Fri, 17/05/2013 - 09:40
A “strong and diverse” shortlist for the Goldsboro Books and Historical Writers Association debut historical fiction prize 2013 has been revealed.
Judges have already predicted a hard-fought contest between titles to claim the final prize, with Goldsboro Books owner David Headley saying “picking a winner will be...
Mon, 06/08/2012 - 07:55
London booksellers say trade has continued slow as the predicted Olympic boost fails to materialise.
Miriam Robinson, head of marketing at Foyle's, said: "It is not the second Christmas that some were hoping for. We definitely saw an uplift in activity in the second half of this week but we had a quiet last...
Thu, 19/07/2012 - 08:50
Two books published by indies have made the shortlist for the first Historical Writers Association/Goldsboro Prize for Best Debut Historical Novel, alongside titles from Picador and Doubleday.
The four shortlisted titles are Partitions by Amit Majmudar (Oneworld); The Emperor's Gold by Robert Wilton (Corvus);...
Fri, 16/09/2011 - 08:10
London independent Goldsboro Books is sponsoring a new prize for debut historical fiction from the Historical Writers Association.
The inaugural prize will be for the best debut published in the UK in 2010 and 2011 and will be presented at the independent bookshop’s History in the Court Festival on 27th September 2012.
Mon, 27/06/2011 - 08:37
A London indie has called for more retailers to sign up to Independent Booksellers Week next year to help increase publicity for the event.
David Headley, co-owner of Goldsboro Books in Cecil Court, London, said the week-long focus on independent booksellers—which ran from 18th–25th June—was a “wonderful thing...
Thu, 16/06/2011 - 09:18
Goldsboro Books has revealed it is on track for a record-breaking financial year after moving premises in March.
The 12-year-old independent London bookshop, which specialises in first edition signed copies, said May prevailed as its “best ever” month of sales since it was founded.
The bookshop also announced its...
Thu, 03/02/2011 - 14:07
Central London independent Goldsboro Books is expanding to a new premises more than double its size.
The retailer, is currently based in Cecil Court in a 40 square metre premises. However, at the end of March the store is moving to a new site in the same street that is a 90 square metre shop.
Managing director and co-owner...