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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Read more

Top Five: Books to Inspire a Literary Outing

Britain is unique in not only the number of premier league writers it has produced, but in the volume of tourist attractions and other significant... Read more

Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year shortlist

An exploration of the landscape around a remote Cornish farmhouse, a study of the role of lemons in the Italian cultural landscape, and an account... Read more

Lonely Planet lines up new spiral-bound guides

Lonely Planet is publishing a new series of travel guides in April, called Make My Day (£5.99), with content also accessible via a dedicated app.... Read more

W H Smith reboots distribution operation

W H Smith (WHS) is increasing its focus on book distribution to its stores in a bid to make cost savings. The company’s book buyers... Read more

Jessica Fox's bookshop dream

A filmmaker for NASA, Jessica Fox gave it all up to work in a second-hand bookshop in Scotland Read more

Antarctica: ghosts in the fog

Explorer Gavin Francis remembers a very special journey during a solitary year spent in remote Antarctica Read more

Simon Armitage: In the wrong direction

The poet, appearing at Latitude Festival this weekend, explains how he found the 'globe granite underfoot' Read more

Reading across the USA

Crime fiction author Marcus Sakey gives a rambunctious tour of books around the US Read more

The spooky side to London

In this extract from the Not for Parents guide to London, the darkest parts of the city are uncovered Read more

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