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New year cheer

Last week the Booksellers Association (BA) reported that the number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland had grown for the fifth consecutive year, with the BA’s figures showing 1,027 shops as active members at the end of 2021, the highest number since 2013. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-15 20:36:31 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop numbers rise for fifth consecutive year, BA figures show

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the fifth consecutive year despite challenges brought by the pandemic, the Booksellers Association says. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-07 22:34:12 UTC ]
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Welsh indie bookshops share their lockdown highlights

In a difficult year for independent bookshops across Wales, Caroline Carpenter talks to three — Cant a mil, Penrallt Books and Awen Menai — who have risen to the challenge.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-22 12:32:03 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org urges industry to back indies with links in Independent Bookshop Week

Online indie retailer Bookshop.org is calling for publishers and authors to link to independent bookshops and its own site for the duration of Independent Bookshop Week (IBW). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 23:36:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards: Bookstore, Small Press Shortlists

All told, more than 90 small presses and independent bookshops are in the running now for the British Book Awards' annual honors. The post British Book Awards: Bookstore, Small Press Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-21 16:10:23 UTC ]
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The great unbowed

This week we reveal the small presses and independent bookshops that make up our regional and country shortlists for this year’s British Book Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-18 13:15:35 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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Bookshop.org is what the publishing world has been waiting for

Following its its success in the US, the ethical platform Bookshop.org has arrived in the UK, marking an exciting new chapter for independent stores onlineIn publishing we often talk about things that we are “excited” and “delighted” about, so much that sometimes I think the words have lost... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-05 08:00:40 UTC ]
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Faber to release special editions of Ishiguro's latest novel for indies and Waterstones

Faber is to release two special editions of Kazuo Ishiguro's lastest novel, Klara and the Sun, which will be published next spring, tailored for Waterstones and for independent bookshops. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-09 12:17:42 UTC ]
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Increase in staycationers aids indie rebound

A number of independent bookshops are reporting that a rise in UK staycations is helping to counter the early damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-03 18:59:47 UTC ]
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Four indies launch virtual events programme

Four independent bookshops have pooled their knowledge and resources to organise a series of virtual events.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 02:25:23 UTC ]
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Independent bookshops start to close as coronavirus advice comes in

Independent bookshops across the country are closing their doors to protect staff and customers from the coronavirus outbreak. Many indie shops are encouranging customers to support their businesses and place orders online. Delivery services have also been ramped up across the board, with some... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 22:52:52 UTC ]
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BA hails increase in indie bookshops for third consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the third consecutive year, according to new data from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 17:00:46 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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Indies and Gardners adopt real-time tech to boost trade

Independent bookshops and wholesalers Gardners are adopting a new technology to help book-buyers discover which physical copies are located in bookshops near them. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-10 10:34:50 UTC ]
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Vintage rallies indie bookshops for Atwood's The Testaments

Vintage and Index on Censorship are calling on independent bookshops to coordinate creative publication events for Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments, the much-anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale in September, with a chance to win £750 to fund the best ideas. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins launches £20,000 Literacy Project grants for indies

HarperCollins has pledged £20,000 in grants for independent bookshops as part of its ongoing commitment to The Literacy Project.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA reveals its diversity grant winners

Independent bookshops in Newcastle, London, Edinburgh and Bedford are among 15 named in the first tranche of shops set to receive funding to help them engage with under-represented communities. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker runs £1k competition for indies

The Man Booker Prize is running a competition for independent bookshops with a cash prize of £1,000. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Watkins gives indies early release date for foraging title

Watkins Media is launching a campaign for independent bookshops for its upcoming title Foraging With Kids by Adele Nozedar. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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