Bookseller Covid-19 crowdfunder backed by PRH and BA

A crowdfunder set up by the trade to raise money for booksellers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic has increased its target to £100,000 after Penguin Random House and the Booksellers Association pledged support. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 19:31:47 UTC ]
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Five excellent new thrillers and mysteries take us back to the pre-covid-19 era

Val McDermid, Brad Parks and Ann Cleeves have new novels to distract readers from reality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Trade trio launches £10,000 crowdfunder for booksellers hit by Covid-19 crisis

Three members of the trade have launched a £10,000 crowdfunder raising money for hardship grants to help booksellers hit by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:43:54 UTC ]
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Bookshop Heroes to be crowned in new Bookseller feature backed by BA and HarperCollins

The Bookseller is to create a Rising Stars-style listing of individual booksellers to coincide with the Booksellers Association Conference in September 2020. The Bookshop Heroes special, supported by the BA and sponsored by HarperCollins, will be published to coincide with the annual conference.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 22:52:50 UTC ]
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BA and Bookshop.org respond to bookseller criticism

The Booksellers Association and Bookshop.org have responded to criticism following the launch of the online website in the UK in November. The criticism, which is focused on how effective the website will be at supporting independent bookshops and the BA's role in facilitating the launch, came... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-04 19:10:54 UTC ]
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Generational shift in the Covid-challenged Bookseller 150

The Bookseller's 12th annual list of the industry's most influential people reveals a spate of pandemic heroes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 23:15:34 UTC ]
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As Covid-19 Cases Surge, PRH Again Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries, Schools

Penguin Random House executives this week confirmed that the publisher is extending its "temporary" digital license terms for e-books and digital audio in libraries and schools through March 31, 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH UK sends staff home as government gives new Covid guidance on the workplace

UK staffers at Penguin Random House have already been told they should again work from home if they can, following the step-change in government guidance as coronavirus infection rates rise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 00:00:21 UTC ]
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Booksellers in Covid-19 Hotspots Exercise Caution

Booksellers in Arizona, Florida, and Texas are concerned about the surge in Covid-19 infections, and several have reverted from welcoming customers to browse back to curbside pickup. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH to reopen warehouse as bookshops get back to business

Penguin Random House plans to reopen its Colchester distribution centre next week after the facility was closed late last month for a systems upgrade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH Ups Digital Efforts in the Covid Era

Publishers are facing a new normal when it comes to their events businesses: digital or bust. At Penguin Random House, the efforts to pivot are manifold. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Photo Essay: Midwest Booksellers Adapt to the Age of Covid-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic enters its second month, these images capture booksellers continuing to adapt to a shifting retailing landscape. Some states are relaxing restrictions on business, while others remain locked down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Bookseller to highlight books impacted by Covid-19

The Bookseller will begin this week to republish its May and June previews showcasing titles that have been rescheduled, as a result of the lockdown, as well as those that are still being published during those months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Today marks the fifth week we have recognized publishers that, despite difficult challenges and uncertainty, have prioritized their community as much as, if not more than, their own business interests. We continue to be inspired by all of the gestures we’ve seen from around the industry, and we... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Fundraiser for booksellers affected by Covid-19 reaps over £100k in two weeks

A crowdfunder in aid of booksellers affected by the Covid-19 crisis has exceeded its fundraising target of £50,000. Penguin Random House pledged it would match donations, meaning over £100,000 will now be made available for hardship grants. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'It's time to pull together', BA urges trade to support high street bookselling

The Booksellers Association is calling on customers and the trade to rally behind retailers and support bookshops, as the coronavirus outbreak hits the high street.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Meet the booksellers who are fighting back against the algorithm

Could a bespoke book subscription service break you out of your reading rut or encourage you to explore new genres?Heywood Hill bookshop has stood on the same spot since 1936. It inhabits a Georgian townhouse at 10 Curzon Street in Mayfair, London, a blue plaque outside commemorating its most... Continue reading at The Guardian

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PRH-backed StorySign app launches on Apple iOS

StorySign, a free mobile app that translates children’s books into sign language, has launched on Apple iOS. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Teicher hails next generation of booksellers to weather challenges ahead at BA conference

Oren Teicher, head of the American Booksellers Association, has hailed the next generation of booksellers to take on Amazon and other challenges in the years ahead as he and his UK counterpart Tim Godfray prepare to retire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA launches final round of £50k diversity fund grants for booksellers

The Booksellers Association (BA) has launched the last of three rounds of Diversity & Inclusiveness Grants for its members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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