Bookshops celebrate Super Thursday and prepare for Bookshop Day

Booksellers are gearing up for a "very exciting and busy" Super Thursday today (5th October), although one has argued the multitudes of releases may mean some "great" titles get overlooked. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers gear up for Super Thursday ahead of Bookshop Day 2019

Retailers are gearing up for a bumper Super Thursday ahead of this Saturday's Bookshop Day 2019 when events will be taking place up and down the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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VIDEO: Bookshops celebrating 'Super Thursday'

Bookshops and publishers on both sides of the Atlantic are celebrating 'Super Thursday', the unofficial day that sees their big push for Christmas sales. Continue reading at BBC World

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Joanne Harris: We should all celebrate Bookshop Day

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Bookshops hope super Thursday will help start a new chapter for publishing

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Pullman's The Secret Commonwealth tops chart of Super Thursday successes

Philip Pullman’s The Secret Commonwealth (Penguin/David Fickling) has knocked Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) from the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 54,301 copies in its first three days on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Prince Charles kicks off National Poetry Day celebrations

Celebrations for National Poetry Day are underway with Prince Charles reciting his favourite poem on Radio 2 and poets across the country revealing new poems inspired by the places we call home. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Super Thursday release for final volume of Moore's Thatcher biography

The third and final volume of Charles Moore’s epic Margaret Thatcher biography will be released on Super Thursday, Allen Lane has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lutyens & Rubinstein Bookshop to celebrate 10th anniversary

Notting Hill indie Lutyens & Rubinstein Bookshop will celebrate its 10th anniversary this autumn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade celebrates Independent Bookshop Week

Independent Bookshop Week is in full swing with events up and down the country as Booksellers Association research reveals 82% of indie booksellers had a different career prior to owning or working in their bookshop.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH launches three-day festival to celebrate Obama at the O2

Penguin Random House is partnering with the Black Girl Festival to create a free three-day event at Canada Water Library celebrating Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tim Peake and 10 Downing Street celebrate World Book Day

Downing Street has welcomed 30 schoolchildren to share a story to celebrate today’s (7th March) World Book Day, whilst astronaut Tim Peake is marking the day with a video encouraging children to read. The children visiting 10 Down Street spent the morning reading and drawing along with authors... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Zoella hits number one, as sales soar for Super Thursday

Zoe Sugg’s non-fiction debut Cordially Invited (Hodder & Stoughton) has made itself at home in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 19,804 copies for £201,749. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshop Day 'went brilliantly', say booksellers

Bookshops up and down the country say they saw footfall increase on Saturday thanks to the Bookshop Day campaign, organised by Booksellers Association. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indies express dismay as Waterstones starts selling Super Thursday titles early

Independent booksellers have expressed concerns that Waterstones is selling Super Thursday titles ahead of their publication date. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sarpong, Porter and du Beke among Bookshop Day authors

June Sarpong, Sophie Mackintosh, Anton du Beke and Max Porter are some of the authors preparing to take part in this year's Bookshop Day on Saturday 6th October, according to The Booksellers Association, whose "unmissable" line-up also has children running bookshops, alongside poetry karaoke,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Literary fiction and Michelle Obama top Super Thursday picks

Super Thursday will fall on 4th October this year, The Bookseller can reveal, when a whopping 544 new hardbacks will be hitting shelves—40 more than on last year’s equivalent day—all vying for a slice of the lucrative Christmas book market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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