We've proved we can change - let's keep going

It’s been almost a year since the industry made the switch from being predominantly office based to working from home and essentially living at work. Frankfurt meetings went from being in a packed rights centre or brightly coloured stall to being completely online via Zoom. London Book Fair moved to June. Book launches went from being in our cosy, beloved bookstores to our living rooms – again, via Zoom. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-19 05:25:42 UTC ]
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