Sarpong, Porter and du Beke among Bookshop Day authors

June Sarpong, Sophie Mackintosh, Anton du Beke and Max Porter are some of the authors preparing to take part in this year's Bookshop Day on Saturday 6th October, according to The Booksellers Association, whose "unmissable" line-up also has children running bookshops, alongside poetry karaoke, book surgeries, writing workshops, book clubs and quizzes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers are gearing up for a "very exciting and busy" Super Thursday today (5th October), although one has argued the multitudes of releases may mean some "great" titles get overlooked. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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50 bookshops to open early for Rooney's publication day

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Haig becomes first author to do Bookshop chart double

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Father’s Day can be lonely for some, so author Kristen Arnett is filling the void

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From the author of ‘Morning Has Broken,’ magical tales perfect for Valentine’s Day

Published a century ago, Eleanor Farjeon’s “Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard” delivers charming stories of love in its many forms. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bourne unites authors in bookshop support campaign

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Bookshops report encouraging first day's trading

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Pan Mac virtual author tour to support bookshops

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Zaffre strikes new two-book deal with Strictly's Anton du Beke

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David Higham Associates launches third open day under-represented authors

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