Authors including J K Rowling, E L James and Julia Donaldson have made Nielsen Book’s first Bestseller Hall of Fame, as their titles are amongst those which reached platinum sales records. Read more
Pearson's c.e.o. John Fallon has admitted the company "got it wrong" last year, resulting in revisions to its 2017 forecast and dividend, and the withdrawal of its profit target for... Read more
Irish bookselling and literary organisations have protested the passing of a new national library tender for books, 60% of which has been awarded to suppliers outside the country. Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has commissioned Scottish Conservative Party leader Ruth Davidson to write a book about the life lessons learned by the world’s most powerful... Read more
Author Nick Hornby has received an Honorary Doctorate from Kingston University in recognition of his contribution to "literature and reading pleasure".... Read more
Journalist and broadcaster Andrew Marr is chairing the jury for the 2017 Forward Prizes for Poetry.
Hodder has acquired a practical guide to grief by life coach and TV personality Jeff Brazier.
A new online platform connecting children’s authors and schools will launch this April.
Tanya Moodie will be recording the audiobook for Catherine Mayer's Attack of the Fifty Foot Women: How Gender Equality Can Save the World! (HQ, HarperCollins). ... Read more
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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