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Old trade, new futures

The New Futures Initiative - launched at the end of September and announced in The Bookseller - is a scheme to reach out to individuals from underrepresented groups and encourage them - through mentoring and tangible support - to open a bricks and mortar bookshop. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-07 16:15:45 UTC ]
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Frankfurt looks to bounce back in person

While exhibitor and visitor numbers are expected to be well down on pre-pandemic figures, a number of trade professionals have indicated to The Bookseller that they will return to the Frankfurt Book Fair. But what will the new hybrid fair look like? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-01 09:11:26 UTC ]
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Pan Mac bookseller mentorship pilot hailed a success

Pan Macmillan has hailed the success of its bookseller mentorship pilot scheme, which has now come to an end after 14 weeks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 15:20:46 UTC ]
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Bookseller of Kabul vows to stay open despite only two customers since the rise of the Taliban.

Shah Muhammad Rais, who was made famous in The Bookseller of Kabul, has vowed to keep his bookshop open, despite having had only two customers since the Taliban retook the country in the middle of August. Founded in 1974 Rais’s store has seen regimes (along with foreign powers) come and go, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 15:00:23 UTC ]
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Regional Bookseller Associations Join Forces for Second Fall Conference

The New Atlantic and Southern Independent Booksellers Associations (NAIBA and SIBA) kicked off a combined virtual fall conference on September 27, marking the second year in a row that the two organizations have joined forces to offer educational programming, author readings, and editor buzz picks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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France’s Rentrée Littéraire: Books About COVID? Not Interested

'Publishers tried, but it really didn't work,' says one Paris bookseller about the question of pandemic-related books this year. The post France’s Rentrée Littéraire: Books About COVID? Not Interested appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-27 11:31:21 UTC ]
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Quercus unveils new logo and celebrates with bookseller tour

Quercus has rebranded with a new logo to reflect its “independence, dynamism, warmth, creativity and ambition”, celebrating the move by visiting 85 bookshops across the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-15 22:54:54 UTC ]
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Booksellers Hit the Books

A newly launched professional bookseller certification program aims to boost indie bookselling skills. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lambeth Libraries’ Rising Star Dixon on partnerships and community in lockdown

Zoey Dixon, named a Bookseller Rising Star in 2020, has been a leading light in making libraries more accessible, both before and during Covid, in her development role at Lambeth Libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-03 01:24:28 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Hitchin

Former publisher and bookseller John Hitchin died in August, aged 88. He is remembered by Tim Godfray and Dotti Irving. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-02 19:38:30 UTC ]
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McNally Jackson is publishing gorgeous new paperback editions of overlooked classics.

This morning, in a press release, Sarah McNally of McNally Jackson announced the launch of McNally Editions, a new paperback reprint series “devoted to hidden gems.” “As any bookseller knows, recommending books is the most rewarding part of our job—especially when you get to take the reader off... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-08-26 14:41:45 UTC ]
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Obituary: Jack Covert

Jack Covert, founder of the business book bookseller and distributor Porchlight Book Company (originally known as 800-CEO READ), died on August 13. He was 77. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Bookseller editor David Whitaker dies

David Whitaker, a former editor of The Bookseller, has died. Whitaker died peacefully in his sleep overnight on 4th August, his widow Maggie Van Reenan has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-05 11:21:27 UTC ]
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UCLan snaps up bookseller Clapham's first teen novel

UCLan Publishing has acquired the “funny and heart-warming” first teen novel from author and bookseller Katie Clapham. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-01 09:31:26 UTC ]
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Griffiths made bookseller champion by CWA

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) has appointed author Elly Griffiths to the role of booksellers champion, as National Crime Reading Month begins across the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-06 06:52:44 UTC ]
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PRH and Waterstones resolve dispute and return to 'business as usual'

Penguin Random House and Waterstones say they have returned to “business as usual” following a dispute that saw the bookseller limit the visibility of PRH titles in its stores. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-04 12:14:36 UTC ]
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The Advantages of Failure: What Thoreau Taught Me About Journal Writing

I have known plenty of failure in my writing life. Inspired partly by Henry David Thoreau, I set out to be a writer after college. Which effectively meant that I worked part-time as a carpenter and bookseller for the next dozen years without publishing a word. My current day job is as a teacher... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-04 08:49:40 UTC ]
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International Literature Showcase: emerging UK writers

What is the International Literature Showcase?The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world.... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2021-06-03 11:39:08 UTC ]
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Mya-Rose Craig | 'If you care and want to change the world, you can go out and do it'

Mya-Rose Craig is a Bristol-based ornithologist who has been blogging about birds as Birdgirl since she was 11. She first gained fame after being featured on the 2010 BBC Four documentary “Twitchers: A Very British Obsession”, and has appeared on “Springwatch”, “Countryfile” and “The One... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-28 04:43:18 UTC ]
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In Egypt, Publishers Are Moving to E-Commerce

Cairo publisher and bookseller Ahmed Rashad on how the pandemic makes the digital transformation more urgent than ever. The post In Egypt, Publishers Are Moving to E-Commerce appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-27 14:54:26 UTC ]
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