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Open letter: on booksellers

Open letter: on booksellers

In praise of booksellers and of bookshops by Bridget Collins, author.   Read more

Industry heads predict resurgence in 2021 and urge support for bookshops

Senior figures from across the publishing industry have shared their predictions for the year ahead with The Bookseller, with support for high-street retailers and further... Read more

Quercus unveils new logo and celebrates with bookseller tour

Quercus has rebranded with a new logo to reflect its “independence, dynamism, warmth, creativity and ambition”, celebrating the move by visiting 85 bookshops across the UK.... Read more

Ex-Review manager Wengraf raises £10k for new Glasgow shop

Former Review Bookshop manager Katia Wengraf has raised more than £10,000 online to help fund her new independent store, Mount Florida Books, in a former... Read more

Disappointment as extended Covid-19 restrictions hit events and office return

Members of the trade say they are disappointed and will have to adapt their live events and office return plans after Prime Minister Boris Johnson delayed... Read more

Europa Editions launches prize draw for booksellers

Europa Editions is running a prize draw for booksellers to celebrate the upcoming publication of Fresh Water for Flowers, by French author Valérie Perrin.... Read more

Scottish booksellers shocked after Sturgeon delays reopening to 26th April

Booksellers in Scotland have expressed confusion and upset over not being able to reopen until late April, after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced her restriction easing plan on Tuesday (16th March). ... Read more

AbeBooks' withdrawal 'sparks bookseller strike'

The decision of Amazon-owned website AbeBooks.com to withdraw from Hungary, the Czech Republic, South Korea and Russia has reportedly sparked an international protest of antiquarian booksellers.... Read more

Booksellers 'reluctant' to stock romance, claims Choc Lit m.d

The "snobbery" of booksellers in not stocking or promoting romance titles is "giving Amazon a huge advantage" and driving more sales through online channels, m.d.... Read more

Retailers praise 'excellent' Man Booker longlist

Retailers have praised the 2015 Man Booker Prize longlist as “excellent” and containing a “rather lovely mix” of publishers. However literary agent David Godwin... Read more

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