Fri, 07/03/2014 - 13:09
The Girls author Lori Lansens has moved from Virago to Simon & Schuster for a new two-book deal.
Lansens published Rush Home Road, The Girls – a Richard and Judy Book Club title - and The Wife’s Tale –currently in film development –through Virago.
But AM Heath...
Fri, 07/03/2014 - 09:00
HarperCollins is working on a “clearer consumer proposition” for bundling e-books and print titles before further rolling out the offer it recently trialled at bookshop chain Foyles.
The publisher has told The Bookseller it believes bundling e-books with print books could become “a much more scalable idea...
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 15:44
Blackwell’s has begun a teaser campaign targeting key figures in the trade with an enigmatic message.
The chief executives of academic publishing houses as well as other industry figures received an email earlier today (6th March) with a cryptic image (pictured) containing the numbers 080414.
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 12:10
Accent Press has signed a five-book deal with Kindle self-published author Jodi Taylor.
Hazel Cushion, managing director of Accent, offered the author a contract after her debut novel Just One Damned Thing After Another spent weeks in the number one position of Kindle’s top 100 free books.
Accent said the book...
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 08:10
Autobiographies by Alex Ferguson, Ricky Hatton, Ronnie O'Sullivan and Harry Redknapp are on the longlist for the 12th Annual British Sports Book Awards.
The Hodder & Stoughton-published My Autobiography by the former Manchester United manager will compete against War and Peace: My Story by Ricky Hatton (...
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 15:17
Mark Anderson has been appointed the new managing director of Pearson UK.
Anderson has been employed by Pearson for over 20 years and previously held senior positions in the UK and Asia. More recently, he led the development and launch of the Pearson Test of English and the international business units in schools and higher education...
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 10:05
The UK’s booksellers are gearing up to mark World Book Day, tomorrow (6th March) with enthusiasm.
Waterstones is preparing to inject “the usual riot of colour, costumes and entertainment” into its stores across the country, which will also be displaying the World Book Day titles.
Authors will be out in force...
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:30
The Alliance of Radical Booksellers received a “record number of submissions” for the Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing this year and has issued its seven-strong shortlist.
Shortlisted are: Undercover: The True Story of Britain's Secret Police by Rob Evans and Paul Lewis (Faber); Soldier Box:...
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:15
Foyles is donating 10% of every purchase through a dedicated web page to Book Aid International’s 60th anniversary appeal.
The charity is raising funds to support the Monkey Bay Library in Malawi. Foyles will also raise money in store for the appeal.
The cash raised will...
Tue, 04/03/2014 - 09:20
Business rates have been branded “one of the principal threats to the survival of retail businesses in the High Street” by a cross-party Business, Innovation and Skills select committee.
The committee's report into the...