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Bookshops gear up for second 'Super Thursday' as 355 new titles hit shelves

Bookshops are gearing up for another bumper Super Thursday with around 355 new trade hardback books hitting the shelves today (1st October), with some warning of a "creaking" supply chain. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 00:12:40 UTC ]
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Promoting authors

The publishing frenzy that is Super Thursday will leave many authors in the cold, having to find new ways to engage with potential readers of their work Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-05 08:53:51 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on a book glut: to the victor go the spoils? | Editorial

Many publishers are enjoying record sales – but not all. We must take care that those with the biggest names and deepest pockets are not the only beneficiariesAs the weather turns and the days shorten, as trees bend low with fruit and blackberries darken the hedges, bookshops are bracing for a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-23 17:25:02 UTC ]
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Talking stock

With Super Thursday just behind us, the big autumn releases on the runway, the Booker a few days away, and FBF around the corner, Philip Jones takes stock.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 22:47:12 UTC ]
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Super Thursday release for final volume of Moore's Thatcher biography

The third and final volume of Charles Moore’s epic Margaret Thatcher biography will be released on Super Thursday, Allen Lane has announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 10:44:22 UTC ]
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Zoella hits number one, as sales soar for Super Thursday

Zoe Sugg’s non-fiction debut Cordially Invited (Hodder & Stoughton) has made itself at home in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 19,804 copies for £201,749. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary fiction and Michelle Obama top Super Thursday picks

Super Thursday will fall on 4th October this year, The Bookseller can reveal, when a whopping 544 new hardbacks will be hitting shelves—40 more than on last year’s equivalent day—all vying for a slice of the lucrative Christmas book market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dawn French to publish non-fiction diary on Super Thursday

Dawn French is publishing her first non-fiction book since her 2008 autobiography Dear Fatty on Super Thursday this October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube stars the Sidemen are frontrunners in race for Christmas books No 1

Figures show that game-playing vloggers’ print debut sold more than 26,000 copies in its first three days on sale last weekA week after the starting gun was fired on the race to the top of the Christmas book charts, YouTube superstars the Sidemen have emerged in front of the likes of Jamie... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Super Thursday: battle for UK book charts Christmas No 1 begins

Jamie Oliver and Phil Collins go up against Ladybird parodies and Danish coziness on bumper publishing day Jamie Oliver and Phil Collins will do battle against Ladybird and the Danish concept of hygge in the race to be Christmas No 1 in the UK book charts, which begins in earnest with the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cole and Oliver among heavyweights to be published on Super Thursday

Booksellers are preparing for this year’s Super Thursday (20th October), with anticipated blockbusters from Jamie Oliver, Phil Collins and Martina Cole among a host of titles released that day with hopes of securing the Christmas number one. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers back Bryson as Super Thursday’s finest

Competition for the Christmas number one spot is wide open this year, a consequence of “the strongest autumn [in publication terms] in years”. Yesterday marked Super Thursday (8th October), the day on which the greatest number of hardback titles—including many likely bestsellers—are released in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media embraces Super Thursday

Super Thursday and Books Are My Bag celebrations today (8th October) have attracted widespread media coverage from the BBC, Sky and national newspapers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Super Thursday: the good, the bad and the doggone awful

Today more than 400 ‘big books’ are published in the hope of capturing the Christmas market. Which of the following will sell the most by 25 December?How Super Thursday turned a publishing pile-up into a marketing triumph With more than 400 titles due to be published today, the betting is on for... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Bookshops celebrating 'Super Thursday'

Bookshops and publishers on both sides of the Atlantic are celebrating 'Super Thursday', the unofficial day that sees their big push for Christmas sales. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Super Thursday and BAMB get underway

Around 1,800 bookshops across the UK and Ireland will celebrate the start of the Christmas season with Super Thursday today (8th October) with a three-day in-store campaign Books Are My Bag (BAMB). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Super Thursday helped publishers turn over a new leaf

The editor of the Bookseller charts how publicist’s lament over one day’s glut of titles has become a PR triumph for the industry Super Thursday contenders: The good, the bad and the doggone awfulPut down your newspaper, turn away from your screen, and head to your nearest bookshop, for today is... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perry to design BAMB tote bag

Grayson Perry will design a collector’s edition tote bag for this year’s Books Are My Bag (BAMB) campaign. The Turner Prize-winning British artist’s design will be revealed at the BAMB launch on 8th October, which is also “Super Thursday”, the day on which a large number of publishers’ key... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Super Thursday' hopes to bring patrons into UK bookstores

More than 300 titles became available in bookstores today in the UK. Bookstore owners are hoping the huge amount of titles will get curious visitors into their shops. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Super Thursday is backed by trade

Publishers and booksellers have backed the first ever trade-wide acknowledgement of Super... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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