, Limited Edition of 650, Signed and Numbered by Lisa Brown
“Do You Smell Carrots Joke Book”
“Recipes From Michael Pollan’s Kitchen” – super cool Bamboo box with a package of recipes inside
*customers are limited to 2 of each item, per person, for the first day, to make sure as many people get a chance to participate as possible. All items go on sale in-store starting tomorrow, and items can be purchased over the phone or off our website beginning on June 3rd.
Friends & fellow book lovers: Want your prized library to last in perpetuity?! Take note of these book handling tips, courtesy of Biblio.com: http://bit.ly/1hbCVAA
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