Pearson's c.e.o. John Fallon has been forced to admit the company "got it wrong" last year, resulting in revisions to its 2017 forecast and dividend, and the withdrawal of its £800m... Read more
Pearson intends to sell its 47% stake in Penguin Random House and will be issuing an "exit notice" to its joint venture partner Bertelsmann... Read more
The Publishers Association and the Independent Publishers Guild have welcomed prime minister Theresa May's speech confirming the UK will be leaving the single market... Read more
Exclusive Books has struck a deal to direct its customers to the Kobo website to buy e-books.
Steve Bohme, research director at Nielsen Book Research UK and Sophie Corcut from retail trends consultancy GDR Creative Intelligence will keynote this year’s Quantum Conference... Read more
The late art critic John Berger's Ways of Seeing (Penguin Modern Classics), first published in 1972, Edward Said’s 1978 study Orientalism (also Penguin Modern Classics)... Read more
Pearson plans to launch its own print rental program for courseware and reduce e-book rental prices by up to 50% as it bids to accelerate... Read more
Over 50 booksellers from as far away as Cumbria gathered in London last night for the launch of The Booksellers Network.... Read more
Head of Zeus (HoZ ) has bought a new science-fiction novel by author and blogger Cory Doctorow.
Editor at The Bookseller
The cheering news that so many indie bookshops emerged from Christmas 2016 with sales up is worth some reflection, says Philip Jones.
Co-founder at Write-Track
What skills and behaviours do you need to become a leading light in the publishing industry? Bec Evans interviews this year's FutureBook Award winners to find out.
Issue No 5740
Friday, January 13 2017
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