Links of Interest: September 2, 2020

Amazon Better late than never? Powell’s will no longer sell on Amazon. The iconic independent bookstore, Powell’s Books, announced it will no longer sell rare and collectible books through Amazon Marketplace. Owner Emily Powell writes, “For too long, we have watched the detrimental impact of Amazon’s business on our communities and the independent bookselling world. … … Read more

Trailblazes: September 2, 2020

Opportunities, launches, and startups New agent alertStephanie Kim has joined New Leaf Literary & Media. Previously, she worked in traditional publishing at William Morrow and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; she also worked in communications at Hulu and Scribd. Her interests: narrative nonfiction (memoir, pop culture, self-help) and voice-driven fiction. Learn more. Literati expands into celebrity book clubsLiterati … Read more