Scottish Book Trade conference calls for cultural change as Brexit looms

The cloud of Brexit hung over the Scottish Book Trade conference, although the mood of the day was one of optimism and resilience. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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