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International publishers call for presidential pardon for Khaled Lotfy

International publishers are calling for a presidential pardon to free imprisoned Egyptian publisher and bookseller Khaled Lotfy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 06:05:25 UTC ]
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Row as Barnes Children's Literature Festival chooses Waterstones as official bookseller

An indie bookshop which was the official bookseller of the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival has been replaced by organisers in favour of Waterstones. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 03:02:58 UTC ]
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Quick Cash Flow Ideas for January (shelftalker)

Some ideas from a seasoned bookseller on events to generate business in the slow month of January. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 13:00:11 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookseller #slow month #generate business #seasoned bookseller #january shelftalker


A Bookseller Reading Challenge for 2020 (shelftalker)

Some suggestions of what booksellers should read this year, and what they might avoid. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-01 13:00:01 UTC ]
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ICYMI: Waterstones has the hottest gift-wrapping tip of the season.

‘Tis the season of realizing the limits of your spacial awareness! “Measure twice, cut once”? In this economy? Luckily, UK bookseller Waterstones has opened our eyes to a new way of rectifying our (easily preventable) gift-wrapping fuck-ups. Behold: This is a public service announcement 🎄 📚... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-16 16:31:30 UTC ]
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Bookshop Heroes to be crowned in new Bookseller feature backed by BA and HarperCollins

The Bookseller is to create a Rising Stars-style listing of individual booksellers to coincide with the Booksellers Association Conference in September 2020. The Bookshop Heroes special, supported by the BA and sponsored by HarperCollins, will be published to coincide with the annual conference.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 22:52:50 UTC ]
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Obituary: Linda Cannon, Parson Weems' Co-Owner, Dies at 68

Linda Cannon, co-owner of Parson Weems’ Publisher Services and a longtime bookseller and sales rep, died on December 5 following a brief illness. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s a way to help a bookseller in need.

We talk a lot on these parts about supporting indie bookstores, but this story from The Washington Post adds an extra layer of of urgency: Patrick Darby, who worked as a bookseller at big chain stores for many years before starting his own shop, Novel Books, is in dire straits. Darby opened... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-04 20:41:36 UTC ]
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The True Tales of a Literary Bartender

It’s a writerly dream come true: a cocktail based on your book, prepared by a dedicated bookseller who has pored over your pages for references to alcohol or even flavors and scents he can interpret to concoct the drink. Nick Petrulakis of Booksmith in Brookline is the literary bartender in this... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-03 09:49:31 UTC ]
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Oddest book title prize: Dirt Hole Variations beats War on Artisan Cheese

Guide by the late Charles L Dobbins, known as the father of modern trapping, sees off polemical defence of traditional dairiesThe Dirt Hole and Its Variations might be a serious guide to hunting and trapping foxes, coyotes, bobcats and raccoons, but the double entendre has helped it land the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-29 11:35:58 UTC ]
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Counting Our Blessings (shelftalker)

A bookseller counts Thanksgiving blessings and the opportunities they inspire. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-27 11:00:06 UTC ]
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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 UTC ]
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Illingworth to join D H H Literary Agency as full-time agent

Bookseller Harry Illingworth is set to leave Goldsboro Books at the end of the year to become a full-time agent at The D H H Literary Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 03:55:21 UTC ]
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German bookseller Hugendubel unveils 'bookshop of the future'

Faced with growing numbers of customers migrating to the internet, German bookseller Hugendubel is pinning its hopes on a new store concept which it ambitiously calls the "bookshop of the future".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 01:04:10 UTC ]
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Announcing the Sunday Times PFD Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

From meditations on the d/Deaf experience to short stories blurring the mythic and the gothic with the everyday, from mixing the personal and political to a young woman uncover the truth about her family’s past – four outstanding writers have today been named on the shortlist for The Sunday... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-11-04 12:55:09 UTC ]
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10 Useful Skills For Working as a Bookseller

Thinking about becoming a bookseller? From hand-selling to music choice, here are a few of the useful skills one new bookseller learned about on the job. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-04 11:38:38 UTC ]
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Being a crime writer doesn’t mean I condone murder. Do I even have to say it? | Garry Disher

Every now and then I encounter people who can’t suspend disbelief. They ask how I can write about ‘such terrible things’Feeling unappreciated is your lot as a writer. Few readers; no readers. Scathing reviews; no reviews. Publishers saying, “Don’t call us, we’ll call you” or not taking a punt on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-03 17:00:27 UTC ]
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How a thriving indie bookseller is taking on Amazon's bricks-and-mortar insurgence

Ann Patchett reveals the route to her bestseller and how she'll battle Amazon. (Shop dogs help.) Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-31 20:02:20 UTC ]
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A Most Rare Compendium: An 18th-Century Guide to Magical Treasure Hunting?

We do not know who owned the manuscript before 1928, when A Most Rare Compendium was sold to the Wellcome Library by the Viennese antiquarian bookseller V. A. Heck for 1,200 Swiss francs (48 pounds sterling). Heck’s sales announcement describes it as an “exceedingly curious” and “artfully... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-31 08:48:15 UTC ]
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The Problem(s) with Damaged Goods

An indie bookseller urges publishers to pay more attention to the way they ship their cargo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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