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Mining book group gold

Book groups are a massive force in the book world - but also a mystery. We don’t even know how many exist. Reading Groups for Everyone (which is part of The Reading Agency) has collated a list of 10,000 online and offline book groups in the UK. But academic surveys suggest that the real figure... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 06:17:00 UTC ]
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Four Questions for...U.K. Publisher Lisa Highton

We spoke with Lisa Highton, publisher of the three-year-old U.K. imprint Two Roads, about the lure of debut authors, the difficulties of overseeing a young imprint, and what she's learned from attending literary festivals and talking to reading groups. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book clubs in America: Why do we love them so much?

A casual observer of the book-club scene could be fooled into thinking that this summer was a hard one for the nation's leisure readers. Late in spring, Oprah's club shuttered, stranding publishers in what promises to be a long shoal of short print runs and offering the rest of us one literary... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2011-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh indie proposes World Book Night alternative

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 31/05/2011 - 16:21 An Edinburgh independent has proposed an alternative to World Book Night next year, where readers buy tickets to attend book swap events across the country. Vanessa Robertson, co-owner of the Edinburgh Bookshop, said she has... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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