Foyles has opened its new future-facing bookstore at 107 Charing Cross Road and we take a look inside to see what’s new, old and out of this world.
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Waterstones MD James Daunt summed it up when he said in reaction to visiting the new Foyles: ‘This is a serious, serious investment in physical bookselling.’
At its annual awards ceremony, Children’s Books Ireland honored, among numerous others, Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick’s “Hagwitch” as Book of the Year.
James Zirn’s ‘Mother Court,’ a history of legal cases in the the Southern District of New York, recalls a failed attempt to censor Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ in the US.
Tablet Magazine profiles Halban Publishers, which they describe as ‘the best little Jewish publishing house in London.’
In appreciation of the reopening of London’s most famous bookshop, Foyles of Charing Cross Road, we look back on its history and into its future 107 ways.
The inaugural Australia & New Zealand Festival of Literature & Arts brought 130 authors and performers to London, showcasing the two nations’ talents.
In the Guardian, Pierre Astier and Laure Pecher examine the position of French publishers, noting they remain isolated by hidebound rights practices.
Maxim Leo’s bestselling memoir ‘Red Love’ won the European Book Prize in 2011, but it took the commitment of a small publisher to bring it to English-speakers.
The Guardian reports that some students are asking for warnings be included on books that contain potentially disturbing subjects like rape and war.