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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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ABA Relationship with Bookshop Draws Booksellers’ Scrutiny

Bookshop has helped many independents weather the pandemic, but some booksellers say the ABA is not being transparent about its financial relationship with the online retailer and worry that Bookshop poses new competition. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Arabic Literature and Antiquarian Bookshops: A Conversation with Richard van Leeuwen, by Alex Crayon

Interviews Richard van Leeuwen is a senior lecturer in Islamic studies at the University of Amsterdam. This year, he won the 2020 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the Arabic Culture in Other Languages category for his book The Thousand and One Nights and... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-08-10 20:32:46 UTC ]
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What is a bookshop for?

The Zoom call was going well. I liked the technology on show, and I felt bookshops could definitely benefit from using it. It provided a way of alerting the bookshop - ahead of a visit - when someone with a disability (or who needed additional help) would be arriving at the shop. Staff would be... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-09 12:28:32 UTC ]
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Waterstones shuts Milton Keynes centre branch

Waterstones has announced the permanent closure of its bookshop in the Centre MK Shopping Centre, Milton Keynes, over “excessive” rent demanded from its landlord. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 18:17:36 UTC ]
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A third of bookshop customers unsure about returning, Nielsen finds

Around 35% of regular bookshop customers are unsure about returning to bricks and mortar premises now lockdown has eased, according to a survey by Nielsen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 09:56:49 UTC ]
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This may not destroy you

In Michaela Coel’s excellent BBC TV series “I May Destroy You”, her character Arabella’s journey concludes in a bookshop with the launch of her self-published book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 06:11:20 UTC ]
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New Shaun Bythell bookshop title for Profile

Profile Books will publish Shaun Bythell's Seven Kinds of People You Find in Bookshops in November.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 23:31:01 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop David's bought by staff

David’s Bookshop in Hertfordshire has been bought by its staff and remodelled as a John Lewis-style employee ownership trust. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 19:30:47 UTC ]
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Publishing revenues to plunge and thousands of jobs at risk, report says

Publishing, including books, newspapers and magazines, could see a £7bn fall in revenue and 51,000 jobs axed due to Covid-19's effect on bookshop closures and print sales, a report claims. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 06:06:17 UTC ]
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‘We’re so nervous': England’s bookshops prepare to reopen on Monday

Will browsing be allowed, or will we have to judge a book by its cover? With Waterstones and some indie shops set to open on 15 June, Alison Flood finds out what the plan isMelissa Davies had planned to fulfil a lifelong dream and open her independent bookshop, Pigeon Books, in Southsea, at the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 06:00:14 UTC ]
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Black British authors top UK book charts in wake of BLM protests

Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge take No 1 slots in wake of anti-racist demonstrations, as Waterstones staff ask chain to support causeBernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge have become the first black British women to top the UK’s fiction and nonfiction paperback charts, in a week where... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-10 13:46:40 UTC ]
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Shrewsbury's Button & Bear children's bookshop to close

Children's bookshop Button & Bear in Shrewsbury is to close blaming the "fickle" high street and customer expectations on price. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 23:59:54 UTC ]
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Unpacking Wharton’s Library

IN 1984, George Ramsden, a 30-year-old British bookseller who had never read anything by Edith Wharton, bought her personal library for $80,000. He kept the books in a room above his bookshop where he would invite select visitors to view them by asking if they wanted to come up and see “Edith.”... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-06-08 12:30:25 UTC ]
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‘No reader is too young to start’: anti-racist books for all children and teens

It’s never too early to learn that racism is wrong and we should be doing something about it. These books will help show our kids how, writes publisher and bookseller Aimée FeloneDo the work: Layla F Saad’s anti-racist reading list The weight of the world seems heavier than ever right now. The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-04 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday essay: the Melbourne bookshop that ignited Australian modernism

Nestled in the heart of Melbourne's city laneways, Leonardo Art Shop - also known as Nibbi's - provided inspiration and education to a generation of young artists. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2020-05-21 20:00:41 UTC ]
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Could lockdown herald an exciting new chapter for the book trade?

The pandemic has thrown publishing and booksellers into crisis – and left customers struggling to obtain books when they most want them. But some in the industry sense an opportunity to drag it into the 21st centuryOn 18 March, Emma Corfield-Walters received the news that for the second year... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-10 08:00:20 UTC ]
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Majority of small publishers fear closure in wake of coronavirus

Survey shows 60% expect the impact of the pandemic may put them out of business, prompting calls for concerted helpMore than half of the UK’s small publishers fear they could be out of business by the autumn as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by the Bookseller, which... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-07 15:02:20 UTC ]
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Bertrams confirms its future is under strategic review

The future of the Bertrams wholesaling business is at risk following the sale of its online bookshop The Wordery and the temporary closure of its book supply business as a result of the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-02 22:55:42 UTC ]
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20 brand-new books hitting shelves today.

The days in quarantine would all blend together if it weren’t for Tuesday, which is the day new books hit the (now metaphorical) shelves. Here are a few of the titles dropping today. You can get them from your local indie and/or Bookshop (which, by the way, has now raised over one million... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-28 13:57:38 UTC ]
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