Daunt on the double in The Bookseller's most influential list

Daunt on the double in The Bookseller's most influential list

Waterstones and Barnes & Noble c.e.o. James Daunt has become the first trade figure to be named person of the year for the second time in The Bookseller's annual listing of the most powerful and influential people in the British book trade.

The list has also been expanded from its traditional 100 to 150 entries, in order to salute those from vital areas in the trade, such as design and production, that may have been overlooked in past. Daunt was named The Bookseller 151st, the "extra" person who the selection committee deemed to have had the greatest impact on the UK's books world in 2019....

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