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What price culture?

Indie bookseller Peter Donaldson illustrates how heavy publisher discounts for online and direct-to-consumer retailers undermine sales through high street shops. Read more

The perfect Foyle?

Julia Kingsford considers the positives and negatives of Waterstones' recent acquisition of Foyles for both parties. Read more

The bookshop politic

Bookseller Catherine Barter argues that radical bookshops are becoming more needed in the current political climate. Read more

The opportunity of TEF

Blackwell's Scott Hamilton on the opportunity that the recent government White Paper on education provides for academic booksellers and publishers. Read more

A special place

Henry Hitchings introduces a collection of essays investigating the myriad pleasures, puzzles and possibilities of bookshops around the globe. Read more

Retail on the edge

Philip Jones on how the “designer bookshop” is becoming central to how high streets are reinventing themselves in the 21st century. Read more

Bookshop obscura

Philip Jones explores the reshaped landscape for book sales, from “non-traditional" retail outlets to revitalised "traditional" booksellers. Read more

#CivilisedSaturday? Publishing beyond parody

Kings Road Publishing's Nick Coveney asks if Civilised Saturday a wise branding exercise. Read more

Rumble, stumble

Booksellers heading to the Booksellers Association’s annual conference this weekend do so in better shape than they have been for years. There is growth in... Read more

The birthday party

On the occasion of its 20th birthday, The Bookseller would like to wish Amazon and its founder Jeff Bezos many happy returns. Amazon is a... Read more

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