Tagged: Covid-19

Booksellers in England and Wales rejoice as doors are thrown open to customers

A number of booksellers from across England and Wales have reported an ‘amazing’ spell of trading after being allowed to reopen again to customers this... Read more

The ancient well

 In Martin Latham’s excellent new book The Bookseller’s Tale (Particular Books), the manager of Waterstones Canterbury reminds us that we are all book peddlers, hustlers... Read more

2020 sideswipe

Future historians of the book business will have a problem when they look back on 2020. Read more

This may not destroy you

In Michaela Coel’s excellent BBC TV series “I May Destroy You”, her character Arabella’s journey concludes in a bookshop with the launch of her self-published... Read more

Needful things

Some weeks are sent to test us. This is one of them. On Monday, we learned that bookshops could be part of a first wave... Read more

Call the author

Nobody wants a story when they cannot breathe, wrote author Sarah Perry, in a piece published in the Guardian last week, that detailed her passing... Read more

Locked down, but not out

Last week I wrote, in respect of the coronavirus, that decisions taken in good faith one day, may go bad the next. Read more

Bloomsbury staff must be vaccinated before office return

Bloomsbury has said it will now require staff to be vaccinated before returning to its offices from July. Read more

Newton pays tribute to Bloomsbury India colleagues after Covid-19 deaths

Bloomsbury c.e.o. Nigel Newton has paid tribute to Bloomsbury India's Aravind Murthy and Yogesh Sharma after they passed away from Covid-19.... Read more

Profile snaps up infectious disease expert Farrar's take on Covid-19

Profile books will publish Spike – The Virus v The People: The Inside Story by leading scientist Sir Jeremy Farrar, one of the first experts to alert the... Read more

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