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Who's going to the Southern California Booksellers Association "Author's Feast" on Saturday, November 6th at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach? Michelle Huneven
Kevin Starr
Dean Koontz
Paula Woods

and a lot of other authors are, that's who!

The event starts at 7:30 with a reception and segues into dinner at 8:45 which features the association's Book Awards presentation.

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The dinner caps off a weekend of panels designed to help independent booksellers in the area.

The 2003 ABACUS Study of independent bookshop operations showed that the average profitability of all 197 participants was -1.67%.

Being an independent bookseller is truly a labor of love.