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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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O'Farrell, Cowell and Rosoff headline IBW 2020

Hamnet author Maggie O'Farrell, How I Live Now writer Meg Rosoff and Waterstones children's laureate Cressida Cowell will feature during Independent Bookshop Week, online for the first time this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 22:22:45 UTC ]
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Little Tiger to publish key worker tribute for Independent Bookshop Week

Little Tiger is to publish a picture book celebrating the work of key workers, to raise money for the NHS during Independent Bookshop week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 01:38:15 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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Regional Independent Bookshop of the Year Award winners announced

The winners of the regional and country round of the Independent Bookshop of the Year Award have been announced, with nine shops in contention for an overall prize of £5,000. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 14:37:10 UTC ]
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Cowell, Barr and Hannah to take part in Independent Bookshop Week

Authors including Cressida Cowell, Damian Barr and Sophie Hannah will take part in Independent Bookshop Week (IBW).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 23:53:15 UTC ]
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Record number of stores in the running for Independent Bookshop of the Year

The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, have revealed the regional shortlists for the 2020 Independent Bookshop of the Year with a record 49 bookshops from nine regions across the UK and Ireland vying to be named the country’s best indie retailer for books.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 22:49:23 UTC ]
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New indie bookshop opens in Barnsley

A new independent bookshop has opened in Barnsley, run by a mother and son team who became fed up watching the big chains leave their town. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 02:33:27 UTC ]
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George R R Martin opens Sante Fe bookshop

​George R R Martin has opened an independent bookshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 08:15:25 UTC ]
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Here’s why you should preorder all your books from independent bookstores.

Who doesn’t love an independent bookshop? Think of the Shop Around the Corner in You’ve Got Mail! Think of the Travel Book Co. in Notting Hill! Embryo Concepts in Funny Face! Black Books from the British sitcom of the same name! Think of the real brick-and-mortar bookshop in your own community.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-08 19:34:19 UTC ]
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New indie bookshop to open in Bourne

A new independent bookshop will open its doors to customers in Bourne, Lincolnshire this weekend.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 01:26:30 UTC ]
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Pictures of the week

James Patterson visits a recreation of Susie's Restaurant and Joseph Coelho receives an Independent Bookshop Week Award in this week's pictures round-up. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-26 10:48:30 UTC ]
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Lambeth indie bookshop closure highlights fragility of UK high street, says BA

Independent bookshop Travelling Through has shut down following five years of trade, as Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls says the closure has highlighted how "fragile our high streets are".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 00:29:42 UTC ]
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Pictures of the week

A number of literary prizes were awarded this week, while independent bookshops across the country celebrated Independent Bookshop Week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-21 09:00:49 UTC ]
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A letter to booksellers during Independent Bookshop Week

During Independent Bookshop Week, author Clare Mackintosh pens a letter in praise of bookshops and booksellers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-19 07:08:54 UTC ]
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Chener Books modernises with Google digital revamp scheme

A 40-year-old independent bookshop in London has undergone a digital transformation after its owner signed up to a Google project which pairs young people with businesses. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 12:35:21 UTC ]
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Trade celebrates Independent Bookshop Week

Independent Bookshop Week is in full swing with events up and down the country as Booksellers Association research reveals 82% of indie booksellers had a different career prior to owning or working in their bookshop.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 02:50:48 UTC ]
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Winners of regional Independent Bookshop of the Year Award revealed

The nine winners of the regional round of the Independent Bookshop of the Year Award have been revealed, with the 2018 overall champion, Five Leaves Bookshop, in contention to take the main prize for the second year in a row. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards reveals shortlists for Independent Bookshop of the Year

The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, has revealed the regional shortlists for the 2019 Independent Bookshop of the Year, sponsored by Gardners Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Program Names Nine Bookshop Shortlists

The Independent Bookshop of the Year category of the 2019 Nibbies has a 48-store shortlist and is broken into nine regions in its initial round. The post British Book Awards Program Names Nine Bookshop Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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