Independent booksellers are frustrated that they are proportionately being taxed up to six times what Amazon pays in business rates relative to its turnover. Read more
Swedish publishing conglomerate Bonnier has sold US children’s publisher Little Bee Books to its founding executive management. Read more
Lifestyle website The Pool has reportedly frozen commissions and regular columns while it struggles to pay a backlog owed to journalists. Read more
Granta is “downing tools” for the afternoon on Monday for an “Inactivity Afternoon" to celebrate publication of Not Working: Why We Have to Stop by psychoanalyst Josh Cohen.... Read more
The Eccles Centre at the British Library is joining forces with Hay Festival on the Centre's £20,000 Writer’s Award, which will become the Eccles Centre... Read more
A “number of offers” have been made to buy HMV after the retailer went into administration for a second time, KPMG has confirmed. ... Read more
Bluemoose Books has revealed it will only publish female writers in 2020, with co-owner Kevin Duffy lamenting how “women over a certain age are overlooked in the... Read more
Ben Wright will join HarperCollins in April as international sales director, leaving his post of group international sales director at Hachette.
Swedish publishing conglomerate Bonnier has sold US children’s publisher Little Bee Books to its founding executive management.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones reflects on the mood of the book trade at the start of a new year.
For the children’s book world, March is all about World Book Day. The criticism of last year’s celebrity and brand-heavy £1 book selection has been addressed with aplomb by World Book Day, resulting...
Director at Practical Inspiration Publishing
This week I’m looking forward to piling into a hotel room with around 20 other book- and business-people to argue feverishly about business books for... Read more
Issue No 5826
Friday, January 11 2019
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