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The Bookseller acquired by publisher of the Stage

The Bookseller has been acquired by the publisher of theatre magazine the Stage, in a move that will see the 162-year-old book trade newspaper join forces with the 140-year-old brand. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 12:20:48 UTC ]
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French book trade recovering from Covid-19 lockdown

The French book trade is picking up from its two months of Covid-19 lockdown much better than expected. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 11:42:21 UTC ]
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Italian book market shows signs of recovery

The Italian book market is on the road to recovery, according to fresh figures from the Italian Publishers Association (AIE), which state that its book trade's year-on-year revenue losses almost halved in the space of a few months, improving from –20% in April to –11% in July. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 17:19:03 UTC ]
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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 18:16:32 UTC ]
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We need more modesty, more money and more collaboration

We are in a time of major change – following the brutal, televised murder of George Floyd – and it goes without saying that the book trade supports a movement that must succeed in establishing once and for all that black lives matter. For my new book, Slow Road to San Francisco, I drove from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 06:15:35 UTC ]
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Hachette donates £20k as trade supports Black Lives Matter

The book trade has been showing its support of the Black Lives Matter movement, speaking out across social media and making donations to relevant organisations, following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed by police in the US. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 06:44:29 UTC ]
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Trade 'baffled' by exclusion from Cultural Renewal Taskforce

The government has announced a Cultural Renewal Taskforce to help the creative sector bounce back from the coronavirus crisis—but book trade leaders have said they are "baffled" that no current representative of the industry has been appointed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 02:08:11 UTC ]
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Andrew Sharp launches publishing consultancy

Andrew Sharp, former rights director at Hachette Children’s Group, is launching a new publishing consultancy, drawing on his 24 years' experience in the book trade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 22:23:52 UTC ]
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IPA calls on global government stimulus to help book trade

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has called on world governments to help the global book trade using economic stimulus packages during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 11:28:36 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Book trade staffers tell of anxiety over coronavirus outbreak

Anxiety about health and finances, stress at juggling childcare and uncertainty for the future are frequent reactions among book trade staffers to working through the current coronavirus crisis, according to the nearly 150 respondents to The Bookseller's survey, launched yesterday Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 20:14:36 UTC ]
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EIBF appeals to governments to support booksellers during crisis

The European & International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) has highlighted the enforced closure of brick and mortar bookshops amid the coronavirus crisis is putting the book trade in a precarious position. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 12:56:22 UTC ]
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Coronavirus live updates: S&S tells all staff to work from home, more events cancelled

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak continues to be felt across the trade, with further cancellations of literary events and larger numbers in the book trade now working from home to fight the spread. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 14:06:36 UTC ]
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Publishers donate unused LBF stock to Book Trade Charity

Publishers including Penguin Random House, Pearson, Bonnier Books UK and Macmillan Education have donated books they planned to use at the cancelled London Book Fair to the Book Trade Charity. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 20:10:12 UTC ]
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Disappointment but also some relief as 'inevitable' LBF cancellation is confirmed

The book trade has expressed disappointment at the cancellation of the London Book Fair but accepted that it was the right call, as the UK works on containment of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 04:39:23 UTC ]
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CBLDF Launches Rory Root Comics Retailer Grants

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund plans to create the Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant, a program designed to support community building by retailers, named in honor of the late Rory Root, an influential Berkeley comics retailer noted for his pioneering embrace of book trade practices and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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More city, less village

How can the book trade, and especially agents, be more welcoming of different personality types—many of whom could shake up their business? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-21 04:49:38 UTC ]
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Grey expectations

The book trade is often praised for its durability (not least in these pages), forever teetering on the right side of oblivion. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 13:37:09 UTC ]
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Espiner calls on trade to disclose salaries in job adverts

Salaries need to be more clearly stated in book trade job adverts to avoid shutting people out through lack of transparency, and to help retain top talent, Katie Espiner, m.d. Orion, has said, calling on the whole trade to disclose salaries when recruiting. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 13:01:40 UTC ]
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Labour wins book trade’s backing as poll shows opinions hugely swayed by Brexit

The book trade has made its thoughts known in regards to which way it will likely be voting on 12th December in the coming general election, the fourth national vote in five years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 20:08:52 UTC ]
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Audio stream turns up volume once more

Now in its fourth year, the audio strand of FutureBook reflects the depth of the sector and its sheer variety, with all corners of the book trade catered for. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 02:47:22 UTC ]
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