Booksellers join debate on 'Riders' cover

Booksellers have expressed mixed views over the new cover look for Jilly Cooper’s Riders (Corgi), which Transworld has reissued to celebrate the book’s 30th birthday. Like the previous cover, the new one shows a woman from the waist down wearing a pair of white jodhpurs. The cover still contains a man’s hand reaching out to the woman, but the hand is now placed more chastely on her lower back, whereas previously it was cupping her buttocks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Villarosa Joins Tattered Cover to Curate BIPOC Books

Clara Villarosa, the founder of two iconic bookstores, the Hue-Man Experience in Denver and the Hue-Man Experience Bookstore & Cafe in New York City, will curate BIPOC books for the Tattered Cover Bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Black Booksellers Denounce Tattered Cover Announcement

Black booksellers are offended and angered by the decision of Tattered Cover's new owners to call the store the country’s largest Black-owned bookstore, which they say appears to be little more than a branding opportunity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Two Indie Booksellers Associations Join Forces for Fall Conference

In lieu of in-person gatherings, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association will host a combined virtual conference from September 21-25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronavirus: Italian Publishers Join Libraries and Booksellers in Appeal

As coronavirus-related economic aid is released in Italy, publishers, libraries, and booksellers are asking for a cultural-spending incentive for families. The post Coronavirus: Italian Publishers Join Libraries and Booksellers in Appeal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Daisy Johnson joins Vintage Indie Bookseller of the Year judging panel

​Booker shortlisted author and former Blackwell's bookseller Daisy Johnson has joined the judging panel for the Vintage Independent Bookseller of the Year Award 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist

Booksellers in French-language Canada are required to carry extensive backlist titles but say sales of them are slow and require staff training. The post In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sue Rider joins forces with Northbank Talent

Sue Rider Management has become part of Northbank Talent Management, with founder Sue Rider joining the literary and talent agency as consultant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe’s Geo-Blocking Debate: Booksellers on the Ropes

On the way to Europe's Digital Single Market, booksellers are sharply alarmed about geo-blocking and its potential effects on ebook sales. The post Europe’s Geo-Blocking Debate: Booksellers on the Ropes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Taiwan’s Indie Booksellers and Publishers Join Forces to Tackle Challenges

Book sales have plummeted in Taiwan in recent years, as have the number of bookstores in the island nation home to 23.5 million people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Aussie Booksellers Join Fight Against U.S./U.K. Book Imports

The Australian Booksellers Association has joined with other members of the country's publishing industry to protest a government proposal to allow booksellers to import U.S. and U.K. books without restrictions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Spanish and Mexican Bookselling: Madrid’s Day of Debate

With 42 percent of Spain's population reporting to surveys that they're not reading books, last week's symposium in Madrid about bookselling had an extra edge of urgency. The post Spanish and Mexican Bookselling: Madrid’s Day of Debate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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To Boost Sales, Japanese Bookseller Kinokuniya Experiments With New Book Covers

The bookseller will sell limited-edition, exclusive versions of graphic novels with variant covers at its stores around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Flatt joins Bookseller's FutureBook

Tech and culture journalist Molly Flatt will join The Bookseller as associate editor of FutureBook. She succeeds Porter Anderson, who has moved to Publishing Perspectives as editor in chief. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Academic Book Week: trade and academy join for seven days of debate and discussion

Debate about the future of the academic book will rage across the UK this week, with widespread support among publishers, academics, booksellers and librarians for the first Academic Book Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jilly Cooper's Riders: why the toned-down cover?

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Bookseller McKenna Jordan Joins Minotaur as Consultant

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Booksellers praise new Harper Lee cover

The cover for Harper Lee’s forthcoming novel is “striking”, and will stand out on shelves, booksellers have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK Booksellers urged to join European-wide campaign

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NEIBA 2014: Booksellers Join Amazon Antitrust Fervor

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