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

Hardback titles by the likes of John Cleese and Jacqueline Wilson go on sale in race for Christmas bestseller listsTim Walker is expecting queues outside his familys bookshops in Oakham and Stamford on Thursday. Other booksellers up and down the country will be hoping for a similar rush of eager readers as 315 of the most eagerly awaited hardback titles of the year hit the shelves.The day has been dubbed super Thursday and titles by Andrew Motion, John Cleese and Heston Blumenthal will go on sale in the race for the Christmas bestseller lists. Bookshops hope to cash in as they try to fight back against cut-throat internet competition. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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