Exeter's branch of Blackwell’s is preparing a "19th-century love inn" with the city's Southernhay House Hotel.
Orion Fiction has snapped up the Anarchy series by Wattpad author Megan DeVos.
Octopus is hosting its first Nourish & Inspire Wellness Day in partnership with Waterstones Tottenham Court Road.
Amazon has denied allegations it penalises staff for toilet breaks or absence due to illness, after an author who worked undercover as an Amazon warehouse picker claimed UK workers "peed in bottles" for fear of taking breaks.... Read more
Amazon has launched an “international shopping experience” through an app which allows customers worldwide to browse and ship more than 45 million products from the... Read more
A window in London-based gay and lesbian bookshop Gay's the Word has been smashed.
Over 25 radical and independent bookshops are taking part in a two-week long celebration of feminist books in a bid to add to the debate... Read more
Nicholas Goodwin, the incoming chief financial officer of Bertrams Group, has said that under new owners private equity firm Aurelius, there will be investment in... Read more
The building housing Foyles’ iconic flagship store on London’s Charing Cross Road has been sold to real estate fund Brockton Capital for around £45m, according... Read more
Luxury catering company Feast and Waterstones Tottenham Court Road (TCR) have teamed up to present a four-part seasonal series of literary-inspired supper clubs.
W H Smith’s book sales fell 7% in the first six months of its financial year, but the retailer said it has seen some “encouraging... Read more
Mr B's bookshop co-owner Nic Bottomley has been elected as president of the Booksellers Association, taking over the role from Rosamund de la Hay, owner... Read more
Justin Adams, managing director of Connect Books (now Bertrams Group, following its purchase by investment company Aurelius in February), is to leave the company.... Read more
The increased visibility of international editions on Amazon’s Global Store is fuelling fears that the retailer’s approach is incompatible with local rights-based publishing.... Read more
Audiobook sales have doubled in the last five years, according to data from the Nielsen UK Books & Consumers survey.
Issue No 5797
Friday, April 20 2018
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