Monthly Archives: November 2011

Amazon’s appetite for destruction: welcome to the jungle

Old news is still news. Or something along those lines. The unthinkable and unwanted, yet inevitable, happened on the 26th of October. News that booksellers, publishers and some book lovers had been dreading for the past four months: the Amazon … Continue reading

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The Booker Plight shortlist

It’s that time of the year again: whispers, murmurs and tedious droning about the quality of the Booker Prize shortlist which was announced this Tuesday. There’s just no way to please the sceptics is there? If you put all the … Continue reading

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The end of an era – a new daun(t)?

The end of an era. A new dawn. No, I am not referring to the fact that I recently got married, but rather to the fact that Waterstone’s will imminently be bringing its iconic 3 for 2 book offer to … Continue reading

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