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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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A Picture Book Free-for-all: The Follow Up (shelftalker)

A buyer circles back to talk sell-through on bookseller favorites. Plus, a holiday preview! Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 12:00:02 UTC ]
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Two Minnesota Indie Bookstores Partnered Up, and Business Is Booming

Twin Cities area bookstores Excelsior Bay Books and Valley Bookseller have entered a unique collaborative relationship that is attracting A-list authors to their premises and bumping up both stores’ sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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My Frankfurt Book Fair... with Laura Ricchetti

Pan Macmillan’s international sales star—and the Shooting Star among this year’s The Bookseller Rising Stars tranche—on her love for the Messe, learning from Ms Martini, and not drinking too many martinis... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 16:21:40 UTC ]
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To Read with a Flashlight Under Your Chin (shelftalker)

A bookseller shares some personal favorite scary stories, just in time for Halloween. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 12:00:56 UTC ]
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British Book Awards and The Bookseller working class survey shortlisted for PPA Awards

The British Book Awards and The Bookseller’s working class survey have been shortlisted for prizes at this year’s Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 16:52:21 UTC ]
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The censor and the pen: investigating the stark dilemma for booksellers

With studies showing the general public increasingly favours the censorship of potentially offensive material, one bookseller reveals how it can be a catch-22. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 07:13:24 UTC ]
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Bell calls for publishing to 'reflect all children' in bid to boost reading

At The Bookseller Children’s Conference today, Scholastic co-managing director Catherine Bell urged publishing to "reflect all children" and engage parents so they can read to their youngsters. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:34:03 UTC ]
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Taking a Turn Behind the Circulation Desk (shelftalker)

From cool technology to book clubs to a tricky round of Jeopardy, a bookseller plays librarian for a day. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 12:00:45 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Field Trip (shelftalker)

Visiting an author’s book launch at a colleague’s bookstore is a delightful adventure. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-18 12:00:48 UTC ]
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The (Surprisingly) Small World of Bookselling (shelftalker)

A bookseller says goodbye to a colleague and reflects on the ways industry relationships come back around. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 11:00:53 UTC ]
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The Bookseller introduces new fully compostable magazine wrapper

The Bookseller magazine will now be delivered in fully compostable material for the first time, replacing its previous recyclable polythene wrap. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-13 10:39:06 UTC ]
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