Tagged: independent bookshops

Indie marvels

Philip Jones praises the hard graft, expertise and imagination helping independent bookshops triumph. Read more

Advice to booksellers

Let's start with this: on the face of it there is not a lot for the author... Read more

Lock and key

Last week, the Ministry of Justice said it will allow independent booksellers to deliver to prisons, after applying online. Fives Leaves Bookshop owner... Read more

BA unveils Little Wing and Jummy at the River School as first 2022 books of the month

The Booksellers Association (BA) has announced Little Wing by Freya North (Welbeck) as its first Fiction Book of the Month for 2022 and Jummy at the River School by Sabine... Read more

New Beacon Books saved after crowdfunder raises £76k within days

The team at New Beacon Books, the UK's first Black specialist bookshop, has praised the “amazing support from the community” following a highly successful crowdfunding campaign which has not only saved... Read more

UK's first Black specialist bookshop New Beacon to close

The UK's first Black specialist bookshop is to shut its doors and move entirely online, as financial constraints jeopardise its future.  Read more

Strong festive footfall despite Covid but indies concerned lockdown may follow

Indie bookshops are reporting strong trading this Christmas despite the Covid-19 surge, though there is concern they could face a fresh lockdown after the festive... Read more

Booksellers confident in customer mask wearing but fear less festive footfall

Booksellers across England are gearing up to enforce compulsory mask wearing in their shops today, with many deploying additional safety signage and handing out free... Read more

Indies celebrate 'record-breaking' sales and high footfall on Bookshop Day

Booksellers across the UK celebrated another successful Bookshop Day on Saturday (9th October), with "record-breaking" sales and high footfall inspiring confidence in the lead up to Christmas... Read more

Winterson and Ince join Bookshop Day celebrations

Authors including Jeanette Winterson have been confirmed for the final programme of events celebrating Bookshop Day. Read more

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