Tagged: Covid

Well done

Well done

Do you know when I really start to feel like it’s Christmas? Read more

The Bookseller Rising Stars: Introducing the Class of 2021

The annual selection of the book trade’s up-and-comers shows a group with a determined, DIY ethos, often working to advance the trade as a whole... Read more

Moving the goalposts

Another week, another shifting of goalposts. Read more

Up, up and awry

Last week, Nielsen reported that based on estimated data the UK print book market grew 5.2% by volume in 2020, and rose 5.5% by value,... Read more

Long live the book tour

Long live the book tour

The bestselling crime writer reflects on how Covid-19 may alter the landscape of promotional book tours­—and shares a tale or two of tours past...... Read more

Turn, turn, turn

If we are fortunate, then this past week may come to be seen as a turning point: the victory of president-elect Joe Biden; the announcement... Read more

Irrational numbers

As I mentioned during the summer Bloomsbury has become something of a bellwether publisher for the sector, being the only big trade publisher releasing regular... Read more

Workers re-assemble

Last week, the UK government’s skills assessment website hit the headlines after chancellor Rishi Sunak suggested that individuals working in the Covid-hit arts sectors should... Read more

Hybrid festival campaign wins support as events organisers reveal 2022 plans

As uncertainty around live events continues in the wake of soaring Covid-19 cases, a campaign to keep literary festivals hybrid and accessible to all has garnered hundreds... Read more

University presses report robust year despite challenges of the pandemic

University presses have had to adapt to the challenges brought on by Covid-19 and delays in the supply chain but many are making the most... Read more

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