Exclusive 'yellowbacks' sold in WH Smith to mark anniversary

W H Smith is celebrating its 225th anniversary year with a classic ‘yellowback’ book collection similar to the ones sold in the mid-1800s by the retailer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith sells exclusive short stories to mark 225th birthday

W H Smith is selling seven exclusive short stories from writers including Jeffrey Archer, James Patterson and Jodi Picoult to celebrate its 225th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shareholders to convene next month for WH Smith’s proposed acquisition of MRG

WH Smith’s plans to buy the Marshall Retail Group (MRG) have been approved by the FCA and the transaction now only requires shareholder approval. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 19:46:04 UTC ]
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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Lyra McKee anthology to mark anniversary of her death

Faber will publish an anthology of journalist’s Lyra McKee’s work to mark the anniversary of her death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 00:46:39 UTC ]
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Blackwell's marks 140th anniversary with signed copies from Obama and Galbraith

Blackwell's will celebrate its 140th anniversary with books signed by Michelle Obama and Robert Galbraith up for auction for Book Aid International throughout June.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-21 12:25:38 UTC ]
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McCall Smith joins Walter Scott Prize 10th anniversary celebrations

Alexander McCall Smith will kick off the 10th anniversary celebrations for the Walter Scott Prize with an operetta.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 07:12:31 UTC ]
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Gingko marks 200th anniversary of Goethe's West-Eastern Divan with two books

Gingko is publishing two books marking the 200th anniversary of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s great poem sequence the West-Eastern Divan, including the work’s first complete bilingual edition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith marks entry into Netherlands and expands Spanish presence

W H Smith has marked its entry into the Dutch market with its first store opening at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as the retailer expands its presence in Spain with two new shops.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welsh language children's books sold for £1 to mark World Book Day

Two children’s books published in Welsh are being sold for just £1 to mark this year’s World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tinder marks O'Farrell's 20th anniversary with Shakespeare-inspired novel

Headline imprint Tinder Press will publish a new novel by Maggie O'Farrell in April 2020, inspired by William Shakespeare's son, as the author celebrates her 20-year career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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InMotion buy helps WH Smith to 6% Christmas trading rise

WH Smith has reported a “strong trading performance” for Christmas trading, with total sales up 6%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld to mark Wood's 25th anniversary with library giveaway

Transworld is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the publication of Val Wood's first novel, The Hungry Tide (Penguin Random House), by giving out 10 sets of all the author’s books to Hull libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Parker joins WH Smith Travel

Alison Parker, former deputy m.d. at Michael O’Mara, is joining WH Smith Travel as concessions event manager for the company’s Harrods and Selfridges books departments. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Horrid Henry book to mark series' 25th anniversary in 2019

Francesca Simon is publishing a new Horrid Henry book in 2019 with Hachette Children's Group as part of the series' 25th birthday celebrations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FCBG marks 50th anniversary with three Children’s Laureates

The Federation of Children’s Book Groups (FCBG) is hosting three former children’s laureates at an event in Birmingham to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Smith to leave Bonnier Zaffre

Mark Smith is stepping down as chief executive of Bonnier Zaffre after selling his equity stake in the firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CrimeFest marks 10th anniversary with 4,000-book giveaway

CrimeFest is celebrating its 10th anniversary by teaming up with publishers to give away 4,000 crime novels for free all over the country.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thousands mark 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death with pledges to continue his fight for civil rights

Five decades after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., thousands of people began to gather on the downtown streets of this Southern city and across the country to mourn his death, celebrate his life and rekindle his struggle for economic and social justice. In an echo of King’s... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven indie bookshops get £1,750 to mark Macmillan anniversary

Pan Macmillan has launched a competition for seven independent booksellers across the UK and Ireland to celebrate the 175th anniversary of parent company Macmillan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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