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.
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.
A number of big releases from the larger publishers have been moved into August and September’s schedule, meaning there may be numerous Super Thursdays this... Read more
Germany is acclimatising to a ‘new normal’ as bookshops reopen across the country and customers start to return.
Waterstones and Blackwell’s are among the chain retailers hoping to reopen should bookshops be classified in the first batch of ‘non-essential’ businesses allowed to by... Read more
Editors and agents have backed escapism and feel-good fiction to succeed during the pandemic and in its aftermath, with Covid-19 fiction appearing to be some... Read more
Ireland’s print sales have seen a 29% decline in value over the period the country has been in lockdown compared to the same period in 2019.... Read more