Book sales through non-traditional retailers are booming, publishers and retailers have reported, but competition to secure coveted shelf spacei s becoming ever fiercer. Read more
Tony Ross was the biggest selling children’s illustrator in the UK in 2015, with value sales of his books totalling more than £9m, according to data from Nielsen BookScan. Read more
The crime and thriller genre dominated loans from UK public libraries last year according to data released by Public Lending Right. Read more
Amazon looks set to open its second physical bookshop in San Diego after advertising for an Amazon Books store manager “based in the La Jolla... Read more
Educational publishers in South Africa are meeting with the National Department of Basic Education this week in a bid to allay fears over a potential... Read more
Authors such as Sue Hendra, Jonny Duddle, Pamela Butchart and David Baddiel have made it onto the shortlist for the first Laugh Out Loud Book... Read more
Libraries across the country are hosting a range of events to encourage their communities to show "solidarity and support" in celebration of "our fantastic, vibrant... Read more
The author of a controversial book on China's president, believed to be the reason five booksellers from the Mighty Current publishing house in Hong Kong went missing between... Read more
The Bookseller is seeking the book trade’s views on whether the UK should leave the European Union ahead of the nation’s referendum vote.... Read more
Children's editor at Bookseller
Charlotte Eyre on why she thinks the #CoverKidsBooks campaign is needed.
Associate Editor at FutureBook
Today, philisopher Theodore Zeldin is revealed as the winner of the Transmission Prize for his collection of "conversational essays" The Hidden Pleasures of Life.
Issue No 5701
Friday, February 5 2016
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