Harlan Coben’s Run Away has ended the seven-week run of David Walliams’ The World’s Worst Teachers in the top spot, leaping 42% in volume on its launch week. Read more
The Bertram Group has returned a profit of £1m in its first accounts since it was acquired by Aurelius, and is "now on sound financial footing to grow", according to c.e.o. Raj Patel... Read more
Former Bloomsbury publisher Richard Atkinson is joining Penguin Press as publishing director in September. Read more
Essex library campaigners are warning community groups could face an “unsustainable burden” of nearly £50,000 a year if they choose to run a local library service... Read more
Usborne has acquired a new series by award-winning author and illustrator Hannah Shaw in a three-book deal at auction.
Octopus imprint Hamlyn has bagged a book of anecdotes, laugh-out-loud moments and uplifting life lessons from ITV panel show “Loose Women”, marking its 20th anniversary.... Read more
Egmont has signed a deal with award-winning author Jim Smith for his new series A Super Weird! Mystery.
Transworld has signed a two-book deal with crime author Lesley Kara.
A reimagining of Vladimir Nabokov’s classic Lolita, written from the child’s point of view, will be published in France this week.... Read more
Deputy editor at The Bookseller
Benedicte Page reflects on the changing landscape for high-discount retailing, amid The Book People's recent restructure.
Come November, I can safely say that whatever state we’re in—and whatever community of states we are, or aren’t in—bookshops and, yes, libraries will continue to be peerless treasure troves of...
Founder and c.e.o. at Fabled
Laura Hamm, founder of Fabled, explains why she took the self-publishing platform from a web app into a print book format.
Issue No 5853
Friday, August 16 2019
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