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UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores
The trade association for the UKs booksellers says that following 20 years of decline, its membership counts 890 member-stores. n an announcement today (January 10) from their offices in Londons Bell Yard, the Booksellers Association reports a third year of gains in the number of sales outlets it counts among independent bookstores in Ireland and the UK.
Best books on addiction: Author Patricia Nicol recommends books focused on recovery
Apparently, most New Year’s resolutions will have faltered or failed by this coming weekend. Strava, the exercise logging app, has crunched its start-of-year stats to designate January 19 as ‘Quitters’ Day’. Yes, Sunday is the day on which folks are most likely to dress in their running togs to crack open a beer on the sofa.
A special bookshelf that gives a ‘floating-on-air’ feeling. The superhero character seems to easily stop the books from falling down to the ground.
The Cookbooks You Need for 2020, as Selected by Chefs
Chosen by Ella Risbridger, who says: Its not a stretch to say that Diana Henry is a huge part of the reason I am a food writer. Diana, to anyone who loves food and writing about food, needs no introduction: One of the leading lights of British cookery writing, she makes food you want to eat and writes about it in prose you want to read.
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Walter Mosley: ‘Everyone Can Write a Book.’
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