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Otherlands author Thomas Halliday: ‘Some people have insisted on reading the book backwards’

The paleobiologist and author of Foyles’ nonfiction book of 2022 on Earth’s deep past, the joys of the British Library, and how early four-limbed vertebrates helped him find his feetThomas Halliday was born in 1989 and raised in Rannoch in the Scottish Highlands. He studied zoology at Cambridge... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-28 18:00:26 UTC ]
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Sarah White obituary

Anti-racism activist and co-founder of New Beacon Books, Britain’s first specialist black bookshop and publishing companyThe veteran activist Sarah White, who has died aged 80, was for more than half a century a stalwart of initiatives dedicated to anti-colonialism, anti-racism and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-16 19:10:04 UTC ]
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George Richardson obituary

My friend George Richardson, who has died aged 94, spent most of his working life at Oxford University, including as chief executive of Oxford University Press (OUP) from the mid-1970s to the late 80s.He was born in Cricklewood, north London, to Christina, a homemaker, and George, a businessman.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-26 16:53:02 UTC ]
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Letter: Cecil Woolf was generous and sociable

Cecil Woolf was indeed generous and sociable. Two years ago I visited his home and publishing headquarters off Mornington Crescent in north London, to buy some Bloomsbury Heritage monographs while researching my book Virginia Woolf at Home, on the houses she knew in London, Cornwall and Sussex.I... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-11 16:09:37 UTC ]
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Cecil Woolf obituary

Publisher and nephew of Virginia and Leonard Woolf, he extended the hand of friendship to Woolf scholars and writersThe publisher and editor Cecil Woolf, who has died aged 92, was a nephew of Virginia and Leonard Woolf and the last person to have known Virginia Woolf personally, taking her tea... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-26 16:42:57 UTC ]
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Trevor Moore obituary

My friend and colleague Trevor Moore, who has died aged 79, was a passionate advocate for a number of publishers’ lists, spending most of his working life in the book trade. Trevor’s early career spanned Hutchinson, Hamish Hamilton, Collins, Andre Deutsch, Methuen, Hodder, Weidenfeld and Bantam... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friern Barnet library to be volunteer-run

A library in north London which was occupied by squatters will now be run by volunteers from the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeremy Hunt to receive library petition

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 09:15 Secretary of state Jeremy Hunt will be presented with a petition of more than 12,000 signatures tomorrow (27th October), demanding he intervenes to reverse the closure of six libraries in Brent, north London. Hunt has remained... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop reaches 96% of its financial target

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 08:28 The Big Green Bookshop is celebrating after achieving 96% of its path to financial safety. The indie retailer based in Wood Green, north London, sent out a mass appeal to its customers a month ago asking them to buy one extra... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collaboration will be major theme at BIC

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:52 Setting books within the wider cultural scene and building collaborations are set to be key themes at this year's Book Industry Conference, as organisers revealed the event programme. BIC 2011, which takes place between... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop appeals for 1,000 customers

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 08:38 The Big Green Bookshop is appealing to 1,000 of its loyal customers to help secure its future by buying one book each. Owners Simon Key and Tim West of the indie in Wood Green, North London, have also set up an online donation... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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