Bookseller survey finds fatigue and low morale after year of lockdown

A survey conducted by The Bookseller reveals that 12 months after lockdown began, many feel low and isolated, with views on a return to ‘normal’ life decidedly split. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-19 15:22:20 UTC ]
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The Bookseller survey: working during a second lockdown

With most of the British Isles going back into lockdown over the past few weeks, The Bookseller is inviting people from across the trade to share their thoughts and experiences. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 01:38:36 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award launches despite lockdown

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is returning for a third year, celebrating the vital contribution libraries make to their communities—despite the temporary closure forced on public library buildings during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 03:38:23 UTC ]
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Binc Survey Finds One in Five Booksellers in Need

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation's third industry-wide survey found 22% of respondents had situations in the past two years requiring financial assistance, yet less than half of those in need asked for help. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book library borrowing rate is low, Pew survey finds

E-book readers have been relatively slow to borrow digital works from the library, deterred by a limited selection and by not even knowing whether their local branch offers e-releases, according to a new study. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Most staff want two or three days a week in office, survey finds

A survey of trade staff shows the majority would prefer to work two or three days a week in the office, but many want flexible working to go further to aid accessibility to the trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 15:53:10 UTC ]
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It took a woman with autism 25 years to find her voice. Now she’s telling her story.

The memoir “I Have Been Buried Under Years of Dust” chronicles one family’s struggles and victories. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-09 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Springboard: Watson, Little toasts 50 years in business with staunch performance in lockdown

While not celebrating its half century in exactly the manner it had planned, literary agency Watson, Little has had a solid year despite the pandemic, according to its managing director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 06:27:31 UTC ]
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Oxford publishing groups launch post-lockdown working survey

Three Oxford-based groups of publishing workers are launching a survey to explore the experience of working from home and how work patterns might change after lockdown.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 17:30:43 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers 'hanging in there' as lockdown stretches towards April

Indie booksellers remain generally optimistic they can “weather the storm” of the latest lockdowns, despite fears England's shop closures could last until April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 06:44:10 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers invited to complete 2020 Christmas trading survey

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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 20:16:26 UTC ]
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Booksellers bolstered by record sales after lockdown

Bookshops have reported a pre-Christmas bonanza in the days since England's lockdown ended, with some seeing record sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 00:21:48 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford's book club couldn't come at a better time – children's reading is at a 15-year low

Research shows action is needed to get more kids reading for pleasure – especially those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-11-20 16:53:51 UTC ]
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Text of Statement Honoring Moon Palace Owners, MIBA Bookseller of the Year

Kansas bookseller Danny Caine's statement honoring the owners of Moon Palace Books in Minneapolis as the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association's bookseller of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Daly named O'Brien Press Bookseller of the Year

Antonia Daly has won The O’Brien Press Bookseller of the Year Award, commended for personifying prized qualities including knowledge, passion, courage and an ability to find the right book for customers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 07:20:10 UTC ]
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The Bookseller and Spread the Word launch survey for small presses

The Bookseller and writer development charity Spread the Word have launched a survey of small independent presses to assess the financial pressures they are under as a result of the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 09:12:42 UTC ]
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Pandemic spikes youth reading habits, TRA survey finds

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a spike in reading among young adults, a survey from The Reading Agency has found. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 02:12:37 UTC ]
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Bookselling in lockdown: education titles surge as UK shops are shuttered

Exclusive data from Blackwell’s, Waterstones and Bookstat reveal that, with most UK readers housebound, educational titles, escapist fiction and soothing self-help is much in demand Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 16:08:12 UTC ]
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The Bookseller survey: staff experiences of working through the coronavirus challenge

At the coronavirus outbreak reshapes our industry, The Bookseller is inviting staff members from across the book trade to share their experiences of working during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 12:47:26 UTC ]
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New Survey Finds Little Improvement in Diversity in Romance Publishing

The annual “State of Racial Diversity in Romance Publishing Report” has been released, surveying more than 2,400 romance titles published in 2019. It discovered that for every 100 romance books published in 2019, only 8.3 were written by people of color. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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