Blogs

  • The invisible link

    By SYP Insider

    Other at

    <p>When a book sells well it's all down to the editor's astute judgement. But when it fails to sell, then it must obviously be due... Read more

  • The R&J brand can grow

    By Tom Tivnan

    at The Bookseller

    <p>The final &quot;Richard &amp; Judy&quot; Summer Read strand on Channel 4 is going out with a bang. No less than seven of the eight titles... Read more

  • Books are not music

    By Duncan Clark

    <p>I&rsquo;m the sort of person who should be excited about e-books. A hopeless technology junkie, I&rsquo;ve written books about iPods and am rarely off the... Read more

  • Books for free

    By ALAN GILES

    CEO/MD/Owner at Fat Face

    <p>Last year publishers and booksellers looked on in alarm as Radiohead made digital downloads of their album &quot;In Rainbows&quot; available from their website, leaving fans... Read more

  • A mystery guest in Edinburgh

    By Tom Tivnan

    at The Bookseller

    <p>The 25th instalment of the Edinburgh International Book Festival opened with two sons of the Kingdom of Fife: Ian Rankin in conversation with a former... Read more

  • Plenty more to come from Amazon

    By Neill Denny

    Other at

    <p>Abebooks, Audible and the Kindle: Amazon is on a roll. But as this bookselling superpower emerges, should we praise its success or fear its power?</p>... Read more

  • A climate of anxiety

    By Clare Alexander

    Chair at AITKEN ALEXANDER ASSOCIATES LTD

    <p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/news/63786-authors-move-to-curtis-brown.htm... Bookseller </i>recently drew attention to the fact that three authors had left their agents to join Curtis Brown</a>. This in fact is... Read more

  • An audience with Amanda

    By Anna Richardson

    <p>Cactus TV m.d. Amanda Ross gathered a group of publishers and retailers to the Cactus studios last week to unveil her grand plans for the... Read more

  • PN confidential

    By Daisy Frost

    <p>You know when you get one of those rare emails through that you know instantly is life-changing in a shriek-inducing, nail varnish-spilling good way? Well,... Read more

  • Naming the 'evergreens'

    By Tom Tivnan

    at The Bookseller

    <p>When I was helping to compile our <a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/in-depth/feature/64194-the-12-books-you-mus... on Nielsen&rsquo;s &lsquo;evergreen&rsquo; books</a> &ndash; titles that have never, since records began, fallen out of... Read more

  • Stormy waters?

    By Paul Smiddy

    at STOCK BROKER

    <p>So we now realise we have been spending at unsustainable levels for far too long, neglecting to save in the good times, and pushing up... Read more

  • Saving our libraries

    By Martin Latham

    Manager at Waterstones

    <p>Margaret Hodge, Minister of State for Culture, Media &amp; Sport, commenting on declining library usage, has lectured librarians on how they can increase visitors by... Read more

  • Bothered by the Booker

    By Jamie Byng

    at

    <p><i>Canongate publisher Jamie Byng made his thoughts on this year's Man Booker Prize longlist known <a href="http://www.themanbookerprize.com/forum/topic.php?id=93&amp;page&amp;repl... the prize's website</a> yesterday. Following are his... Read more

  • The Booker circus

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    <p>And so the Booker circus begins with the publication of the <a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/news/63907-handful-of-dbuts-on-booker-dozen... Booker Dozen</a>,&nbsp; a longlist consisting of 13 titles, some of which... Read more

  • Pick n Read in South Africa

    By Gary Cummiskey

    Other at

    <p>In a recent piece on <i>The Bookseller</i>, Graeme Neill <a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/in-depth/feature/58753-tescos-giant-strides... that UK supermarket chain Tesco aims to double book sales to &pound;200m within... Read more

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    The Thursday Murder Club
    by Richard Osman
  2. 2.
    Joe's Family Food
    by Joe Wicks
  3. 3.
    Freed
    by E L James
  4. 4.
    Fortune's Daughter
    by Dilly Court
  5. 5.
    You Are a Champion
    by Rashford, Marcus & Anka, Carl
  6. 6.
    Us Three
    by Ruth Jones
  7. 7.
    The Midnight Library
    by Matt Haig
  8. 8.
    Tom Kerridge's Outdoor Cooking
    by Tom Kerridge
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    Dark Tides
    by Philippa Gregory
  10. 10.
    Hamnet
    by Maggie O'Farrell