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Celebrating 2000 ‘Blue News’ Wednesdays

In 1971 Joyce Thorpe Nicholson was asked to a meeting of mainly educational publishers, who thought it would be a good idea for Thorpe to start a weekly trade newsletter, primarily for publishers to advise booksellers of price changes. Some 40 years later the Weekly Book Newsletter--or 'the Blue News' as...

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