With the Booksellers Association’s Academic, Professional & Specialist conference on the horizon (11th–13th March), I wanted to take this opportunity to take stock of the... Read more
Barely two weeks into 2015, and already the year is shaping up to be a humdinger. Booksellers are back! The print book... Read more
The number of independent bookshops in the UK has fallen for the 11th year in a row, according to the Booksellers Association’s annual membership figures,... Read more
The Booksellers Association of Ireland has launched a manifesto calling for the Irish government to reconsider its controversial national library tender scheme due to commence... Read more
The daughter of missing Hong Kong publisher Gui Minhai has called for the US to help secure his release.
Independent booksellers face a potentially toxic cocktail of pressures as the new National Minimum Wage (introduced in April), business rates rises and looming changes to... Read more
Poet Carol Ann Duffy will undertake a nationwide tour of independent bookshops this summer to support the 10th anniversary of Independent Bookshop Week.
Richard Osman, writer and presenter of BBC One quiz show “Pointless”, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Booksellers Association Conference. Held at Warwick... Read more
The UK Booksellers Association has taken a lead role in pressing for a regulatory investigation into Amazon, The Bookseller can reveal. The association submitted a... Read more
Publishers must shape their own policies on allowing their titles to be digitally loaned in libraries, according to Publishers Association c.e.o. Richard Mollet. His comments... Read more