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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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Barefoot Bookseller | 'It’s not for the faint-hearted, but it’s an amazing opportunity and a brilliant job'

Back in 2018, an advert for what seemed like the perfect job for book lovers went viral after Sonu Shivdasani, founder of Soneva luxury holiday resorts, and Philip Blackwell, c.e.o. of Ultimate Library—a company that creates bespoke book collections for hotels and private clients—came up with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 23:24:10 UTC ]
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Cover design round-up: March 2021

Onto March, and with any luck, you'll soon be able to find some of the covers in our monthly round-up on the shelves of your local bookshop before too long. A fine treat it will be too, as there are plenty of lively illustrated children's jackets here, as well as a handful of lovely treatments... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 12:50:29 UTC ]
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and founder of City Lights bookshop, dies aged 101

Poet and countercultural pioneer put on trial for publishing Allen Ginsberg’s Howl went on to become a beloved icon of San FranciscoLawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, painter and political activist who co-founded the famous City Lights bookshop in San Francisco and became an icon of the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-23 19:42:46 UTC ]
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Housmans and Comma to release playback of Peake and Eccleston readings

Housmans Bookshop is to release a free playback of two online events featuring actors Christopher Eccleston and Maxine Peake reading stories published by Comma Press.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-23 18:18:14 UTC ]
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Nappy Roots Books, a Bastion and a Haven: A Conversation with Camille Landry, by Alex Crayon

Current Events On a visit to an Oklahoma City bookstore, Alex Crayon finds more than books. When I pulled into the snow-covered parking lot of Nappy Roots Books in northeast Oklahoma City, the first thing I noticed were the posters. Handwritten signs... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-02-22 21:59:22 UTC ]
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Own a Complete Set of the Paperback Experiment That Paved the Way for Penguin

In the early 1930s, a bookshop window would have displayed the pretty, pictorial dust jackets of the latest bestsellers, say Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon and Pearl S. Buck’s The Good Earth. A compact wooden bookshelf stuffed with colorful paperbacks might also have commanded space and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-22 09:49:47 UTC ]
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Mastering the Art of the Lockdown Book Recommendation

My sister always goes to the same bookshop in Oxfordshire, where she lives. There she seeks out a young bookseller with a shock of black hair from within the stacks. He once recommended her a list of books, and she loved every single one; she’s been returning to him ever since. During lockdown,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-08 09:49:32 UTC ]
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Flipped eye publishing marks 20th anniversary with tour and 2021 list

Flipped eye publishing is marking its 20th anniversary this year with a digital bookshop tour, a nationwide hunt for a young editor and a 2021 list including work from Warsan Shire and José Eduardo Agualusa. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-19 07:31:59 UTC ]
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What could possibly go wrong?

Opening a bookshop during Covid restrictions might seem crazy. But then the perfect premises came on the market, the one we had been looking for years. This was our opportunity. Covid was happening of course, we were just coming out of full lockdown, but we've both worked in book retail in one... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-17 21:49:08 UTC ]
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Bookshop and Libro Post Strong Sales in 2020

Bookshop and Libro.fm, which help independent booksellers sell online, reported huge gains in 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop numbers rose again in 2020, BA stats show

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the fourth consecutive year, the Booksellers Association has confirmed.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 03:46:57 UTC ]
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A love letter to European literature

Aged 15 I got a Christmas job at my local bookshop in Battersea so I could save to go interrailing. My parents’ bookshelves were brimming with mostly Black writers: Chinua Achebe, Buchi Emecheta, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Chester Himes, Terry McMillan, and I was surrounded by ‘consciousness’... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-30 21:25:59 UTC ]
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Bookshop Santa Cruz Employees Ask Owner to Recognize Union

A committee made up of booksellers and non-managerial staff at Bookshop Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, Calif., has sent a letter to store owner Casey Coonerty Protti asking her to voluntarily recognize their joining with the Communication Workers of America Local 9423. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Devon indie to open in time for Christmas

Nigel Jones, formerly of Ottakar's and the Totnes Bookshop, and his wife Claire Jones, a former W H Smith children's buyer, are to open their own independent bookshop in Totnes, two weeks before Christmas.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-30 12:29:44 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan, Nosy Crow and Mr B's win FutureBook Awards

Publishers Nosy Crow and Pan Macmillan have been named winners of the FutureBooks Awards: Best of Lockdown, after the week-long virtual conference which culminated in the awards ceremony. The pair won alongside Bath-based bookshop Mr B’s Emporium, the Cheltenham Literature Festival, and academic... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 02:37:06 UTC ]
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UK's most remote bookshop sold to new owners

Achins Book Shop and Coffee Shop, thought to be the UK's most remote book retailer, has been sold to new owners six years after appearing on the market.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 05:13:31 UTC ]
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Halls hails Bookshop site as 'game-changer' for indies

New retail website Bookshop.org has been hailed as a “game-changer” by Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls while its founder has said more features are on the way. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 09:40:54 UTC ]
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SelfMadeHero launches Draw Your Bookshop lockdown campaign

Graphic novel publisher SelfMadeHero is launching a social media campaign calling for artists to support bookshops with a drawing of their favourite store. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 06:10:11 UTC ]
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