Newham Bookshop's anti-Trump poster receives swell of support

An East London bookshop's decision to put a sign in its window highlighting it is "proud" to sell books by authors from so-called "sh*thole" countries, in reference to a remark allegedly made by US president Donald Trump, has been met with a "phenomenal" response from the trade and customers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Hill cancels bookshop event over 'anti-Trump bias'

Author Susan Hill has cancelled a bookshop appearance because of the shop's anti-Trump views and actions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop site partners with Modern Films to support indies

Online retailer Bookshop.org is partnering with Modern Films on a new initative to support indie bookshops and film institutions across the UK, after a challenging 15 months owing to the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 08:56:46 UTC ]
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Dawson, Bennett and Page support Independent Bookshop Week with Hachette

Hachette and its authors, incuding Juno Dawson, Brit Bennett and Libby Page, are championing indie booksellers in a social media campaign to support Independent Bookshop Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-19 08:06:16 UTC ]
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Industry heads predict resurgence in 2021 and urge support for bookshops

Senior figures from across the publishing industry have shared their predictions for the year ahead with The Bookseller, with support for high-street retailers and further implementation of diversity practices cited as essential steps. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 21:52:12 UTC ]
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Bourne unites authors in bookshop support campaign

Author Holly Bourne has launched a campaign to support bookshops during lockdown, involving more than 300 writers so far.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 06:38:02 UTC ]
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‘That’s A Cult’: Bestselling Author Hits Trump-Supporting Coronavirus Deniers

Don Winslow calls out Trump for his botched coronavirus response, and his supporters for living in denial. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-16 09:43:06 UTC ]
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BA calls for trade support as bookshops gear up for 15th June reopening

The Booksellers Association has called for publishers to support the sector in getting back to business after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday (25th May) that stores could reopen from 15th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 03:20:25 UTC ]
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Pan Mac virtual author tour to support bookshops

Pan Mac authors will embark on a 10-day virtual tour of high street bookshops this month with writers including Kate Mosse, Ann Cleeves and Prue Leith focusing on stores that mean something to them personally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 12:59:10 UTC ]
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Washington Post spills contents of anti-Trump tell-all

The Washington Post has revealed the anonymous author behind forthcoming tell-all A Warning has claimed the US president is so unfit for office that a number of fellow administration officials contemplated resigning together in "a midnight self-massacre" but ultimately decided against it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 09:05:26 UTC ]
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Jim Wallis Sees Trump ‘Operating in the Spirit of the Anti-Christ’

Amid cultural, social, and political unrest, including most recently the Trump impeachment inquiry, founder of the faith-in-action organization Sojourners Jim Wallis aims to reassert Christian values in his new book, ‘Christ in Crisis.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Pen and Newham Bookshop to host latest indie homeless fundraiser

Indie press Open Pen and Newham Bookshop are joining forces to host a fundraiser for the homeless in East London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 07:47:05 UTC ]
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NBC, Fox News and Facebook stop running Trump's anti-immigrant campaign ad

NBCUniversal said Monday that it is pulling President Trump’s controversial anti-immigrant campaign advertisement, hours after the spot ran prominently during “Sunday Night Football.” Fox News said it decided to stop running the commercial as well, and Facebook stopped accepting it as a paid ad,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Focus: Sly surprises in 'Support The Girls,' 'Searching' and 'The Bookshop'

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. Lately there has been lots of talk of a revival of rom-coms and coming-of-age movies, inspired in part by the likes of Susan Johnson’s “To All the Boys I Loved Before” on Netflix. But a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After the Bookshop ‘Ambush’ in London, Supporters Rally, Worry

The Saturday intrusion at a London bookstore described by its rightist perpetrators as an 'ambush,' has sent shudders through the industry and leads the store's manager to call for vigilence in a time of mounting violence. The post After the Bookshop ‘Ambush’ in London, Supporters Rally, Worry... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA's Bottomley urges parliamentarians to support 'heroic' bookshops

Booksellers Association president Nic Bottomley yesterday urged parliamentarians to support its representations to government to give "heroic" bookshops the same business rate exemptions as pubs in recognition of their community value. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebel Wilson receives defamation court case support from Taylor Swift

Rebel Wilson has returned to court in Melbourne to fight an appeal by magazine publisher Bauer Media, which was last year found to have defamed the Hollywood star. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Anti-Trumper Evangelical Weighs in on Trump's True Believers

Disappointed about the high rate of evangelicals who voted for Trump, John Fea tells PW that he hopes his new book will encourage Trump voters to re-examine their relationship with the President. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Novel rejected as 'too gay' receives flood of crowdfunding support

The Madonna of Bolton by Matt Cain was turned down by mainstream publishers more than 30 times, but has won keen backing from readersA novel that was rejected more than 30 times by publishers for being “too gay” has been inundated with backing from names including David Walliams, Mark Gatiss and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Antifa: the Anti-fascist Handbook – 'What Trump said made the book seem even more urgent'

Rushed into print after the US president said there were ‘fine people on both sides’ of the Charlottesville clashes, Mark Bray’s guide provides tactics for those hoping to ‘defeat the resurgent far right’When US president Donald Trump drew a parallel between the far-right protestors in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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