Thu, 21/08/2014 - 10:00
Paperback editions of books by Amazon Publishing UK author Mel Sherratt are being stocked locally in Waterstones and an independent bookstore.
Sherratt is published by Thomas & Mercer, Amazon Publishing’s crime and thriller imprint.
As reported by The Bookseller yesterday (20th August), WHSmith Travel stores...
Tue, 19/08/2014 - 09:30
Gollancz’s one-day physical and digital festival reached nearly three million people on Twitter, the publisher has said.
The festival, held on 13th August, took place on platforms including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Google during the day, before shifting to Waterstones Piccadilly in the evening for a series of panels and...
Tue, 19/08/2014 - 09:20
Picador is to insert a loose-sheet, single-page comic in all first edition copies of Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel.
As well as the comic insert, Picador is also planning a series of activities around the 10th September release of the novel, including a competition with Goldsboro Books.
Thu, 14/08/2014 - 10:00
Scotland’s booksellers are seeing a “huge” boost in sales relating to the impending referendum.
If anyone was in doubt as to the economic impact of the vote itself, Scottish booksellers can confirm it has been beneficial for business, with some seeing as much as 40% of their overall sales go on books relating to the...
Thu, 14/08/2014 - 09:50
Hodder & Stoughton is to release a special collector’s edition of David Mitchell’s forthcoming Man Booker Prize longlisted novel The Bone Clocks.
The publisher will also be creating special editions of the book...
Wed, 13/08/2014 - 09:00
James Daunt is among the speakers at the Battersea Literature Festival, which is back after a three-year break.
The festival is being run in conjunction with Waterstones and Clapham Junction Town Centre partnership, supported by Wandsworth Council, and will take place over 1st-15th September 2014.
Daunt will speak on the...
Tue, 12/08/2014 - 09:40
Hundreds of people queued at bookshops which staged midnight events or early openings for the release of the new Haruki Murakami novel today (12th August).
Harvill Secker projected the e-book animated cover of Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage onto the building next to Waterstones Piccadilly in London to...
Fri, 01/08/2014 - 09:30
Bookshops from London to Edinburgh are gearing up to mark the publication of the new Haruki Murakami novel on 12th August.
Foyles new flagship branch on London’s Charing Cross Road will host a midnight opening party selling exclusive black cover limited edition copies of Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (...
Fri, 01/08/2014 - 09:20
The second branch of Waterstones' iconic London Hatchards bookstore will open in St Pancras station today (1st August).
An exclusive preview look inside the store ahead of its opening to the public revealed a modern, stylish twist on the 217-year-old Hatchards identity, with customers welcomed with a neon sign in the traditional...
Thu, 31/07/2014 - 10:00
Waterstones’ appointment of Pan Macmillan’s Sandra Taylor (pictured) as head of events and external relations marks a renewed drive for the retailer to broaden its events profile.
Taylor, a former Bookseller Rising Star who has worked on publicity campaigns for titles such as Burial Rites by Hannah Kent...