Tagged: Independent Bookshop Week

IBW 'raised the bar' but publishers 'could do more'

Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) “went up a gear” in 2018, according to Rosamund de la Hey, owner of St Boswell’s bookshop The Mainstreet Trading Company,... Read more

Pictures of the week

Judith Kerr celebrates turning 95 in this week's pictures round-up, while Five Leaves Bookshop brings back Feminist Book Fortnight and Nobrow teams up with The... Read more

IBW hails Bookshop Heroes

More than 420 indie bookshops are taking part in this year’s Independent Bookshop Week, which has been hailed as “bigger and better than ever” by... Read more

La Belle Sauvage events revealed for IBW

Drake The Bookshop will create its own La Belle Sauvage in tribute to the boat in Philip Pullman's recent bestselling novel, while former Faber m.d.... Read more

O’Farrell, Kay and Kerr make IBW shortlists

Maggie O’Farrell, Adam Kay and Judith Kerr are amongst the authors on the Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) Book Award shortlists, as voted for by independent... Read more

Judith Kerr and Philip Pullman join IBW celebrations

Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) will feature the 50th anniversary of The Tiger Who Came to Tea as well as Philip Pullman exclusives and a nationwide poet tour... Read more

Barry praises the importance of bookshops after winning IBW award

Sebastian Barry has said that bookshops have taken a “quantum leap” of importance in this “strange new world” upon winning the Independent Bookshop Week (IBW)... Read more

IBW events hot up as indie optimism increases

Exclusive bookshop editions, a Hachette author tour and national comic workshops are among the festivities lined up for this year’s Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) -... Read more

Macfarlane essay commissioned exclusively for indie bookshops

The Booksellers Association has commissioned an autobiographical essay by Robert Macfarlane to celebrate Independent Bookshop Week’s 10th anniversary. Read more

Carol Ann Duffy to tour UK for IBW

Poet Carol Ann Duffy will undertake a nationwide tour of independent bookshops this summer to support the 10th anniversary of Independent Bookshop Week. Read more

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