Thu, 23/05/2013 - 08:00
Penguin and W H Smith have partnered for a new summer reading campaign, which will raise money and awareness for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
Launched today [23rd May] and running for eight weeks, the Read Pink Make a Difference campaign involves 30 Penguin women's titles by authors including Jojo Moyes, Lesley Pearse, Marian Keyes...
Thu, 21/03/2013 - 07:30
The next instalment in Sue Townsend's bestselling Adrian Mole series will be arriving a year later than anticipated, due to a period of ill health.
The as-yet-untitled novel was originally scheduled for publication this November.
Townsend's publisher Michael Joseph told The Bookseller: "Sue is making a...
Wed, 25/04/2012 - 08:20
Authors Sue Townsend and Joanna Trollope have welcomed Nottinghamshire County Council’s pledge to safeguard all its libraries and invest £20m in the sector over the next decade.
Nottingham has announced it will not close any of its 60 libraries and is to pump £20m into capital programmes and “smaller scale...
Fri, 21/10/2011 - 08:20
Penguin is promising a "whole year of celebration" for Sue Townsend next year to mark the 30th anniversary of the publication of her most famous creation's diary.
January will see the issue of an anniversary edition of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾, with a full 64 pages of additional material...
Mon, 15/02/2010 - 09:42
Ambiguity continues to surround the government's stance on the statutory basis of the library service, following a speech by culture minister Margaret Hodge at a "people's inquiry" into public libraries held by public service union Unison at the British Library yesterday (11th February).
Authors Sue Townsend, Michael...
Fri, 09/01/2009 - 12:12
Blackwell's commercial director Sue Townsend is to leave the business in April after a decision to combine the retail and library supply businesses into a single operation. The Oxford-based retailer has also announced that it is scaling back its digital ambitions "in the short term" in order to preserve cash and has made the...