Mon, 17/06/2013 - 09:16
The Bookseller's news editor Benedicte Page has been promoted to become the publication's deputy editor. She will continue to lead the news team while taking on the role.
Meanwhile reporter Lisa Campbell has also been promoted, becoming senior reporter.
The Bookseller's editor Philip Jones said...
Mon, 17/06/2013 - 09:14
A volume of “bedtime” poetry selected by William Boyd will be the first in a new series of poetry collections for Candlestick Press.
Ten Bedtime Poems: Volume One will publish on 2nd September (£4.95), ahead of the 29th September release of Boyd’s first James Bond novel, Solo.
Fri, 14/06/2013 - 13:02
“As a trade body the Publishers Association is rightly precluded from offering opinions on the commercial details of publisher members’ contracts or the terms on which they remunerate authors. So the details of the issue which the Society of Authors have raised in its publicised correspondence must remain the preserve of...
Wed, 12/06/2013 - 10:30
Pearson is to close its New Zealand educational business at the end of August, while HarperCollins has also announced it will shutter its distribution operations in the country.
The separate announcements were made today (12th June). Pearson has decided to close its New Zealand educational arm after a review into its New Zealand...
Tue, 11/06/2013 - 16:01
The Society of Authors has warned that authors may be losing out twice over on e-book loans, with president-elect Philip Pullman calling for authors to "be paid fairly" for the digital loans.
In its report and briefing paper, the Society of Authors commented that authors may be losing up to two thirds of the income they...
Tue, 11/06/2013 - 10:40
Apple's next updated version of its operating system for Mac computers will enable users to read books bought from its iBooks store, according to reports from Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference yesterday [Monday 10th June].
The development could help push the...
Wed, 05/06/2013 - 09:35
Bookseller Association c.e.o Tim Godfray has renewed his calls to the British government to take action to protect bookshops from growing competition from Amazon after French culture minister Aurelie Filippetti announced an additional €9m interest-free...
Wed, 05/06/2013 - 07:00
Penguin Group c.e.o. David Shanks has testified in support of Apple on day two of the anti-trust case over e-book price fixing in New York yesterday (4th June).
Shanks said "irrational enthusiasm" about the potential for Apple's customers to buy books online led the company to meet Apple's contract demands in 2010,...
Mon, 03/06/2013 - 07:30
The US court case into agency pricing will begin later today (3rd June), with Apple defending itself against charges that it worked with publishers to fix the price of e-books.
Apple is accused by the US Department of Justice of colluding with major publishers to set prices to try and compete in the market dominated by Amazon....
Tue, 28/05/2013 - 14:50
Seven libraries look set to close in Sefton in Merseyside after councillors approved plans to save £400,000 from their library budget.
However in Manchester there has been a short-term reprieve for a further six libraries.
In Sefton, the libraries are due to be closed by the end of the year, though community groups are...