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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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Toppings bookshop to expand in move to listed building

Bath bookshop Toppings & Company is to move to a listed Georgian building, and will begin expansion building works next year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-08 18:39:07 UTC ]
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A narrow path through

As I wrote back in March, the enforced closing of bookshop doors is a terrible story for the editor of The Bookseller to report: it’s a gut-punch, and if you were on social media last Saturday at around 6.30 p.m.—when the Prime Minister announced the decision to shut non-essential retail in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 23:57:12 UTC ]
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First Bookshop Heroes list unveiled

A new annual initiative celebrating the best of bookselling in the UK and Ireland sees 29 Bookshop Heroes hailed for their efforts in reaching readers with books—and beyond. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 23:21:06 UTC ]
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Bookshop Heroes share top bookselling tips

Some of our inaugural Bookshop Heroes — the best individual booksellers in the UK and Ireland — share the skills that are key to running a bookshop.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 16:20:56 UTC ]
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Bourne unites authors in bookshop support campaign

Author Holly Bourne has launched a campaign to support bookshops during lockdown, involving more than 300 writers so far.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 06:38:02 UTC ]
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Second print run for British bookshops travelogue

Fairlight Books is ordering a second print run of its c.e.o. Louise Boland's travelogue, Bookshop Tours of Britain.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 02:57:21 UTC ]
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Retail site Bookshop makes £65k sales on UK launch day

New online retailer Bookshop.org secured sales of around £65,000 in its first day, making £16,000 for indies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 12:21:42 UTC ]
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Click and collect might not suit us all, say indie bookshops

Indie bookshop owners and managers are gearing up for a second lockdown with optimism, though some are divided over the viability of click and collect services. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 12:15:49 UTC ]
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Where Is Hong Kong Literature When We Need It Most?

One of my most vivid childhood memories took place in an English bookshop in Causeway Bay, a short minibus ride from my family home in Hong Kong. I was a voracious reader growing up, eyes constantly trained on any printed text available, even during dinnertime and when brushing my teeth. Intent... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-10-22 11:00:06 UTC ]
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