Our Blog | June 2014

My Favorite Bookstore - Even Though I Have Never Been There

by: EJ on 06/23/2014
Posted in: Events

Robert Sindelar, managing partner of Third Place Books in Seattle decided to get creative about the whole Hachette versus Amazon standoff. In an article published June 20th in the New York Times, Sindelar explained how, as a person dedicated to linking readers and books, he found Amazon's hard nosed approach unpleasant.  With Amazon blocking …

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We want to hear about your favorite bookstore

by: Sara on 06/12/2014
Posted in: Community , Education , Events

The smell, the touch, the sound, the sight, the taste…okay, maybe I got carried away with that last one, but there is something to be said for handling a book, new or old--from the anticipation created by a great cover, to the creak of the spine to the smell of the pages. And what better place to indulge the senses than surrounded by hundreds …

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Bookstore Appreciation with New Society Publishers

by: Sara on 06/12/2014
Posted in: Community , Education , Events

The smell, the touch, the sound, the sight, the taste…okay, maybe I got carried away with that last one, but there is something to be said for handling a book, new or old--from the anticipation created by a great cover, to the creak of the spine to the smell of the pages. And what better place to indulge the senses than surrounded by hundreds …

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World Oceans Day on Gabriola

by: Alina on 06/09/2014

World Oceans Day on Gabriola Island at Descanco Bay was a hit! Many of Gabriola’s environmental organizations were present to demonstrate their stewardship and dedication to the Salish Sea. The groups included Save Our Shores, Gabriola Rescue of Wildlife Society, Gabriola Streamkeepers, Help the Kelp, Sustainable Gabriola and others. The sunny …

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New Society Staff & Publishers at Mother Earth News Fair!

by: Alina on 06/09/2014

New Society Publishers’ staff and authors came together at the Mother Earth News Fair this past weekend to celebrate ideas, collaboration and further connection.

For the fifth year in a row, Mother Earth News pulled off a great event, packed with informative and entertaining presentations …

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