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Waterstones will emerge from crisis despite shopper caution, Daunt tells IPG

Shoppers will be cautious about returning to the high street but Waterstones will emerge from the coronavirus crisis and eventually have a wider range of shops, the firm's c.e.o. James Daunt has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 12:12:46 UTC ]
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Blackwell's to close five university branches following Covid-19 crisis

Blackwell's is closing five of its university campus branches to "protect the future health" of its business following the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 17:14:38 UTC ]
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HCG signs picture book from Dr Ranj celebrating key workers

Dr Ranj Singh, of ITV’s "Dr Ranj: On Call" and CBeebies' "Get Well Soon" series, has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children's Group—including a picture book celebrating key workers in the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 20:36:34 UTC ]
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HarperCollins owner News Corp donates £100k to charities for coronavirus effort

As part of its annual Giving scheme, HarperCollins parent firm News Corp has donated £100,000 to four UK and Irish charities focused on supporting communities struggling during the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 18:51:43 UTC ]
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The 5 books Bill Gates says you should read in the pandemic summer

The billionaire philanthropist’s regular reading list is informed by the coronavirus crisis, with books about pandemics, how to survive difficult times, and what policies can help us recover Bill Gates, who has spent years warning the world about pandemics and whose foundation is now supporting... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-05-18 13:00:16 UTC ]
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Natasha Trethewey: I find myself longing for slower ways of connection

The former U.S. poet laureate discusses the pleasures of anticipating letters from friends and shares the poetry she is turning to during the coronavirus crisis Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 09:26:58 UTC ]
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A world without bookshops

Could the coronavirus crisis and the UK lockdown be offering the publishing industry a glimpse into a world without bookshops? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 02:18:22 UTC ]
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Amazon revealed as £250k donor to bookseller coronavirus fund

Amazon has been revealed as the mystery donor which pledged £250,000 to a fundraising drive to help booksellers impacted by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 04:37:57 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair expected to go ahead despite Covid-19 crisis, says Boos

Frankfurt Book Fair is still expected to go ahead in October despite the coronavirus crisis, its president Juergen Boos has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 04:49:28 UTC ]
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Religion Pubs Cope with Amazon’s Shifting Priorities

Amazon’s focus on essential items due to the coronavirus crisis has led to significant sales losses for several religion publishers, and many houses are looking to alternate sales channels. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime writers launch anthology for Samaritans during Covid-19 crisis

A group of crime writers are publishing a digital short story anthology to help raise funds for charity Samaritans in the light of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 05:15:57 UTC ]
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99p Ebooks for Lockdown Reading

For the duration of the coronavirus crisis, Granta Books is running special offers on weekly, themed selections of our ebooks. The post 99p Ebooks for Lockdown Reading appeared first on Granta. Continue reading at 'Granta'

[ Granta | 2020-04-20 00:31:17 UTC ]
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Q&A: What do people ask a librarian in a pandemic? L.A. Library's InfoNow has the answer

With libraries closed, L.A. librarians now work from home to help people find free ebooks, music and movies during the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-10 19:52:47 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet plans to shutter its London and Melbourne offices

Travel publisher Lonely Planet is to drastically reduce its publishing and close "almost entirely" its London and Melbourne offices as a result of the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 03:44:51 UTC ]
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This year's Lollies cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Scholastic has cancelled the Laugh Out Loud Awards (known as the Lollies) for 2020, due to schools closing and the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 22:49:38 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected launches online services round-up

Charity Libraries Connected has launched Libraries From Home, a page on its website rounding up remote services libraries across the country are delivering during the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 01:22:20 UTC ]
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Libro.fm to Hire 10 Unemployed Booksellers

Libro.fm is hiring 10 booksellers from the ranks of those who were laid off due to the new coronavirus crisis as part of a special month-long project. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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8 books to help distract you from the coronavirus crisis

We all need a break from reality. Many of us are understandably looking for an escape these days, amid the constant onslaught of coronavirus headlines and updates. A good book can help, as long as it isn’t about pandemics. Or a dystopian future. Or being stuck inside for weeks on end.Read Full... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-03-25 11:30:44 UTC ]
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Arts Council England announces £160m coronavirus emergency fund

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £160m emergency funding package to help artists and art organisations cope with the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 04:57:11 UTC ]
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International Booker Prize to reveal shortlist digitally

The International Booker Prize is the latest prize to announce it is going digital in 2020 in wake of the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 20:18:15 UTC ]
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