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The academic epidemic

With the Booksellers Association’s Academic, Professional & Specialist conference on the horizon (11th–13th March), I wanted to take this opportunity to take stock of the... Read more

The noise and fury

Barely two weeks into 2015, and already the year is shaping up to be a humdinger. Booksellers are back! The print book... Read more

BA and Egmont fund reading project for reluctant readers

The Booksellers Association and Egmont UK will this summer give children aged 7-11 £10 book tokens to help reluctant readers enjoy reading for pleasure. Read more

Lucy Strange novel is BA’s children’s book of the month

Our Castle by the Sea by Lucy Strange (Chicken House) is January’s Independent Booksellers’ Children’s Book of the Month, chosen by the Booksellers Association’s children’s... Read more

The Storm Keeper’s Island is BA’s children’s book of the season

The Storm Keeper’s Island by Catherine Doyle (Bloomsbury Children’s) is this winter’s Independent Booksellers Children’s Book of the Season.... Read more

Harari and Kennedy vie for Parliamentary Book Awards

Books from Ruth Davidson, Alan Johnson, Tessa Jowell, Helena Kennedy and Yuval Noah Harari are shortlisted for the 2018 Parliamentary Book Awards, as the list highlights... Read more

BA puts a stop to Civilised Saturday

The Booksellers Association (BA) has revealed it will not run a centralised variation of Civilised Saturday in 2018 following feedback with its members. Read more

BA reveals its diversity grant winners

Independent bookshops in Newcastle, London, Edinburgh and Bedford are among 15 named in the first tranche of shops set to receive funding to help them... Read more

Trade bodies welcome European Parliament’s vote for draft copyright directive

The Publishers Association, the Booksellers Association and the Society of Authors have all welcomed the European Parliament's vote in favour of the new draft copyright... Read more

Mood has shifted towards bookshops, says Bottomley

The media is wakening up to the threat posed to the high street by Amazon, and the contribution made to wider society by bookshops, Booksellers... Read more

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