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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A Big Green Bookshop campaign has raised more than £3,000 to get a copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into the hands of 1,000 schoolchildren. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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English language bookshop Coven reaches crowdfunder goal

Coven, an English language bookshop and café in Paris, has fulfilled its crowdfunding goal of around £21,000 to open a store dedicated to "intersectional feminism, engaged literature and ethical hospitality". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-20 11:14:17 UTC ]
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Knights Of bookshop reaches £30,000 crowdfunding target

Publisher Knights Of has reached its £30,000 crowdfunding target to fund a bookshop selling children’s books with BAME characters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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

It has been a long road to publication in the English language for Jin Yong, one of China’s most renowned writers, whose footprint on the nation’s cultural landscape is vast. But it may prove to have been worth the wait... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Raven Books lands Samira Sedira's English language debut

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Bookshop website makes £500,000 for indies

Indie-focused retail site Bookshop.org has now made more than £500,000 for stores in just over a month since its launch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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“Romance Is Political”: The Unlikely Fundraising Effort That Raised $400,000 for the Georgia Senate Runoff Race

Courtney Milan explains how a group of romance novelists rallied behind one of their own: Stacey Abrams. Continue reading at Slate

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This Week's Bestsellers: December 7, 2020

Ernest Cline has the #2 book in the country with 'Ready Player Two.' Charles Yu won the National Book Award for Fiction and Holly Black's book reaches #5 on our children’s fiction list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Promised Land digs in, with PRH reporting 100,000 second week sales

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'We haven't seen anything like it since Harry Potter': UK bookshops report record week

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This Week's Bestsellers: September 7, 2020

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Oprah’s Flatiron imprint nabs a nonfiction title by a Nobel laureate, Holt buys a debut novel by a PRH UK editor, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Writers Against Racial Injustice Raises $55,000 for Equal Justice Initiative

Six authors have formed Writers Against Racial Injustice, raising $55,000 for the Equal Justice Initiative in three weeks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Little Tiger to publish key worker tribute for Independent Bookshop Week

Little Tiger is to publish a picture book celebrating the work of key workers, to raise money for the NHS during Independent Bookshop week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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

Fundraiser for retailers facing hardship during the coronavirus pandemic reveals that benefactor is internet giant widely blamed for trade’s declineAmazon, the internet retail giant vilified for years as public enemy No 1 to booksellers, has been revealed as the surprise mystery benefactor that... Continue reading at The Guardian

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German booksellers will be permitted to reopen their shops from next Monday (20th April).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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