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Picture power

Far too many times, I’ve been in a bookshop or a school and heard adults persuade a child away from a picture book and encouraged them to read ‘something more appropriate’. There’s a huge notion in this country that picture books are for younger children and a step into ‘proper reading’. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 08:06:26 UTC ]
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Lambert joins Bookshop board

Sophie Lambert has been appointed to Bookshop.org's advisory board, as the company continues to grow and embarks on future development plans. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-08 04:20:35 UTC ]
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Andersen partners with Moon Lane on Luna Loves Dance windows

Andersen Press has partnered with children's bookshop brand Moon Lane Group to promote author Joseph Coelho and illustrator Fiona Lumbers' latest title, Luna Loves Dance, in a series of window displays. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-01 11:21:08 UTC ]
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Ghanshamdas joins Round Table Books as director

Independent children’s bookshop Round Table Books has hired Meera Ghanshamdas as its new director. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-01 06:07:32 UTC ]
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Think of it this way: at least you're not locked down with drunken, misanthropic bookshop owner Bernard Black

The lead protagonist in the British TV comedy series Black Books might even relish being in lockdown. If you don’t, you might enjoy watching this show. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-08-27 00:11:11 UTC ]
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Essex indie bookshop doubles in size after 'thriving' in pandemic

An Essex-based indie bookshop is doubling in size after "thriving" during the pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 20:03:30 UTC ]
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New indie bookshop nods to Bristol's 'radical past and present'

A new independent bookshop which nods to Bristol’s “radical past and present” has opened in the city’s Harbourside area, near where Edward Colston's statue was brought down last year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 11:33:12 UTC ]
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The picture book fighting back against Russia’s LGBT+ propaganda law

A story for children about families with same-sex parents has been published in Russia as part of a campaign to have the country’s ‘gay propaganda’ law repealedA month after a Hungarian bookshop chain was fined for selling a children’s story about a day in the life of a child with same-sex... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-17 14:33:19 UTC ]
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‘I’m giddy to be here’: the risk-takers who opened bookshops during Covid

More than 60 bookshops launched in the UK and Ireland in the past 18 months – but who would open one in a pandemic? We asked five to share their stories, while bestselling author Val McDermid remembers the bookshops of her youthWhen I was growing up in a small Scottish town, we had a bookshop... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-15 11:00:06 UTC ]
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Madrid’s ‘Desperate Literature’ Short Fiction Prize: Paige Cowan-Hall

The fourth outing of the award produced by the Desperate Literature bookshop in Madrid features work centered on colonial oppression. The post Madrid’s ‘Desperate Literature’ Short Fiction Prize: Paige Cowan-Hall appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-13 21:40:40 UTC ]
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Vere departs News From Nowhere radical bookshop after 45 years

A steadfast member of the radical bookselling community is to retire after 45 years at Liverpool store News From Nowhere. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-10 05:23:08 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop celebrating women's writing opens in Edinburgh

An independent bookshop spotlighting women’s writing is opening in Edinburgh today (6th August), inspired by a successful book club.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-06 19:47:21 UTC ]
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How L.A.'s most innovative pop-up bookstore (barely) survived the pandemic

Before Covid, A Good Used Book was a pop-up bookshop thriving across L.A. It's back to physical business this month — at the end of a long, hard road. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-08-05 13:00:28 UTC ]
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Haig becomes first author to do Bookshop chart double

Matt Haig has become the first author to feature on Bookshop.org's Indie Champions list with two titles in the same month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-01 01:03:15 UTC ]
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Hungary fines bookshop chain over picture book depicting LGBT families

Líra Könyv made to pay £600 for failing to clearly indicate the story featured ‘a family that is different than a normal family’A bookshop chain in Hungary has been fined for selling a children’s story depicting a day in the life of a child with same-sex parents, with officials condemning the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-08 12:09:32 UTC ]
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Ex-Review manager Wengraf raises £10k for new Glasgow shop

Former Review Bookshop manager Katia Wengraf has raised more than £10,000 online to help fund her new independent store, Mount Florida Books, in a former tattoo parlour in Glasgow.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-20 21:34:09 UTC ]
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UK book sales soared in 2020 despite pandemic

New figures from the Publishers Association show fiction and audiobooks did particularly well, with value of consumer sales up 7% on 2019 despite bookshop closuresFiction sales in 2020 soared by more than £100m for UK publishers, as readers locked down at home made their escape into books, with... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-26 23:01:49 UTC ]
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Burgled indie forced to close a day after reopening

An indie bookshop in Brigg, north Lincolnshire, was forced to close on Tuesday (13th April) after only a day's post-lockdown trading, following a break-in that left the shop unsafe for customers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-13 17:09:48 UTC ]
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Bookshop UK is launching a series of online events.

The UK arm of Bookshop.org, the online retailer that partners with indie bookstores, has a new initiative on the way: it’s launching a series of online events for its customers as well as customers of unaffiliated indies. For the first event on March 23rd, Bookshop is partnering with Faber to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-11 19:42:27 UTC ]
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UK: Jellybooks Pilots Bookshop ‘Peek Inside’ Capacity at Blackwell’s

The familiar Amazonian preview called 'Look Inside' gets a storefront cousin in Jellybooks' new 'Discovery,' using QR codes to offer samples. The post UK: Jellybooks Pilots Bookshop ‘Peek Inside’ Capacity at Blackwell’s appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-11 16:45:04 UTC ]
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