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French lawmakers take aim at Amazon to protect local bookshops

Oct 03, 2013

French lawmakers take aim at Amazon to protect local bookshops

French lawmakers on Thursday took aim at Amazon to protect local bookshops by voting through a law that bars online booksellers from offering free delivery to customers on top of a maximum 5 percent discount on books #Literature #France #Paris #TechBuzz #Amazon #discounts #online sales #booksellers #local bookshops #home delivery
The death of a bookstore: Why Pune's twistntales is closing down

Feb 23, 2013

The death of a bookstore: Why Pune's twistntales is closing down

The world of retail is witnessing a strange paradox. Although more Indians are reading books today and publishing is on an upswing, bookshops in various cities are shutting down one after the other. #CultureDecoder #bookshops

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The death of a bookstore: Why Pune's twistntales is closing down

Jul 21, 2014

Mazher Mahmood: the 'fake sheikh' whose investigations divided opinion

Reporter has been praised for uncovering crime but also criticised for methods during 30-year career Mazher Mahmood was 21 when he bought his first "fake sheikh" outfit for £12 from an Islamic bookshop in Birmingham. It was 1984, he was a freelance r... #United Kingdom #Princess Diana #Paul Burrell #News of the World #Tulisa Contostavlos
The death of a bookstore: Why Pune's twistntales is closing down

Jun 30, 2014

Artist Su Blackwell creates stunning flower arrangements made entirely from pages of vintage books

London-based artist Su Blackwell trawls second-hand bookshops, car-boot sales and markets for titles that inspire her... #United Kingdom #Princess Diana #Paul Burrell #News of the World #Tulisa Contostavlos
The death of a bookstore: Why Pune's twistntales is closing down

Jul 24, 2014

Blockbuster exhibitions: see incredible historical art on your own doorstep

Australia has been playing host to some of the world's greatest European art but is it akin to the Hollywood-isation of cinema? The National Gallery of Victoria has many splendid attractions to be found within its doors, including a fine permanent co... #Hollywood #Australia #Madrid #Melbourne #Victoria (Australia)