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
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.
Hachette UK and Bloomsbury have changed their office return plans, with some staff not fully returning until October due to Covid-19 concerns.
Ebury Press has acquired three new non-fiction books from Michael Rosen exploring trauma, recovery and language.
Booksellers are planning to continue some level of Covid-19 safety measures, despite the government’s scrapping of all mandatory precautions in England, including face masks and social... Read more