The fifth annual Parliamentary Book Awards from the UK’s booksellers’ and publishers’ associations again name three political titles of note.
In the States, S&S is working with Bookshop.org, and in Britain and Ireland, the Books Are My Bag program has Charlie Mackesy’s artwork.
The winners of the 2019 Parliamentary Book Awards are described as demonstrating ‘the contribution books make to the political discussions today.’
‘Issues that are important to the public today’ are examined in today’s three shortlists that the UK’s Parliamentary Book Awards held back—for the election.
The trade association for the UK’s booksellers says that following 20 years of decline, its membership counts 890 independent member-shops on its roster.
Vowing to ‘bear witness and support appropriate action,’ the four key trade associations in the UK publishing industry commit to combating misconduct.
By Roger Tagholm LONDON: A select group of UK independent booksellers has just returned from the American Bookseller’s Association Winter Institute in Washington DC, where they have had their heads turned around by the strides being made by US independents on the selling of e-books. US indie booksellers, in partnership with Google, are starting to sell e-books, a model that …