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Unity Books Auckland wins Bookstore of the Year award at LBF

Unity Books Auckland has won the Bookstore of the Year Award at the 2020 London Book Fair International Excellence Awards.

Unity Books was cited for for ‘their wonderful and “dangerously tempting” store, and for developing career booksellers, growing their business substantially, and their commitment and actions to become carbon zero by 2025’.

The shortlist for the award, which was open to all bookstores outside the UK, also included Estonian bookshop Rahva Raamat AS and Yemen Bookstore in Yemen. Unity Books Wellington was shortlisted for the same award in 2019.

The International Excellence Awards, which are held in partnership with the UK Publishers Association, are presented in 16 categories, including academic and scholarly publishing, audiobook publishing and educational publishing, alongside awards for library of the year and literary festival of the year. To see all the winners, click here.


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