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International Indie Booksellers Look To Americans For Strategy

Posted at 4:25PM Friday 24 Jan 2014

Booksellers as far away as New Zealand, Guatemala and Denmark joined the ABA's Winter Institute to talk shop and pick up tips about better bookselling

Independent bookstores in America are flying high and many are reporting, at least anecdotally, that 2013 was their best year yet. Several have seen gains of 15% or more over the December of the previous year, according to anecdotal conversations at this year's Winter Institute — the annual convention for indie bookstores organized by the American Booksellers Association (ABA) held in Seattle this week.

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