A new independent bookshop will open in the Dartmoor town of Okehampton this weekend, with Tolkien illustrator Alan Lee and children’s author Philip Reeve on hand to... Read more
The Booker Prize has reassured readers the £50,000 literary award has “not yet been decided” – after a bookshop mistakenly branded copies of Margaret Atwood’s The... Read more
Indie press Galley Beggar has warned of the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on publishing after learning of "crazy" government requirements on distribution, saying... Read more
Indie bookshop Pages will run a men-only writing course on womxn’s writing with a view to diversifying literature.
The Booksellers Association (BA) has launched the last of three rounds of Diversity & Inclusiveness Grants for its members.
Indie booksellers are split on the issue of David Cameron's upcoming memoir, with some not stocking the book, with others only ordering in a very... Read more
Hachette UK and the Booksellers Association have launched a new £5,000 Sceptre Bookshop Award for stores that make an outstanding contribution to their community. ... Read more
Amazon has apologised for the “technical error” which saw Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated The Testaments distributed to some pre-order customers almost a week ahead of the publication... Read more
Walthamstow Waterstones has reopened almost six weeks after sustaining a "minimal amount of damage" in a huge blaze across an east London shopping centre.... Read more
Caroline Summers is leaving her role as head of book sales for academic publisher Emerald and taking up a new post as sales director at... Read more
Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments has been sent out to some readers a week before publication due to “retailer error”.... Read more
Philip Pullman, Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell and MP Jess Phillips are among the authors lined up to take part in this year's Bookshop Day with a bumper... Read more
Karen Tomlinson, head of adult books at The Book People, will retire in September after 13 years with the company.
Notting Hill indie Lutyens & Rubinstein Bookshop will celebrate its 10th anniversary this autumn.
Blackwell's has opened its new campus bookshop at Nottingham Trent University.
Issue No 5856
Friday, September 20 2019
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