Indie hit with New Year wait for reprints due to European paper squeeze

As concerns about paper shortages continue, one press has said it will have to wait until the New Year if it wants to reprint popular titles through some European firms.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-26 02:54:26 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop numbers rise for fifth consecutive year, BA figures show

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the fifth consecutive year despite challenges brought by the pandemic, the Booksellers Association says. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-07 22:34:12 UTC ]
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Unbound reprints 70,000 copies of TikTok hit Cain's Jawbone

Unbound is reprinting 70,000 copies of Cain's Jawbone, as the literary mystery by Edward Powys Mathers continues to prove a TikTok sensation and bookshops experience high demand from customers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 14:34:58 UTC ]
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Book Returned To Idaho Library 110 Years Past Due Date

If the Boise Public Library were still enforcing the late fee printed in the book, it would have racked up more than $800 in fines. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2021-11-27 19:13:28 UTC ]
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S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

Sales at Simon & Schuster came in at an all time high in 2020 at $901m, ViacomCBS has reported. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-26 10:10:34 UTC ]
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Fungi and local authors prove Christmas hits for indies

A non-fiction work about fungi and books with local interest are among the top-selling titles for indies ahead of Christmas, The Bookseller has been told.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 16:31:47 UTC ]
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"At Home with Four Indies" wins FutureBook Team of the Year award

The four booksellers behind the "At Home with Four Indies" initiative have been named as FutureBook’s Team of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-06 01:36:17 UTC ]
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Indies feature on £30k William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist

Indies Pitch Publishing and Floodlit Dreams are among the publishers featuring on this year's five-strong William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 03:30:12 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers, Booksellers Waiting for CARES Act Relief

As small businesses around the country await funds from the landmark “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act,” indie publishers and booksellers are having mixed experiences trying to secure this financial lifeline. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This year's Lollies cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Scholastic has cancelled the Laugh Out Loud Awards (known as the Lollies) for 2020, due to schools closing and the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 22:49:38 UTC ]
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Scholastic creates Hunger Games prequel campaign for coronavirus-hit indies

Scholastic UK has created a pre-order campaign for Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games prequel that it says could drive trade to indie bookshops during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 08:56:22 UTC ]
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Daisy Johnson joins Vintage Indie Bookseller of the Year judging panel

​Booker shortlisted author and former Blackwell's bookseller Daisy Johnson has joined the judging panel for the Vintage Independent Bookseller of the Year Award 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 22:21:00 UTC ]
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BA hails increase in indie bookshops for third consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the third consecutive year, according to new data from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 17:00:46 UTC ]
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Book of Lists: A prevailing wage law will have to wait until next year

In the Dec. 23 print edition of the Book of Lists, you’ll find hundreds of CEOs, presidents and other top executives listed alongside the organizations they run. Even more business leaders are... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-12-23 16:50:13 UTC ]
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Mackesy’s illustrated début is indies’ lead Christmas hit

Debut children's book The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse is proving a hit with independents in the run up to Christmas, with some bookshops reporting frustrations at not being able to replenish stocks of the title fast enough amid buoyant trading this festive season. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 19:47:28 UTC ]
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131-year-old Luke paper mill in Western Maryland to close, Verso Co. announces, eliminating 675 jobs

The Luke paper mill, an economic engine in Western Maryland for 131 years, will close by June 30, owner Verso Co. announced Tuesday. The shutdown means 675 people spread across Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia will lose their jobs, the company said. The company said it had explored... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-30 22:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies report dip in Easter trade as hot weather hits footfall

The sunny weather hit Easter weekend trading for bookshops with some struggling to shift copies, bucking the general trend after research showed High Street footfall actually increased.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raymond Briggs's final book, which faces death 'head-on', due this year

Collection of short pieces, which has been in the works for more than a decade, takes stock of The Snowman author’s lifeRaymond Briggs is one of the UK’s most beloved children’s authors, the creator of characters from The Snowman to Fungus the Bogeyman. But in his forthcoming book Time for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fire-hit indie press 'astonished' after support from online fundraiser

Independent publisher Joe Pearson of Design for Today who lost £100,000 worth of stock in the Croydon warehouse fire has been “astonished” by an online funding campaign raising almost £25,000 from well-wishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop numbers rise for second consecutive year

The Booksellers Association has reported a second year of growth in its independent bookshop membership, with 15 new shops joining the trade body in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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