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Assange savages "duplicitous" Canongate

The Bookseller – 2011-09-22

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 09:19 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has accused Canongate of "old-fashioned opportunism and duplicity" over it publishing his memoir today without his approval. Canongate made the...
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Book Warehouse takes over Travel Bookshop site

The Bookseller – 2011-09-20

Written By: Benedicte Page and Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 10:14 The Travel Bookshop premises in Notting Hill will reopen as a bookshop this week after The Book Warehouse acquired the lease to one-half of the building from the...
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de Montchalin new French BA president

The Bookseller – 2011-09-20

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 08:50 The French Booksellers Association has elected vice-president Matthieu de Montchalin to succeed Benoît Bougerol as president, according to the French trade publication Livres...
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"Daunt model" to be applied to Waterstone's

The Bookseller – 2011-09-12

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 12/09/2011 - 09:06 Waterstone's is thought to be organising the management of its stores into groups of bookshops with similar profiles, following a structure akin to that of Daunt Books. M.d. James...
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Big Green Bookshop launches three for two

The Bookseller – 2011-09-09

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 16:39 The Big Green Bookshop is marking the scrapping of the iconic decade-long Waterstone's three for two offer by launching its own. For one day only (10th September) the London...
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Blackwell revamps website for new term

The Bookseller – 2011-09-07

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 09:50 Blackwell has revamped its website in time for the new academic year, adding online recommendations from in-store staff. The academic retailer was the first bookshop to go online...
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Last bookshop in Southwold to close

The Bookseller – 2011-09-06

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 08:50 The last bookshop in Southwold is closing down next week after its owner Booksource sold the lease. Selling both second-hand and new books, independent Bookthrift was the last...
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Dark week for indies as four close

The Bookseller – 2011-09-01

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 07:53 Four independent bookshops with a combined total of 175 years on the high street have announced their closure within a week, blaming their downfall on high rates, competition from...
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Finland's largest bookchain on verge of sale

The Bookseller – 2011-08-31

Written By: Raili Seppänen Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 14:55 The largest bookshop chain in Finland is on the verge of being sold to the country's second-largest publisher, in a deal worth €27.5m (£24.3m). The deal will see Otava become...
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Indies form Alliance of Radical Booksellers

The Bookseller – 2011-08-26

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 07:13 A coalition of "left-leaning political bookshops" is to launch in October, creating a support network for independent booksellers. The Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB) will...
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Pritchard's fourth indie in a week to close

The Bookseller – 2011-08-25

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 07:40 Pritchard's Bookshop has become the fourth independent this week to announce its closure, shutting its doors for the last time next month after 50 years of trading. The bookshop,...
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Waterstone's Kennedy buys indie in Ealing

The Bookseller – 2011-08-25

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 14:30 Former Waterstone’s head of range Fiona Kennedy has set up a bookshop in Ealing in west London after a “serendipity moment” led her to fulfill a lifelong dream. read more
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Derwent Bookshop latest indie to shut

The Bookseller – 2011-08-24

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 08:53 Derwent Bookshop in Cumbria has become the latest independent bookshop to signal its closure, blaming competition from other vendors, the existence of e-books and internet...
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High street "a goner" says Cumbrian indie owner

The Bookseller – 2011-08-24

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 15:16 The owner of Derwent Bookshop has declared the British high street “a goner” as the only bookshop in Workington is forced to close after 33 years. The Cumbrian store will shut...
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The Harbour Bookshop may be saved

The Bookseller – 2011-08-23

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 08:28 A bookshop founded by A A Milne's son may be saved from closure as the owners enter tentative talks with new buyers. The Harbour Bookshop in Dartmouth was opened 60 years ago by...
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Travel Bookshop to close in two weeks

The Bookseller – 2011-08-23

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 09:15 The Travel Bookshop in west London, which was made famous by the Hugh Grant film "Notting Hill", is closing down in two weeks' time. The London shop on Blenheim Crescent was...
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James Patterson declared world's best-paid author by Forbes magazine

Guardian – 2011-08-19

Patterson earned $84m in the year to April 2011, Danielle Steel $35m, Stephen King $28m and Janet Evanovich $22m The world's highest-paid author padded to the windows of his magnificent, yellow, colonial-style mansion overlooking the sea at Palm...
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Indie opened by A A Milne's son to close after 60 years

The Bookseller – 2011-08-18

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 12:15 A Dartmouth bookshop opened by the son of Winnie-the-Pooh author A A Milne is closing down after 60 years. The Harbour Bookshop on Fairfax Place was opened in 1951 by Christopher...
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Book sales slump £1m in riot-riddled week

The Bookseller – 2011-08-16

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 16/08/2011 - 16:03 Spending on printed books slumped £1.1m last week, as the UK riots caused retailers to shut stores early and the public to avoid the high street. Although bookshops remained...
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French government lauds independents

The Bookseller – 2011-08-15

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Mon, 15/08/2011 - 08:41 Paris bookshop Shakespeare & Co is among the 46 bookshops to be nationally recognised as libraires indépendantes de référence (LIR). read more
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