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

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Diary of a small town sensation: how the Wimpy Kid author built his dream bookshop

Growing up, Jeff Kinney discovered Tolkien, comics and computers at his local bookshop. When it closed he was bereft – would opening his own as an adult help to right that wrong?Author Jacqueline Woodson recently spoke about books being either mirrors or windows. Mirrors for seeing ourselves,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Booksellers gear up for Super Thursday ahead of Bookshop Day 2019

Retailers are gearing up for a bumper Super Thursday ahead of this Saturday's Bookshop Day 2019 when events will be taking place up and down the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshops reveal favourite books of 2019 as Obama, Porter and Thunberg make the grade

Bookshops have revealed their favourite books of 2019 with books by Michelle Obama, Max Porter and Greta Thunberg among the shortlisted titles for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Haig, Horowitz and James among World Book Day 2020 authors

Authors Matt Haig, Anthony Horowitz and Greg James are among those featured on World Book Day’s 2020 list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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David Higham Associates launches third open day under-represented authors

David Higham Associates has announced it will host its third open day for under-represented writers in January 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author Linda Holmes shares her D.C. Dream Day with a four-legged friend

The host of NPR's "Pop Culture Happy Hour" podcast has written her debut novel, the romantic comedy "Evvie Drake Starts Over." Continue reading at The Washington Post

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LBF Author of the Day: Seno Gumira Ajidarma

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French bookshop chain Furet du Nord buys Decitre

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Bookshop Day 'went brilliantly', say booksellers

Bookshops up and down the country say they saw footfall increase on Saturday thanks to the Bookshop Day campaign, organised by Booksellers Association. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trollope and Wilson to be LBF Authors of the Day

Joanna Trollope and Jacqueline Wilson will attend London Book Fair as Authors of the Day, along with thriller writer David Baldacci, who will join as a “special guest”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anton Du Beke charms Zaffre with debut novel

Bonnier Zaffre has acquired "Strictly Come Dancing" star Anton Du Beke’s "sweeping historical" debut novel as a super lead for this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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