Novels by Philippa Gregory, Christy Lefteri and Mike Gayle are among the six-strong line-up for the Richard & Judy Book Club this spring.... Read more
Crickhowell store Book-ish in south Wales was forced to close on Monday after flooding in the town from storm Dennis meant bookselling staff could not... Read more
Waterstones is seeking alternative premises for its Camden branch after failing to agree a new lease with the landlord, forcing it to close at the... Read more
The Booksellers Association (BA) and more than 50 major retailers are calling on the government to take the first steps towards fundamental business rates reform... Read more
A pair of Prosecco-drinking burglars have been sentenced after police caught the two men knocking back alcohol during a break-in at Gay's the Word bookshop. ... Read more
Hilary Mantel will sign copies of The Mirror & the Light in Waterstones Piccadilly for 200 lucky fans on the eve of its publication, it was announced today,... Read more
Waterstones recorded a profit of £22.7m last year, up 39% on 2018, as the retailer highlighted a lack of significant bestselling titles with sales increasing... Read more
DK is inviting Scottish booksellers to an Edinburgh event where senior members of the company will discuss their publishing with retailers.
A new indie bookshop is opening in Ipswich, fulfilling the lifelong dream of its owner Andrew Marsh.
Puffin has signed Blue Planet II by Leisa Stewart-Sharpe, the first in a brand-new series of four major non-fiction books in collaboration with BBC Earth.... Read more
Amazon's 2019 sales increased 20% to $280.5bn and enjoyed a bumper Christmas period with sales up 21% on the previous year, according to its latest... Read more
Academic Book Week has issued a list of 10 academic books on the environment as its ‘Recommended Reads’ for the 2020 event.
The Portobello Bookshop in Edinburgh has triumphed as the inaugural winner of the National Book Tokens Newcomer of the Year award.
Amazon is set to receive a multi-million pound tax rebate following a legal row over business rates at its Rugeley warehouse.
Waterstones chief operating officer Kate Skipper has announced a string of operational changes with former bookseller Luke Taylor appointed as retail director. ... Read more
Issue No 5874
Friday, February 21 2020
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