Packed industry gathering says goodbye to BA's Tim Godfray

The trade turned out in force last night to bid a fond farewell to Booksellers Association executive chair Tim Godfray as he departed the organisation after 47 years – over 30 of them as the BA’s chief executive. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 18:17:36 UTC ]
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BA's Godfray 'optimistic' about bookshop numbers in 2017

The Booksellers' Association has struck an optimistic note with members in its newsletter and review of 2016 ahead of Christmas, predicting a possibility of more bookshop openings than closures in 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tim Walker becomes BA President

Tim Walker, owner of Walkers Bookshops in Stamford and Oakham, is the new president of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA's Godfray: Amazon can destroy book trade

Amazon’s quest for industry domination is “scary” and it could have the ability... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette leads Bookseller Industry Awards pack

Hachette UK has topped the shortlist league table for the 2012 Bookseller Industry Awards, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade bodies to 'engage' with Covid-19 culture panel but note industry's absence

The Publishers Association has said it "looks forward to engaging" with a new expert advisory panel set up to investigate the pandemic's impact on arts and culture, although it has failed to include a representative from the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA reveals books of the month for August

The Booksellers Association has announced The Glass Hotel by Emily St John Mandel (Picador) and I’m Sticking With You by Smriti Halls and Steve Small (S&S) as books of the month for August. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Apply for latest ACE funding', Crown urges industry

The director of literature for Arts Council England has urged all industry organisations who are "at risk of no longer trading viably" to apply for the government's latest emergency arts funding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Italian Book Industry: Publishers’ Study Sees ‘Signs of Recovery’

Italian publishers see 'encouraging signs of an upturn,' as data from Nielsen and Informazioni Editoriali shows revenue losses were cut in half in July. The post Italian Book Industry: Publishers’ Study Sees ‘Signs of Recovery’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BA takes on Booktime magazine

The Booksellers Association is to take on the production of Booktime magazine, formerly published by Bertrams, and will publish an autumn edition in October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BA Conference and Gardners Trade Show postponed to 2021

The annual Booksellers Association Conference and Gardners Trade Show is to be postponed until spring 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What black writers think about the UK's publishing industry – a survey

Limited promotion and marketing budgets reinforce false ideas about how well diverse books and writers will sell. This leads to a negative cycle for black, Asian and minority ethnic writers. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Liber20 in Barcelona Announces October Hybrid Program for Spain’s Industry

Spain's Liber20 book fair announces a blended physical and digital program for October, shortly before Frankfurter Buchmesse expects to do the same. The post Liber20 in Barcelona Announces October Hybrid Program for Spain’s Industry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Make sure mid-tier titles aren't lost in packed autumn, Fry warns

Marketing and publicity teams need to make sure their middle-tier titles don't get lost in the crowded autumn, Canongate commercial director Jenny Fry has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Blockers are an industry stopper’: CNN sharpens its contextual tool for the brand safety fight

Rampant keyword blocking is a symptom of the open marketplace, but news publisher pages are dense and they won’t be pulling inventory out anytime soon. The post ‘Blockers are an industry stopper’: CNN sharpens its contextual tool for the brand safety fight appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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The book industry needs to take responsibility for transforming itself

It would have been hard to have missed last week’s digital launch of Rethinking ‘Diversity’ in Publishing. The report - the first of its kind on diversity in trade fiction - not only landed noisily, but put the publishing ecosystem in the dock. So what's next? Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pandemic Takes a Toll on Industry Stocks

The Publishers Weekly Stock Index fell nearly 20% in the first six months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Rain Heron picked as BA Fiction Book of the Month, as scheme restarts

The Booksellers Association has announced The Rain Heron by Robbie Arnott (Atlantic) as its Fiction Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA restarts Children's Book of the Month scheme with Diddle That Dummed

The Diddle That Dummed (Hodder Children's) by Kes Gray and Fred Blunt has been selected as the Booksellers Association's Children's Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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