Tue, 09/04/2013 - 16:25
Printed book sales in the UK fell by more than 15% last week, as the established post-Easter sales slump hit booksellers. Nielsen BookScan data reveals spending on physical books totalled £20.6m in the seven-day period ending 6th April—the lowest weekly level since May last year.
Sales were down 15.4% (£3.8m) on the...
Wed, 29/02/2012 - 09:48
Jackie Collins is going into self-publishing, with plans to release an e-book version of The Bitch, "a complete rewrite of her previous version of the novel", in the US.
Collins is published by Macmillan in the US, and Simon & Schuster in the UK. S&S has already published the new version of The Bitch...
Fri, 13/01/2012 - 16:58
Simon and Schuster will release blockbuster writer Jackie Collins’ backlist in digital format at the end of the month.
The publisher bought the novelist’s first 20 titles from Pan Macmillan in June 2011 when it announced it would also publish Collins’ new work as e-books, along with promising a “huge...
Fri, 17/06/2011 - 10:56
Blockbuster writer Jackie Collins is to get a backlist makeover and a new marketing push, after Simon & Schuster bought her first 20 novels from Pan Macmillan.
S&S m.d. Ian Chapman signed the deal for UK and Commonwealth territories, including digital, with Pan Mac publisher Jeremy Trevathan. The deal, done through Collins...
Thu, 24/02/2011 - 15:30
Simon & Schuster is repackaging three of Jackie Collins’ backlist titles ahead of her latest novel, Goddess of Vengeance.
The publisher said it is giving an “international bestselling brand” look to the titles, Hollywood Wives, Lethal Seduction and Lovers and Players. The books will be released in paperback on...
Mon, 25/01/2010 - 08:42
Tesco is to create a series of films based on bestselling books, the Press Association reports, and is in discussions with authors such as Philip Pullman, Karin Slaughter, and Jacqueline Wilson.
The supermarket giant is partnering up with media firm Amber Productions to create DVD feature films. They will be initially available...