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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The industry must return to its sustainability initiatives, says Halls

The Booksellers Association m.d. has said the industry must focus on sustainability going forward, as the pandemic presents a new set of challenges to "greener" publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ebury bags Carraway's sex industry memoir

Ebury Press has bagged Fleshpot, the second book by Cash Carraway, billed as a “powerful, politically-charged” coming of age memoir set in the last days of the Soho sex industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Publishers, open the doors to the industry', urges Adeola

Dapo Adeola has urged delegates at The Bookseller Children's Conference to "open the doors" and look for grassroots talent if they are serious about addressing diversity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Groups Unite in Environmental Initiative

In the first major industry-wide environmental initiative in several years, the Book Industry Study Group, along with BookNet Canada and the U.K.-based Book Industry Communications, have formed the International Green Book Supply Chain Alliance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Searching for Little Free Libraries As a Way to Say Goodbye

A reader on saying goodbye not only to the books she can't bring on the next phase of her journey, but to her roomie, her sister. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Record orders for BA Christmas catalogue

The Booksellers Association says it has received a record number of orders for this year's Christmas catalogue, featuring introductions by Hilary Mantel and Cressida Cowell, as the busy autumn period kicks off. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jenna Bush Hager, a Book Industry Insider With a New Title of Her Own

The former first daughter, a force in publishing because of her Read With Jenna book club, is the author of a new essay collection, “Everything Beautiful in Its Time.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Hunter and Bilan titles make BA books of the month

The Booksellers Association has announced The Harpy by Megan Hunter (Picador) and Jasbinder Bilan's Tamarind & The Star of Ishta (Chicken House) as its books of the month for September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PA and Pearson join Creative Industries Trade Advisory Group

The Publishers Association and Pearson are to sit in on the Creative Industries Advisory Group, to assist in steering "ongoing and upcoming trade negotiations" in the UK.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA launches #ChooseBookshops video ahead of bumper autumn

The Booksellers Association has released a video encouraging the public to visit bookshops, as the industry prepares for spate of "super Thursdays" this autumn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishing Professionals Push for Diversification Throughout Industry

Beyond the hiring of diverse editors, four publishing insiders said in a conversation sponsored by the Aspen Institute that if the needs of BIPOC readers are to be met, the industry must bring more diversity throughout the book publishing ecosystem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Aspen Institute Looks at a Publishing Industry Challenged to Embrace Diversity

Aspen asks, 'Why is the world of publishing so reluctant to offer Black writers the same major book deals typically offered to white writers?' The post Aspen Institute Looks at a Publishing Industry Challenged to Embrace Diversity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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JKP rolls out first dyslexia-friendly industry guidelines

Jessica Kingsley Publishing is to release the first guidelines for producing dyslexia-friendly texts and workplaces in the industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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An Industry Disrupter: Spotlight on the Collective Book Studio

The full-service, partnership publisher collaborates with authors to elevate bookmaking to an art form. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019

The charity last year was at work in 23 refugee camps, 38 prison libraries, 1,567 schools, 635 public libraries, and more. The post Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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