Fri, 22/01/2010 - 07:59
The significance of postcards and what they reveal about the writers who send them is the subject
of a new acquisition for Bloomsbury, bought for a “good” sum.
In Postcards, Susannah Clapp examines the meaning of the images and scrawled handwriting in her 30-year collection of postcards from friends around the...
Thu, 21/01/2010 - 13:46
Little, Brown imprint Piatkus has bought a new book by the author of cult novel-turned-film The Exorcist, his first full-length work for more than 25 years.
Commissioning editor Donna Condon secured the deal, for UK and Commonwealth rights, to William Peter Blatty’s The Redemption from US publisher St Martin’s Press...
Thu, 21/01/2010 - 08:45
A new publishing house will bring out books featuring individuals from ethnic minorities in a bid to help children "identify" with characters.
Ola Laniyan-Amoako was "inspired" to start her own company after reading an article on The Bookseller's website in which HarperCollins m.d. Amanda...
Tue, 12/01/2010 - 15:55
Snow has hit independent booksellers up and down the country, with some claiming sales are down by as much as half
Despite the conditions, all the bookshops spoken to by The Bookseller managed to stay open throughout the cold snap. But many found footfall was significantly affected, cutting short the post-Christmas boost to...