Blogs

  • Sustained success

    By Leana Li

    Editorial director humanites/social sciences, China at Springer Nature

    The role China and its Higher Education sector will play in creating sustainable and prosperous global ecologies and economies is to be recognised at BIBF.... Read more

  • TBP reinvented

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy editor at The Bookseller

    Benedicte Page reflects on the changing landscape for high-discount retailing, amid The Book People's recent restructure. Read more

  • Getting to grips with Gen Z

    By Kika Sroka-Miller

    Brand and growth director at Zed Books

    Can initiatives aimed at diversifying staffing and output be effective if the dominant ideologies that underpin book businesses aren’t challenged? Read more

  • Ten tips to cut plastic

    By Martin Dorey

    The author of the forthcoming Kids Fight Plastic offers his top 10 tips on how publishers and bookshops can reduce their plastic use—for good.... Read more

  • A measure of progress

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones discusses the impact on the industry of Amazon’s new weekly charts. Read more

  • The parent gap

    By Katherine Sunderland

    Publicity executive at Oldcastle Books

    Katherine Sunderland asks what opportunities publishing offers women whose maternity leave turns into a career break. Read more

  • Pushing boundaries

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    The best publishers, authors, booksellers and readers are trangressors, says Philip Jones. Read more

  • Taking stock

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy editor at The Bookseller

    Benedicte Page highlights the amazing work being done by the committed and successful libraries shortlisted for The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award 2019. ... Read more

  • The parent trap

    By Polly Osborn

    Marketing and publicity director at Simon & Schuster UK

    Are publishers’ policies on parental leave changing enough to ensure that women in publishing are not impeded, career-wise, after taking maternity leave? Read more

  • Lessons from Australia

    By Meryl Halls

    Managing director at Booksellers Association

    Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls shares her thoughts on collaboration between the UK and Australian bookselling sectors, after delivering the keynote address to the Australian... Read more

  • Equal writes

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reflects on the "robust but not fair" publishing industry ecosystem. Read more

  • Two words…

    By Julie Mayhew

    Writer at Hot Key Books and Bloomsbury Raven

    Author Julie Mayhew calls on her fellow writers to push for inclusion and social mobility when arranging school visits.  Read more

  • The bigger picture

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones shares his thoughts on the Publishers Association’s Publishing Yearbook 2019. Read more

  • Showing our steel

    By Stefan Tobler

    Co-founder at And Other Stories

    When the opportunity presented itself to relocate to Sheffield, And Other Stories jumped at the chance—and it hasn’t looked back.  ... Read more

  • Forward line

    By Sophie O'Neill

    Managing director at Inpress Books

    A recent event held in collaboration with Bloomsbury enabled five writers supported by an Arts Council-backed writing scheme to shine.   Read more

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    The Body
    by Bill Bryson
  2. 2.
    The Secret Commonwealth
    by Philip Pullman
  3. 3.
    Veg
    by Jamie Oliver
  4. 4.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
  5. 5.
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
    by J K Rowling; Jim Kay
  6. 6.
    18th Abduction
    by James Patterson
  7. 7.
    The Butterfly Room
    by Lucinda Riley
  8. 8.
    Wham! George & Me
    by Andrew Ridgeley
  9. 9.
    The Testaments
    by Margaret Atwood
  10. 10.
    Cilka's Journey
    by Heather Morris