BA urges indies to compete for Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2019

The Booksellers Association is rallying indie bookshops to put themselves forward for Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2019 following last year's win for The Main Street Trading Company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 11:19:31 UTC ]
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Four indies shortlisted for Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2018

Four independent bookshops - Drake The Bookshop in Stockton, Forum Books in Northumberland, Kenilworth Books in Warwickshire and The Mainstreet Trading Company’s Bookshop & Café in St Boswells - are in the running to be named Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Mainstreet Trading Company triumphs as Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2018

An independent bookshop, The Mainstreet Trading Company’s Bookshop & Café, has been named Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA backs indie's high street shopping campaign

An independent bookseller who launched a campaign to encourage more people to shop on their high... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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German book market posts small 2019 rise

Even though the holiday season was below par, Germany’s book market narrowly avoided another major disappointment and finished the year on a positive note. Overall sales were up in 2019 by 1.4% in value. In volume they followed a recent pattern and were down marginally, by 0.4%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie booksellers invited to complete 2019 Christmas trading survey

Indie bookshops in the UK and Ireland are being urged to complete The Bookseller’s annual Christmas trading survey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA launches Indie Book of the Month scheme

The Booksellers Association (BA) will launch the Indie Book of the Month scheme, to promote adult and fiction titles across the UK and Ireland next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 19:14:43 UTC ]
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BA hails joy of shopping in bookshops as Black Friday gets underway

The Booksellers Association has unveiled its Christmas social media campaign celebrating the joy of shopping in bookshops, as Black Friday gets underway. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 21:46:05 UTC ]
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Debuts compete for 2019 JCB Prize for Literature

Two debut novelists, Roshan Ali and Madhuri Vijay, are in the running for India's richest literary award, the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature, alongside three other writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 17:09:45 UTC ]
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Heartland 2019: A Small but Mighty Show

Heartland Fall Forum, held for the first time in Cleveland, received high marks from both exhibitors and booksellers, who described it as a highly productive gathering of publishers, booksellers, and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA urges trade to examine impact of publishing to curb climate change

Publishing has made strides in becoming more sustainable, but firms need to collaborate for a more radical overhaul, both the Booksellers Association and Extinction Rebellion have separately claimed this week.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 13:23:59 UTC ]
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At Brooklyn’s 2019 Small Press Flea

If you happened to be at the farmer’s market in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park this past Saturday, you might have trailed the vendor tents across the street to Grand Army Plaza and landed in the 2019 Small Press Flea, two concentric circles of book fair tables set up between the Soldiers’ and Sailors’... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: Indies Support Title 1 Schools

Literacy efforts flourish in the partnership between independent bookstores and schools serving low-income students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indies dominate Collyer Bristow Prize 2019 shortlist

Indie presses dominate this year’s shortlist for the Collyer Bristow Prize 2019 for debut fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A British Indie Bookstore Owner Holds Barnes & Nobles’ Fate In His Hands: Critical Linking, July 25th, 2019

Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Libro.FM. “Despite ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-25 10:30:48 UTC ]
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BA urges trade to reduce environmental impact in green manifesto

The Booksellers Association is calling on the trade to reduce its environmental impact and take the lead in sustainability and eco-friendly initiatives as it reveals its green manifesto. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Small Presses Publish the Revolution at Socialism Conference 2019

Conversation rooted in leftist literature served as the foundation for the 2019 Socialism Conference, held from July 4 through July 7 in Chicago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lambeth indie bookshop closure highlights fragility of UK high street, says BA

Independent bookshop Travelling Through has shut down following five years of trade, as Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls says the closure has highlighted how "fragile our high streets are".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits

American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher addressed members at the organization's town hall and annual meeting at BookExpo, noting the ABA added 99 members last year and members increased profitability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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