Lessons from the shop floor

RedDoor Publishing founder and publisher Clare Christian on what she learned from spending a day working in a bookshop. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Battling bias on the shop floor: how bookstores can support diversity

A bookseller explains how Kamila Shamsie’s call for gender equality in the industry, and the fiery debate it provoked, could lead to greater diversity all aroundKamila Shamsie calling for a year of publishing only women has certainly unleashed a storm. Some disagree that gender bias exists,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pocket Shop exits UK as last two shops close

Bonnier-owned retail chain Pocket Shop's stores in Hammersmith and Birmingham Airport have closed, with Waterstones taking over the lease for the Liverpool Street station branch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 03:48:37 UTC ]
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Our food shopping habits have human and environmental costs. ‘The Secret Life of Groceries’ adds them up.

Benjamin Lorr peers at the dark underbelly of the food industry, one that depends on inexhaustible supply. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-28 05:44:22 UTC ]
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Derren Brown to share life lessons in bite-size for Transworld

Derren Brown is condensing the lessons from his bestseller Happy to handbook size in A Little Happier: Notes for Reassurance with Transworld this October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 05:12:39 UTC ]
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Matthew McConaughey pens 'playbook' on life lessons for Headline

Headline has scooped the first book by Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, billed as guide to success and satisfaction “through life’s lessons learned the hard way”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-30 04:07:47 UTC ]
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Century scores Southgate's 'inspirational life lessons'

PRH imprint Century is publishing an "inspirational book of life lessons" for young people and parents by England football manager Gareth Southgate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-16 20:09:24 UTC ]
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Mary Morris is best known for her travels, but she has plenty of lessons for life in isolation

Morris’s book “All the Way to the Tigers” intertwines the story of her travels to India with the tale of being stuck at home with a broken ankle. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-15 13:39:04 UTC ]
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Blackwell’s staff have lost our shops - but we leave with heads held high

On the 1st of June, the day thousands of pupils returned to school as part of the government’s plan to end lockdown, I received a call from my manager. As a bookseller with Blackwell’s, I had been glad when we shut our doors in March to protect the health of our staff and customers. I imagined... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 02:42:56 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph sets new world record for largest online art lesson

Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph has broken the Guinness world record for largest online art class, in collaboration with Entrepreneur First and Art World Records. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 13:43:13 UTC ]
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Riots Continue to Affect Twin Cities Shops and Bookstores

A second night of rioting in Minneapolis/St. Paul continues to affect booksellers located in the areas that have become scenes of violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph to attempt world record for largest online art lesson

Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph is attempting to break the world record for the largest online art lesson, in partnership with HarperCollins and global talent investor Entrepreneur First. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 15:32:05 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: The Flatshare occupies the top floor as Kay surges on

Beth O'Leary's The Flatshare (Quercus) has once again topped the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction ranking, as Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt (Picador), two years on from publication, claimed the Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 16:14:26 UTC ]
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Add a kick to your online shopping with these rare books from MoMA Design Store.

Here’s some news to mix up your quarantine-driven online shopping life: the MoMA Design Store has just released a selection of rare books from its archive, and they’re now on sale at its website. The books include seminal texts like a first edition of William Eggleston’s Guide by John Szarkowski... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 20:00:04 UTC ]
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‘Walden’ may be the most famous act of social distancing. It’s also a lesson on the importance of community.

Henry David Thoreau’s most famous book is more than a guide to nature. It’s a memoir of grieving. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling in lockdown: education titles surge as UK shops are shuttered

Exclusive data from Blackwell’s, Waterstones and Bookstat reveal that, with most UK readers housebound, educational titles, escapist fiction and soothing self-help is much in demand Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 16:08:12 UTC ]
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In Camus’ ‘The Plague,’ lessons about fear, quarantine and the human spirit

Cut off from the world, residents of a stricken city must discover new ways to live. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-03 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Help unemployed booksellers, shop here: The Bookstore at the End of the World

We’ve already brought your attention to the ways you can help bookstores (and bookstore workers) during the coronavirus pandemic, and here’s another one: a collective of recently laid-off booksellers has started an online storefront at Bookshop.org (in case you missed it, Bookshop is the new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-25 15:14:23 UTC ]
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New comic book shipments are delayed. But you can still support local comic shops

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced it will not be shipping new comic books to retailers "until further notice" due to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-25 00:11:33 UTC ]
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Diamond Halts Shipments of New Comics to Comics Shops

Diamond Comic Distributors, the largest distributor of comics in North America, announced that it will cease the delivery of weekly published comics until further notice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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