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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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The politics of publishing

Philip Jones weighs up whether the book trade can, or should, try to balance politics with business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 05:24:22 UTC ]
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Confessions of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell review – a brilliant sequel

A heart-warming love letter to books and bookshops, by an amenable fellow turned antisocial old misanthrope“I was in here two years ago and you had a book by Roger Penrose. Do you know what happened to it?” Shaun Bythell – owner of the Book Shop in Wigtown, Galloway – has 100,000 books in stock,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-24 10:58:38 UTC ]
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The book trade must beware lipstick feminism

If a feminist brand, blogger or publisher is only centred on thin straight white women, then it’s not feminism, it’s misogyny, says Molly Masters.    Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 13:57:49 UTC ]
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Elliott to buy Barnes & Noble; Daunt will run both chains

In a seismic shift for the book trade, Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Barnes & Noble in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $683m (£537m), including the assumption of debt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 06:45:26 UTC ]
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Leader of the pack

As Hachette UK releases its first Ethnicity Pay Gap report, Philip Jones reflects on the book trade's latest efforts to hire and publish inclusively. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gill Books buys Ireland's Collins Press

Gill Books has bought Irish indie publisher the Collins Press for an undisclosed sum after its owners announced their retirement following 30 years in the book trade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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