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Best-Selling Authors Donate Book Profits To Syrian Refugee Relief

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 10.08.2015 | Good News

Dozens of notable authors are getting on the same page to support the Syrian refugee relief. Beginning on Thursday, U.K. book retailer Waterstones is...

Alice -- Mark It With a Water Stone

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Now, once the digital enemy has been let inside the wonderland that is Waterstones, which of the two strong brands will dominate?

Is Hitler's Book 'The Perfect Present'?

Posted 07.29.2013 | Books

Britain's largest bookstore chain has apologized for promoting Adolf Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" (My Struggle) as "the perfect present" for Christmas, ...

How Will We Read: In Book Chains?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.09.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

If you've ever been to one of the 6 extraordinarily beautiful Daunt bookshops in London (a tourist attraction in travel guides) you will understand why people call James Daunt one of the all-time great booksellers.

Pottermore Defends Selling eBooks Directly

The Bookseller | Posted 08.27.2011 | Books

Pottermore has responded to retailers' frustrations over being unable to sell the Harry Potter e-books, saying the idea was to "ensure ease of availab...

What Did A Russian Billionaire Spend His Money On?

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 07.20.2011 | Books

Waterstone’s parent company HMV announced this morning that it would sell the UK book chain to Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut’s company, A&NN...

UK's Biggest Chain About To Fail, Pins Hopes On Social Book Selling App

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 07.19.2011 | Books

LONDON: Troubled UK chain Waterstone’s is pinning its hopes on the aNobii app which it officially launches next month....

Tim Waterstone

The Guardian | Alex Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

He was certainly bucking the trend when he started Waterstone's in 1982; he describes a grim landscape, in which the demise of the book was regularly ...

Waterstone's Founder's New Novel Features Real Book World Treachery

The Guardian | Vanessa Thorpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The entrepreneur Tim Waterstone, founder of the book chain that bears his name, has set an intriguing summer puzzle for his friends and former associa...

Rosie Alison, Shortlisted For Orange Prize, Got No Help From Husband, British Book Chain Founder Tim Waterstone

The Guardian | Mark Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It might be thought that being married to one of the best known and most influential names in the British books industry could open a few doors for a ...

John David California's Novel Attempt to Best J. D. Salinger: Read It and Weep

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

What's missing is the effortless character charisma Salinger provided. It does no damage to the 1951 bestseller. The Catcher in the Rye continues to stand on its own, unassailed.

Ian McEwan Short Story eBook Available FREE From Waterstone's

thebookseller.com | Graeme Neill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Waterstones.com is offering customers a free Ian McEwan short story as an e-book ahead of the release of his latest novel....

UK Chain Waterstone's Is Killing Bookselling

The Guardian | Stuart Jeffries | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"They simply treat books as a commodity," says Nicholas Spice, publisher of the London Review of Books, and one of the chain's sternest critics. "Ther...