Record number of stores in the running for Independent Bookshop of the Year

The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, have revealed the regional shortlists for the 2020 Independent Bookshop of the Year with a record 49 bookshops from nine regions across the UK and Ireland vying to be named the country’s best indie retailer for books.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 22:49:23 UTC ]
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British Book Awards reveals shortlists for Independent Bookshop of the Year

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Independent Bookshop of the Year regional shortlists revealed

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