Few people will have heard of Super Thursday unless like me you happened to see the item about it on BBC News in September.
It is a day (first Thursday in September) when publishers issue book titles specifically for the
- Antiques Roadshow: 40 Years of Great Finds by Paul Atterbury
- Classic FM's Big Book of Classical Music; 1000 years of music in 366 days by Darren Henley, Sam Jackson et al
- John Craven's Countryfile Handbook by John Craven
Then there are the plethora of books; both fiction and non-fiction by "celebrities".
Go into any bookshop and they are displayed at the entrance to entice you to buy one as a present or even for yourself.
Those pundits who say books are a thing of the past should visit
- a bookshop
- a book fair.
The number of stands and books was mind-blowing
To sustain interest I am going to do this over 4 posts. (This is Part 1)
Each of the remaining parts will focus on just one book.
- 2 literary festivals
- a motorhome show
- Countryfile Live
I can pop them in the post to any interested people.
On the other hand you could purchase them from Amazon
I know many who would rather you did not.
(at a loss but to encourage you to purchase something far more profitable;
As a result authors get very very little for their books.
They only make money if they sell millions rather than a few thousands.
Authors get a better return if you purchase from elsewhere;