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- Supporting Small Business: 'A History of Life Moments'
- B&T Names ABC Children's Institute Scholarship Winners
- November Is SIBA's 'One Book, One South' Month
- BEA 2015 Editors' Buzz Submission Deadline Nears
- News: Bob Nelson; Raleigh Trevelyan
- Image of the Day: Kingsolver at James River Writers Conference
- John Green Video: 'Why We Need Diverse Books'
- #LoveLocalSF: Great Indie Bookstores in the Bay Area
- Fuhgeddaboudit: NYC Sorts Library Books Faster than Seattle
- Lee Miller Retiring Today
- Book Trailer of the Day: Penguins with People Problems
- Media Heat: Stephen King on Fresh Air
- TV: Olive Kitteridge
- Movies: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1; Serena
- New York Times Best Illustrated Books of 2014
- Awards: Asia Society Schwartz; Readings New Australian Writing
- Book Brahmin: Kristen Radtke
- Review: My Heart Is a Drunken Compass: A Memoir
- Robert Gray: Regional Education Panels--Turning 'No' into 'Yes'
Quote of the Day
Supporting Small Business: 'A History of Life Moments'
"I think it's implicit. Small businesses are a core part of everyone's community, whether you're a consumer or a business owner. We have data from last year that says 52% of the money you spend at an independent business stays in your community. That's part of why customers are interested in supporting independent businesses. Often, even, it's just a history of life moments that include small businesses--and probably even especially bookstores."