LBF organiser Reed's 60% refund offer sparks criticism

London Book Fair organiser Reed Exhibitions has faced criticism after offering just 60% of fees back to some participating publishers and agents following this year's cancelled event. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 00:06:03 UTC ]
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US and Canadian agents hit out at LBF refunds

Two associations of American and Canadian agents are the latest organisations to hit out at the London Book Fair over its refund policy following this year's cancelled event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-30 21:17:31 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstore Offers “Ally Box” Book Subscription: Critical Linking, June 5, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-05 10:30:41 UTC ]
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Reed 'monitors' coronavirus situation, as Asia attendees stay away from LBF

Trade professionals are predicting business much as usual at the London Book Fair, despite attendees from China and surrounding countries pulling out over the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 19:44:34 UTC ]
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Microsoft stops selling ebooks, offers refunds to customers

If you have been using the Microsoft Store as your point of purchase for ebooks, you're going to have to start shopping elsewhere. Microsoft has ditched the Books category from the store, and this means that not only will it not be possible to buy books from the Microsoft Store, but also that... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indonesia LBF Market Focus offers £5k cultural grants

The National Organising Committee for Indonesia as Market Focus Country at the 2019 London Book Fair is offering grants of up to £5,000 to organisations in the UK for the purpose of staging activities or events that increase public knowledge of Indonesia via the creative sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BolognaFiere to co-organise CCBF, as Reed bows out

BolognaFiere, organiser of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, has struck a deal to co-organise the Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) from 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why one bookstore is offering refunds on Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman'

Brilliant Books in Traverse City, Mich., is offering customers who bought the newly released Harper Lee novel 'Go Set a Watchman' refunds because it says marketing for the highly anticipated volume was misleading. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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US bookshop offering refunds for Go Set a Watchman

Brilliant Books in Michigan says customers are owed apologies for portrayal of Harper Lee’s long-lost manuscript as a ‘nice summer novel’ rather than an academic curiosityA US independent bookshop is offering refunds to its Go Set a Watchman customers, claiming that the work should be viewed as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon may offer refunds on ebook purchases

Amazon has announced it will give Kindle owners refunds on past ebook purchases if a settlement with publishers accused of fixing prices is approved. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon offers ebook refunds in price-fixing settlement

Amazon will offer partial refunds to customers who bought ebooks between April 2010 and May 2012 a result of the settlement in a price-fixing case between publishers and the attorneys general of most U.S. states. The retailer is notifying eligible customers by email. Compensation ranges from... Continue reading at PC World

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Agency shift sparks anger, uncertainty at LBF

The London Book Fair has opened in a mood of uncertainty and anger as the industry continues... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British Council responds to criticism over LBF line-up

The British Council has responded to criticism from exiled Chinese poet and essayist Bei Ling... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Why Does Thoreau Live On? A Few Famous Writers Offer Answers.

In “Now Comes Good Sailing,” an anthology gathered by Andrew Blauner, famous writers including Pico Iyer, Lauren Groff and Amor Towles meditate on Thoreau’s influence. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-14 09:00:04 UTC ]
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BBC and 9 Story Media Group bring A Kind of Spark to UK screens

Elle McNicoll's A Kind of Spark (Knights Of) will be brought to UK screens in a live action series, following a partnership with BBC Children's and 9 Story Media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-10 20:11:31 UTC ]
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The Book Club That Helped Spark the Gay-Rights Movement

In the nineteen-fifties, the Cory Book Service quietly connected a community. Then it was forgotten. Continue reading at New Yorker

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PRH Offers No Minimum, Two-Day Shipping for Indie Bookstores

Penguin Random House is offering enhanced two-day shipping for independent booksellers starting October 1 and running through March 1, 2022. The company is waiving the minimum-retail-value requirement for orders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What Did Critics Think of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road When It First Came Out?

Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden. It’s now 15 years since Cormac McCarthy’s terrifying post-apocalyptic odyssey, The Road, first hit shelves. The story of a father and son traversing a fallen US where an unspecified ecological cataclysm has destroyed almost all life on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Books in the Media: Critics swoop on Day's fifth novel

Elizabeth Day's latest novel Magpie (Fourth Estate) picked up reviews in the Observer, the Irish Times, the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail and the i this week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A dual portrait of Herman and Joe Mankiewicz offers an intimate look at the Hollywood brothers

Nick Davis, Herman Mankiewicz’s grandson, spent years doing research for “Competing with Idiots.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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