A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire ripped through a Waterstones Southampton store yesterday.
After 15 years of trading, the Blackwell's bookshop at the University of Portsmouth has closed after it was unable to come to an agreement about... Read more
Publishers and retailers are set to celebrate International Women's Day on Thursday (8th March) with a host of activities including events celebrating feminist texts, homepage... Read more
Stanfords’ managing director Tony Maher is to leave the travel business in March after five years at the helm, following a clash with the company’s... Read more
The heavy snow plaguing the UK and Ireland this week will "inevitably" have an impact on sales, retail chiefs have told The Bookseller, with several shops... Read more
The Booksellers Association (BA) now has its largest membership since records began with over 5,000 members.
Pan Macmillan has launched a competition for seven independent booksellers across the UK and Ireland to celebrate the 175th anniversary of parent company Macmillan.... Read more
Amazon will adapt the late Scottish author Iain M Banks’ acclaimed space opera Consider Phlebas 30 years after it was first published.... Read more
Lord Bird is to host a discussion about the recently-proposed Independent Bookshop Alliance at the House of Lords next month.
HarperCollins imprint HQ is teaming up with Borough Market and Waterstones to host a festival celebrating the “explosion” in popularity of plant-based food.
One of London’s oldest independent bookshops, Karnac, has moved to a new location on Finchley Road.
The first group of emerging playwrights to benefit from Audible's $5m fund will include two British writers: Gary McNair, from Glasgow, and James Fritz, from London. ... Read more
Connect Books has been sold to private equity firm Aurelius for just £6m – nearly half of the originally-agreed sale price.
Amazon has reportedly revealed it will axe a "small" number of roles and has not ruled out cutting jobs in the UK.
Theatre bookshop Samuel French has found a new home in the Royal Court theatre a year after rent hikes forced it to close.... Read more
Issue No 5781
Friday, May 25 2018
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