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Muswell Hill Bookshop to close

North London indie stalwart Muswell Hill Bookshop is to close, following the retirement of its owner, Ivan Beal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 23:21:36 UTC ]
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Heywood Hill launches free books for life competition

London bookshop Heywood Hill has launched a competition to provide one book-lover with a free book every month for life.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 13:58:51 UTC ]
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Totnes Bookshop closes in box office development plan

Totnes Bookshop in south Devon is being closed in its current form by the trust that owns its lease and will reopen as a box office for local events. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 11:36:36 UTC ]
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Retail site Bookshop announces UK board

Bookshop.org, a retail site billed as a way for indies to counter Amazon’s online dominance, has today revealed the members of its UK board.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 09:56:56 UTC ]
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A most extraordinary year in books

If you have been into your local bookshop recently, you will have noticed the beginnings of an extraordinary time for readers.  We have had our ‘super Tuesday’ where an unprecedented number of books have been released in the lead up to Christmas 2020. The outbreak of COVID-19 resulted in many... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-09 06:31:40 UTC ]
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The Ivy Bookshop opens up in new location in Baltimore City

Look for the green stucco house with a porch near the Mt. Washington Whole Foods. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-10-07 22:23:53 UTC ]
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V&A to close dedicated bookshop and cut 10% of staff as Covid-19 hits finances

The Victoria & Albert Museum is closing its dedicated bookshop and making 103 roles redundant across its retail and visitor experience teams as the Covid-19 crisis hits its finances. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 09:58:53 UTC ]
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What We're Reading - October 2020

Love in Colour by Bolu BabalolaEvery story in this collection of love stories by Bolu Babalola has been adapted from ancient folklore from all around the world. Babalola chooses to centre women in these stories, giving the women unique and passionate perspectives on love. While the original... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-10-01 09:59:00 UTC ]
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Little Toller to open bookshop

Independent press Little Toller is to open a bookshop in the Dorset town of Beaminster next month.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 21:34:39 UTC ]
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The Book That Changed My Life: Giving Voice to the Divine, Inexplicable Ocean

In the early summer of 1994, I walked into Alice’s Bookshop in North Carlton; a small shop in an old terrace on a straight boulevard that runs north out of Melbourne, Victoria. Being so close to the venerable sandstone of Melbourne University, there’s an old-fashioned gravity about the place.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-24 08:48:13 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: the bestselling author

It's no secret that most authors are introverts. That doesn't mean that we don't enjoy bookshop events and literary festivals. Who doesn't love talking about their books or their writing process? But afterwards, we are spent, drained of energy, and need to recharge. Writing is a solitary... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 01:39:18 UTC ]
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Booksellers welcome UK arrival of indie-focused Bookshop site

Booksellers have generally reacted enthusiastically to news that the US indie-focused retail site Bookshop.org is launching in the UK this November, although some remain cautious. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-13 19:17:12 UTC ]
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Inaugural Sceptre Bookshop Award shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the first Sceptre Bookshop Award shortlist has been revealed, featuring independent retailers across the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-09 22:30:21 UTC ]
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London Review Bookshop's Screen at Home series returns

The London Review Bookshop has partnered with the MUBI streaming service for the broadcast of eight films to be accompanied by fortnightly conversations with writers.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 17:23:15 UTC ]
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Bookshops operate on a broader canvas | Letter

Ross Bradshaw responds to an editorial on the boom in publishing We were interested to read that “Bookshops in big city centres … are wary of taking risks” (Editorial, 23 August), and that this autumn’s harvest includes books by Ant and Dec, Jilly Cooper and Arsène Wenger, which have the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-26 16:44:13 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on a book glut: to the victor go the spoils? | Editorial

Many publishers are enjoying record sales – but not all. We must take care that those with the biggest names and deepest pockets are not the only beneficiariesAs the weather turns and the days shorten, as trees bend low with fruit and blackberries darken the hedges, bookshops are bracing for a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-23 17:25:02 UTC ]
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Online bookshop launches for Mail readers

E-commerce firm Monwell has launched the Mail Bookshop with Associated Newspapers, the publisher of the Daily Mail and the Mail on Sunday. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 17:01:04 UTC ]
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Over half of Tate's London bookshop staff at risk of redundancy

More than half of Tate's London bookshop staff are facing redundancy, with several roles in its books team and publishing operation also at risk, The Bookseller has learned. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-16 14:07:35 UTC ]
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Sharmaine Lovegrove: ‘You must spend a year in a bookshop before you get a job in publishing’

Seeing unexpected pairings of readers and books quickly dispels the idea of who reads what• Time to reset: more brilliant ideas to remake the worldI have a party trick. If you name three books you like and two you hate, I can write you a reading list of 10 books you will love.I’ve gained this... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-15 10:00:40 UTC ]
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Hodder Faith and St Andrew's Bookshop launch The Big Church Read

Hodder Faith, in partnership with mini-chain St Andrew’s Bookshop, will launch a national church book club this autumn, to be known as The Big Church Read. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 13:00:50 UTC ]
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