Tagged: Tim Waterstone

'I wanted the Waterstone’s stores to be the most civilised and welcoming places in the world'

In an extract from his memoir, Waterstones founder Tim Waterstone describes the early days of the chain's creation.   Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features Pan Macmillan's annual women's fiction party, multiple book launches and PRH Children's 2019 showcase. Read more

Tim Waterstone: 'Childhood scars pushed me to create bookshop chain'

A difficult relationship with his father was one of the factors which pushed Tim Waterstone to succeed in establishing the bookshop chain that bears his... Read more

Tim Waterstone | 'It was very cleansing to write, but also to face the ugly stuff'

Philip Jones talks to Tim Waterstone about the founding of his eponymous high street chain and how his early years formed his view of bookselling.... Read more

Honours for Waterstone, Ishiguro, Beard and Calder

Tim Waterstone, founder of the eponymous bookshop chain Waterstones, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List with a knighthood for "services to bookselling and charity".... Read more

'Riveting' Tim Waterstone memoir on submission

A ‘riveting’ memoir by Waterstones founder Tim Waterstone is going out on submission to publishers this week. Read more

Business profile: Ian Owens, manager Waterstones Argyll Street

Felicity Wood talks to Ian Owens, the Bookseller Industry Award Manager of the Year, about transforming the Glasgow branch of Watersone's Read more

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