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Brick and Mortar: The Future of the Physical BookshopFebruary 25, 2015
About eight months ago, an article appeared in Intelligent Life addressing the difficulties faced by physical bookshops in the era of the screen:
“In Britain, the number of independent bookshops fell by a third [down to 987] between 2005 and the end of 2013… in America, it fell from 2,400 to 1,900 between 2002 and 2011.”
Brick and Mortar: The Future of the Physical Bookshop
A Holiday Gift Guide for the Book Lovers in Your Life December 9, 2014
Buying a gift for a book lover can be tough. Everyone has different preferences when it comes to genres and authors, and then there is the great divide of eBook vs. hard copy. So what do you get for the avid readers in your life that will prove your thoughtfulness but also be sure to [...]
A Holiday Gift Guide for the Book Lovers in Your Life
2014 Boston Book Festival Raffle WinnerNovember 4, 2014
At this year's Boston Book Festival, Nicholas Brealey Publishing held a raffle to win three free books! The only requirement for entry was that you make a BBF Nicholas Brealey purchase.
Our lucky winner was Bonnie Adams and she chose 50 Self-Help Classics, 50 Psychology Classics, and The Innovation Zone.
Enjoy your books Bonnie, and thanks again [...]
2014 Boston Book Festival Raffle Winner
It’s That Time of Year Again, the Boston Book Festival!November 4, 2014
The sixth annual Boston Book Festival was held two weekends ago, October 23-25th in Copley Square. (Excuse us for the delay in posting, we've had much to catch up on in the office!) After a rainy couple of days, we were extremely happy to see the clouds subside and the temperature rise as it turned out to be [...]
It’s That Time of Year Again, the Boston Book Festival!
Know Your Crowdfunding Platforms: A Guide to Choosing the Right Home for Your ProjectOctober 9, 2014
It seems that the terms “crowdfunding” and “kickstarting” have become rather synonymous, but depending on your campaign, there may be other platforms just as suited to your needs. Let’s take a look at a couple of crowdfunding sites (including Kickstarter) and weigh the pros and cons of each.
Kickstarter has a great track record. With [...]
Know Your Crowdfunding Platforms: A Guide to Choosing the Right Home for Your Project
Has the Heyday of Public Libraries Come to a Close?October 2, 2014
For those of us who simply can’t let go of our affinity for physical books, it’s scary to think that in the age of the internet, libraries could become a relic of the past. Following the advancements and developments in dedicated e-readers and tablets, it seems as though e-books and online content could come out [...]
Has the Heyday of Public Libraries Come to a Close?
A Man, His Boots, and His Very Long WalkAugust 6, 2014
While many of us enjoy the occasionally evening stroll, there are few among us who would be brave enough to trek through an entire continent —passing hills, rivers, and mountains ranges— with only a century-old travel narrative serving as a guidebook. Author Nick Hunt, moved by Patrick Leigh Fermor's books and adventures, accomplished this improbable feat [...]
A Man, His Boots, and His Very Long Walk
(Not) Lost in TranslationJuly 14, 2014
How do you measure a book's success? You could tally up all the awards it won, count the number of weeks it made it on a bestsellers' list, read reviews by volleys of critics and readers, or... ask how many languages it's been translated into.
From The Bible to Harry Potter to our own titles such [...]
(Not) Lost in Translation
The British are ComingJuly 3, 2014
Call us official Anglophiles now! With Kate Fox's revised and updated edition of her bestselling Watching the English published by yours truly, Nicholas Brealey, it's hard not to learn - and like what you learn - about the people and culture of England.
"The British are coming," said Paul Revere a long long time ago, and to [...]
The British are Coming
Slow Travel: Finding Joy in the JourneyMay 1, 2014
Slow Travel: Finding Joy in the Journey
The 80/20 PrincipleApril 29, 2014
The 80/20 Principle
What is Neuromarketing, Anyway?April 16, 2014
What is Neuromarketing, Anyway?
Taking Over Small Business: The Ascent of WomanApril 3, 2014
Taking Over Small Business: The Ascent of Woman
Print Books Hold Their Own in the Face of eReading SurgeMarch 27, 2014
Print Books Hold Their Own in the Face of eReading Surge
Make History, Not Just a Business BlipMarch 19, 2014
Make History, Not Just a Business Blip