Book sales resist big freeze

Book sales resist big freeze 27.12.10 The last full week of sales before Christmas raises hope for the last few days of the year. Spending at UK booksellers jumped 12.3% week-on-week last week, despite widespread reports that the big freeze had badly affected bookselling in the last month (a Synovate footfall estimate of a 20% drop in shoppers). According to Nielsen BookScan data, spending at UK... read more

Magamind, a children’s movie with an unexpected twist.

  04.12.2010 Everyone should watch “Megamind”, the new Dreamworks’ film, directed by Tom McGrath and written by Alan J. Schoolcraft & Brent Simons. The plot is impressively original and profound, something the trailer very wisely avoid to show, maybe not not spoil the ‘surprise’, or maybe not to put off some people who might think the film is too serious and intelligent for their... read more