James PatterĀson gave away $350,000 to more than 300 indeĀpendent bookstore employees as holiday bonusĀes in December 2017, in amounts ranging from $750 to $1,250. While he takes nominations and otherwise runs the program with the assistance of the American Booksellers Association, PatĀterson funds the bonuses personally.
For the list of recipients, see the American Booksellers Association site.
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