Cashmore to leave Blackwell's in January

Matthew Cashmore, digital director at Blackwell’s, will leave the company in January to become a priest. Cashmore joined Blackwell’s as digital director in November 2012 after a two-year stint as digital development director at Hachette. At Blackwell's he was tasked with “integrating physical sales with digital”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Blackwell’s staff have lost our shops - but we leave with heads held high

On the 1st of June, the day thousands of pupils returned to school as part of the government’s plan to end lockdown, I received a call from my manager. As a bookseller with Blackwell’s, I had been glad when we shut our doors in March to protect the health of our staff and customers. I imagined... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Blackwell’s sales and marketing director to leave

Bookseller Blackwell's has confirmed sales and marketing director Dean Drew will be leaving the business in April after three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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January Religion Bestsellers: 'Jesus (Still) Calling'; No One Leaves 'The Shack'

Popular pastors' inspirational advice, devotionals, and novels packed with romance, suspense -- or both -- lead January's bestseller lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hutchings to leave Blackwell

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 26/04/2011 - 12:21 Blackwell c.e.o. Andrew Hutchings has been made redundant as part of an "internal team restructure" at the company. The academic bookseller is dispensing with the role of c.e.o. to continue its intentions to increase "local... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What to Leave In, What to Leave Out: My Conversations with David Foster Wallace

When you’re writing a memoir, you find that you’re obliged to confront your own ideas about the nature of memory. In Gore Vidal’s own splendid memoir Palimpsest, he suggests that when we remember an event, we don’t remember it as it actually happened, but rather that we remember our memory of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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What if the stories we tell in order to live happen to be conspiracy theories? William J. Bernstein on the evolutionary origins of collective delusion. | Lit Hub History Refugee, resident, dissident: Yiyun Li introduces Bette Howland’s 1974 memoir about her stay in a Chicago psychiatric... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Book Deals: Week of January 18, 2021

Sally Rooney sells a new novel to FSG, Jeffrey Archer returns to HarperCollins, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 18, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles from Anders Roslund, Jessica Fellowes, and B.B. Alston. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: January 11, 2021

V.E. Schwab has the #10 book in the country with October’s ‘The Invisible Life of Addie Larue.’ Plus TV tie-ins to ‘Bridgerton’ and ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ debut, and new year, new you books are on the menu once more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of January 11, 2021

HarperVia wins a debut novel, Philomel buys a guide to the internet for young readers, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Comscore's new investors will leave once embattled company is 'essentially debt free'

CEO Bill Livek alludes to bigger, but debt-laden, rival Nielsen with analogy to how Netflix overtook Blockbuster. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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McNicoll bags Blackwell's Book of the Year

Children's book A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll has been named as the Blackwell’s Book of the Year for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Blackwell's drops click and collect in almost all stores as lockdown hits

Blackwell's is the latest bookseller to announce it has closed its stores during the new lockdown and will not be offering click and collect, with the exception of its Oxford branch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DC Comics Leaves Its Legacy Behind

The world’s #2 superhero comics publisher is undergoing a stress test. After several rounds of layoffs and controversial business decisions, comics fans, comics professionals, and retailers are speculating whether DC will choose to abandon comics publishing or the comics shop market entirely. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Waterstones and Blackwell's reveal December hits

Waterstones and Blackwell's have both reported good sales for December with books by Charlie Mackesy and Maggie O'Farrell among those proving huge hits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Springer Nature Widens Gold Open Access Options, January 1

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Blackwell's Book of the Year shortlist announced

Blackwell's has revealed its contenders for its 2020 Book of the Year, featuring two titles published by indie presses Knights Of and Influx.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy Adaptation Leaves Out

The parts of J.D. Vance’s controversial memoir that didn’t make it into the movie. Continue reading at Slate

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