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.
W H Smith has been boosted by a "strong performance" of its travel stores as the retailer says it expects full year results to be... Read more
A new independent bookshop will open its doors to customers in Bourne, Lincolnshire this weekend.
A Big Green Bookshop crowdfunder to get copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into schools across the UK has raised more than £11,000 in a... Read more
Police are investigating after burglars broke into London's Housmans Bookshop and stole the store's cash drawer and charity box last week.
Retailers are gearing up for the biggest publishing event of the year with plans for midnight openings, competitions and special book clubs for the release... Read more
Indie bookshops Red Lion and Rogan's Books have triumphed in a competition to win funding to celebrate the publication of The Testaments by Margaret Atwood. ... Read more
Issue No 5870
Friday, January 24 2020
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