Myers wants joined-up thinking over book events

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 09:33 Dominic Myers has called on the book industry to collaborate in creating more nation-wide events like World Book Night in order to enhance the dialogue around books. The Waterstone's m.d told the Book Industry Conference forum yesterday (17th May) that book sales were increasingly being driven by events and appealed to different sectors of the industry to draw on their individual strengths to make those big events happen. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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