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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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Templar launches indie bookshop window competition

Independent bookshops can win £500 and a visit from Jonny Duddle via a new window display competition, organised by Templar Publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feminist Book Fortnight launches this summer

Over 25 radical and independent bookshops are taking part in a two-week long celebration of feminist books in a bid to add to the debate about diversity in publishing and showcase books by women writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops vie for The British Book Awards title

A bumper crop of Britain and Ireland’s best independent bookshops are bucking the market trend, achieving double-digit sales rises in 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop proposes indie alliance

The Big Green Bookshop is proposing to set up an alliance of independent bookshops in order to negotiate better discounts on books to compete with the bigger chains and retailers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five thousand signed book plates for 'La Belle Sauvage' released to indies

Penguin Random House Children’s and David Fickling Books are releasing 5,000 La Belle Sauvage book plates, signed by author Philip Pullman, to independent bookshops as part of “special plans” promised last month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops praised as IBW Book Award shortlist revealed

Independent bookshops have been praised by authors as “oases of intellectual and physical comfort” as the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award nominees have been released. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop presence in the UK contracts for an 11th consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK has fallen for the 11th year in a row, according to the Booksellers Association’s annual membership figures, but the rate of closure has slowed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops called on to complete annual Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is calling on independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas Trading survey. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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