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Sue Beaton in Plymouth, UK, 8th August 1999
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July 20, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Sue Beaton in Plymouth, UK, 8th August 1999

An email from Sue Beaton (in Plymouth) discussed some kind of wizardy book for children, along with a bit of local astronomical trivia and a request for book trade gossip…

Staff meeting agenda, 3rd May 1999
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July 20, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Staff meeting agenda, 3rd May 1999

A busy meeting of procedure refinements, planning for a possible book club and congratulating staff for preventing two aspiring shoplifters from realising their dreams.    

Demon Profession recall, 18th June 1998
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July 16, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Demon Profession recall, 18th June 1998

Sometimes we are asked to remove books from sale because of inaccuracies or actual or potential litigation. This example is from HarperCollins, publishers of The Demon Profession by Michael Laws….

Big Month, March 1997
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July 10, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Big Month, March 1997

In 1997, this programme of advertisements, events and preparations counted as an exceptionally busy month.        

Behind Closed Doors recall, 19th April 1996
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July 2, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Behind Closed Doors recall, 19th April 1996

The Office for Film and Literature Classification ruled that Behind Closed Doors, a book distributed by Hodder Moa Beckett was objectionable. The publishers wrote to Alan Preston to advise him…