Tag Archives: 2002

Press release, 25th July 2002
Backstage
May 14, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Press release, 25th July 2002

In 2002, Unity Books and other bookshops including members of some chains, discovered that a group of publishers were investigating selling direct to libraries at larger discounts than they offered…

Alan Preston writes to Ken Phelps, 3rd April 2002
Backstage
April 4, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Alan Preston writes to Ken Phelps, 3rd April 2002

Alan Preston’s letter to Ken Phelps, are representative for US wholesaler Baker & Taylor, thanking him for a gift, and looking forward to their next meeting when they will “discourse…

Comrade Hodgson, 2002
Backstage
January 23, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Comrade Hodgson, 2002

When staff member Jess Hodgson went to China, she acquired a holographic badge of Chairman Mao for Alan Preston. I’m not sure how he took the comparison, but as a…

Alan Brunton event, 14th February 2002
Events
October 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Alan Brunton event, 14th February 2002

An invitation to the launch of Ecstasy by Alan Brunton, published by Bumper Books and launched at “A Night for Romance” on Valentine’s Day at The Space, Newtown, with musical…

Philip King visit, May 2002
NZ Book Trade
September 27, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Philip King visit, May 2002

Communication between Alan Preston and Philip King of University Bookshop Canterbury. They were planning a refit for their 30th birthday and hoped to gain some ideas about physical layout and…