BA boss Halls named FutureBook Person of the Year following bold pandemic steps

When Meryl Halls took over as managing director of the Booksellers Association in April 2018, she wondered what would define her time at the top of the trade body. “My predecessor Tim Godfray’s signature thing was keeping VAT off books, and he was very proud of that. I’ve had a bloody global pandemic—I didn’t reckon on that one.” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Marcus Rashford named FutureBook Person of the Year

Marcus Rashford MBE has been named FutureBook Person of the Year. The Manchester United and England footballer is the fourth recipient of the award after publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove, writer Kit de Waal and Meryl Halls, m.d. of the Booksellers Association. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rashford scores again as striker named FutureBook Person of the Year for 2021

Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford MBE, who published his first book and launched a book club with Macmillan Children’s Books this year, talks to The Bookseller after being named FutureBook Person of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-05 19:06:34 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal named FutureBook Person of the Year

Author and campaigner Kit de Waal has been named FutureBook Person of the Year, sponsored by Mosaic Search and Selection. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'We are all more than our label'; Kit de Wall accepts FutureBook Person of the Year award

"We are all more than our labels", Kit de Waal has said, urging publishers to "take a leap of faith" and hire more diversely, on accepting her award as FutureBook Person of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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FutureBook Person of the Year—Kit de Waal

"When Philip Jones did a call-out for nominations for the 2019 Futurebook Person of the year, just one name leapt to mind." Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bolinda's Herrmann named FutureBook Leader of the Year

Rebecca Herrmann, founder and co-c.e.o. of Bolinda, has been named FutureBook Leader of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Carty-Williams and Halls named in Women's Prize under-35 spotlight

The Women’s Prize and Good Housekeeping have unveiled their 10 most promising female authors under 35 including Candice Carty-Williams, Stacey Halls, Abigail Dean and Chibundu Onuzo.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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University presses report robust year despite challenges of the pandemic

University presses have had to adapt to the challenges brought on by Covid-19 and delays in the supply chain but many are making the most of new opportunities.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 19:13:57 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Names Their 2021 Book of the Year

Barnes & Noble names their Book of the Year and a Speculative Book of the Year. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-18 14:57:13 UTC ]
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Amazon Names 'The Lincoln Highway' Best Book of Year

'The Lincoln Highway' by Amor Towles (Viking) was named the Best Book of the Year by Amazon Books editors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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London’s Young Writer Award of the Year Names Its Jurors

The updated schedule for the United Kingdom's Young Writer of the Year Award will put its shortlist and winners' announcements into the new year. The post London’s Young Writer Award of the Year Names Its Jurors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Barnes & Noble Name Third-Annual “Book Of The Year” Finalists

8 books, ranging from memoir to pizza czar, history for young readers and lyrics by legends, are the finalists for B&N's Book of the Year. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Prior named new Pan Macmillan c.e.o. as Forbes Watson steps down

Penguin General m.d. Joanna Prior has been named the new c.e.o. of Pan Macmillan UK, with Anthony Forbes Watson to step down from the role early next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-30 08:34:06 UTC ]
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Bologna Book Fair Names Its Children’s Publishers of the Year

The winners of this year's publishing-house awards are based in Tanzania, Switzerland, Iran, the United States, Colombia, and New Zealand. The post Bologna Book Fair Names Its Children’s Publishers of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Eso Won and Crockett Named PW’s Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year

Publishers Weekly has named the L.A.-based indie bookstore Eso Won Books its Bookstore of the Year, and Simon & Schuster sales rep Toi Crockett has been named PW Sales Rep of the Year. The announcement was made at the inaugural U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Finalists Named for Bookstore and Rep of the Year

The five finalists for 2021 Bookstore of the Year reflect the changes that have taken place in the ways that bookstores serve their communities and the increasing role of activism in bookselling today. The five finalists for Rep come from commission groups, Ingram, and the Big Five. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Eyewitness: DK boss Coesfeld on the challenges of leading a list in a pandemic

DK’s new c.e.o. took the reins just before Covid-19 forced lockdowns across the globe, but Carsten Coesfeld has had a promising start at the helm of the respected global publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Looking back on a year of the pandemic, and WPP’s recovery of sorts: Friday Wake-Up Call

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