Tagged: Meryl Halls

Booksellers urge government to 'act quickly' on 'Amazon tax'

News that the government may bring in an ‘Amazon tax’ to help “rebalance the playing field” between physical and online retailers has been welcomed by... Read more

Bookmarks calls for solidarity after 'frightening' attack by far-right mob

Socialist London bookshop Bookmarks was attacked over the weekend by a "far-right mob" and is now calling for solidarity following the "Nazi attack". Read more

Indie bookshops to promote Kat Wolfe Investigates this summer

The BA Children’s Bookselling Group has revealed Lauren St. John’s Kat Wolfe Investigates (Macmillan Children's) as its next Independent Booksellers Children’s Book of the Season for Summer.... Read more

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

Booksellers urged to tackle diversity with £50k worth of grants

The Booksellers Association has unveiled a raft of measures to improve diversity in bookselling, including handing out £50,000 worth of grants to bookshops. Read more

Bradshaw leaves Bloomsbury for BA

Emma Bradshaw is leaving Bloomsbury Children’s Books to become the Bookseller Association’s new head of campaigns. Read more

Bottomley takes over BA presidency

Mr B's bookshop co-owner Nic Bottomley has been elected as president of the Booksellers Association, taking over the role from Rosamund de la Hay, owner... Read more

Indie bookshops to promote Hardy's 'evocative' Brightstorm

Vashti Hardy's Brightstorm (Scholastic) has been revealed as the next Independent Booksellers Children’s Book of the Season for Spring by the BA Children’s Bookselling Group. ... Read more

Booksellers Association sees highest membership since records began

The Booksellers Association (BA) now has its largest membership since records began with over 5,000 members. Read more

Book trade is 'custodian of empathy', Scotland conference hears

The book trade is a “custodian of empathy” and plays a vital part in reminding the world of the universality of the human condition, writer and broadcaster Sally... Read more

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