Stanfords opens food bookshop in new joint venture

Travel book specialists Stanfords has opened a specialist food bookshop in a joint venture with street food pioneers KERB "to showcase London’s food and cultural history through literature". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Angry Robot finds deals through Open Door

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/11/2011 - 15:39 Angry Robot has books by two debut authors following its "Open Door Month", in which un-agented authors could submit their works directly to the publisher. Editor Lee Harris negotiated both deals, each for world rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA: 'end charity bookshop concessions'

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 11/11/2011 - 07:35 The Booksellers Association is calling for the end of tax and business rate concessions for charity bookshops, saying that they represent "unfair competition" to high street booksellers. The call comes amid claims... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paolini eyes sci-fi for next venture

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 10/11/2011 - 09:00 Christopher Paolini is likely to turn his hand to science fiction for his next work, as the final book in his epic Inheritance Cycle series is published this week. The series has sold 4.5m in export and UK sales, including... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops take to the clouds to keep up with the literary e-volution

THE ebook revolution has gathered pace with Sydney's independent bookstores introducing ebook kiosks from today and Dymocks announcing a partnership with Google to deliver ebooks online. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2011-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles in Westfield Stratford City to open in 10 days

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 31/10/2011 - 08:05 Foyles' seventh branch, in Westfield Stratford City shopping centre, is due to open on 10th November. The shopping centre site, situated near the London Olympic Stadium, opened in September but Foyles delayed its own opening... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three bookshops lauded by Parliament

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 14:20 Three bookshops were among the top 10 retailers to be recognised in the Parliamentary Small Shops Competition. Kemptown Bookshop in Brighton won a trophy for coming third in the competition, run by the Independent Retailers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon/TBD merger "could put bookshops out of business"

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 15:55 The Booksellers Association has said the Office of Fair Trading's decision to clear the merger between Amazon and The Book Depository will give Amazon more power to put its competitors out of business. The OFT announced today... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop turns publisher

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 09:00 The co-owner of the Big Green Bookshop has launched his own publishing company and is set to release his first book with author Greg Stekelman. Simon Key, co-owner of the independent bookshop based in Wood Green, London, has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Norfolk Police opens Bertrams fraud probe

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 15:34 Norfolk Police has begun an investigation into a £1.9m fraud alleged to have taken place at Bertrams. The Norwich-based wholesaler originally revealed it had discovered an employee had been “fraudulently controlling” a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hughes & Hughes opens in former Waterstone's store

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 07:50 Hughes & Hughes has opened a branch in a former Dublin Waterstone’s store, creating 14 jobs. The bookseller claimed the outlet in Dublin’s Jervis Centre is the country’s first pop-up bookshop. The 6,000 square-metre space... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road launches Iconic E-Books

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 15:19 Digital publisher Open Road is launching a new imprint, Iconic E-books, with Erica Jong's Fear of Flying and Alice Walker's The Color Purple to be among its first titles. The Iconic E-Books titles will be those that have... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The bookshop revolution

Coffee, food, wine ... it takes a lot more than books to keep a bookseller in the black these days. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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BA urges government action to protect bookshops

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 18:41 High street bookshops need help from the government if their presence there is to continue, the c.e.o. of the Booksellers Association has said. Tim Godfray called on the government to give rate relief to businesses with a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette opens Dubai office

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 12:08 Hachette UK is opening a sales and marketing office in Dubai to cover the Middle East, with Matt Cowdery taking on the role of sales manager, Middle East. Group commercial director Richard Kitson said: "The establishment... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London indies fund new bookshop map

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 08:47 London's independents have joined forces to publish a map of the city's bookshops. The London Bookshop Map features 87 indies from across the city including ones selling new, antiquarian, specialist and second hand titles. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Eye-opening" shortlist revealed for Royal Society prize

Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 08:30 Titles on words, waves and the periodic table have made it through to the final six for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books, described as an "intensely rewarding and eye-opening" shortlist by the judges. Guy Deutscher’s Through the Language... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens digital lending across US

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 12:05 Amazon has made books for the Kindle available across 11,000 local libraries in the United States. Customers can search for books on their local library's website and choose a book to borrow. Once selected, customers can choose... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Warehouse takes over Travel Bookshop site

Written By: Benedicte Page and Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 10:14 The Travel Bookshop premises in Notting Hill will reopen as a bookshop this week after The Book Warehouse acquired the lease to one-half of the building from the Travel Bookshop's founder Sarah Anderson. read... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith "delighted" as Westfield Stratford opens

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 16:07 W H Smith said it is “delighted” to have a new branch in Westfield Stratford City as the £1.45bn complex opened its doors for the first time to customers today (13th September). The branch is based on the lower ground floor of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retailers hail strong and open Christmas

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 12/09/2011 - 09:15 Comic actor James Corden, star chef Jamie Oliver and actress Joanna Lumley are among the most hotly tipped authors for Christmas 2011, with retailers looking to capitalise on one of the strongest... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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