‘I needed somebody who could publish a work of this magnitude,’ says Cornwell of her new nonfiction work from Amazon Publishing. Her UK tour starts today.
Foyles expands its ‘Bookshop of the Future’ concept beyond London with the opening of its new ‘physical meets digital’ bookstore in Birmingham.
Discussions as the International Translation Day conference focused on how to sell more literary translations, with an emphasis on sales and marketing.
Technology is giving UK booksellers hope in their battle against Amazon, including a new web extension, Bookindy, that finds a local book price for you.
Foyles Book Search is a unique app that enables customers to find the location of a physical book within the confines of Foyle’s Charing Cross bookstore.
Books do furnish a room, but according to many in the publishing industry, the fear is that emails, online video texts and tweets will prevent them being read.
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.
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.’
Bookshops are an essential link between readers and authors, which is just one reason why we need to save them, say a prominent UK bookseller and UK journalist.
UK bookstores are experimenting with exclusive chapters and other offers to lure customers into stores and away from online shopping at Amazon, but some doubt its efficacy.
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