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
Future historians of the book business will have a problem when they look back on 2020.
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
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
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
Last week I wrote, in respect of the coronavirus, that decisions taken in good faith one day, may go bad the next.
A survey conducted by The Bookseller found most staffers in the children’s publishing sector were optimistic concerning its odds of surviving, and thriving, in a... Read more
The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19... Read more
In an exclusive interview with The Bookseller, Waterstones m.d. James Daunt says the chain is set to reopen in England on Monday, and he does... Read more
"Eager" customers have "welcomed" the opening of bookstores in Ireland this week, The Bookseller has heard.