Tag Archives: Books

International Women’s Day: our favourite female writers

By | March 8, 2012

Exciting news in the Bloomsbury offices today as 3 of our female authors have been longlisted for the Orange Prize! This is especially significant as today is International Women's Day. In celebration of this, we've decided to take a look at some of our favourite female writers in the Bloomsbury office and included some exclusive previews for you… Read More »

I lost my baggage in Sacramento

By | March 7, 2012

Day 3 of our photo blog Alain de Botton describing the baggage claim in A Week at the Airport: “. . . in the end, there was something irremediably melancholic about the business of being reunited with one’s luggage. After hours in the air free of encumbrance, spurred to formulate hopeful plans for the future… Read More »

“Pick a nice spot for your library” – the airport departure lounge

By | March 6, 2012

Day 2 of our photo blog The next instalment in our Airports photo week takes us into the advertising world… “Pick a nice spot for your library” (© 2006 Sony Electronics Inc.) ‘In 2006 Sony ran an ad for the Reader (an early e-reading device, to be followed by the more successful Amazon Kindle and Apple iPad,… Read More »

Simply Books at the Minneapolis airport

By | March 5, 2012

Day 1 of our photo blog Last week our author Christopher Schaberg's guest post included a lovely photo of Brad Pitt. I immediately thought to myself, 'this man has good taste in photos'. Another quick look through Christopher's book affirmed this to me. And so was born the Airports photo week! Each day this week I… Read More »