English language bookshop crowdfunder has week to raise £7,000

A crowdfunding campaign to create a “feminist safe haven” bookshop in Paris has only a week left to raise the remaining £7,000 needed to secure premises, after securing two-thirds of its financial target. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 16:26:28 UTC ]
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English language bookshop Coven reaches crowdfunder goal

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'Feminist safe haven' English language bookshop to launch in Paris

A Kickstarter is under way to create a 'feminist safe haven' bookshop in Paris called COVEN to offer English language books, a café and range of events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Knights Of bookshop reaches £30,000 crowdfunding target

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The English patient: bestseller Jin Yong’s long wait for English-language publication

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Little Tiger to publish key worker tribute for Independent Bookshop Week

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Amazon revealed as mystery £250,000 donor to UK bookshops

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Trade trio launches £10,000 crowdfunder for booksellers hit by Covid-19 crisis

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Cowell, Barr and Hannah to take part in Independent Bookshop Week

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