• Author empowerment

    By Alison Baverstock

    "The long-term effects of publishers' rather patronising attitude towards their major resource is being increasingly resented Read more

  • The truth about pay, benefits and books

    By Liz Bury

    Other at

    With discussion about salary levels in the book trade as heated as ever, The Bookseller launches a new survey to get the whole picture.... Read more

  • Olympic hurdles

    By Clare Alexander


    Public funding of literature and libraries is under threat in 2008. Don Read more

  • Attack, attack

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    The publishing world deserves better than the recent 'dumbed-down' attacks from the wider media. Read more

  • 150 years of change

    By Neill Denny

    Other at

    The Bookseller was founded 150 years ago, but what is really interesting is how the trade has changed over that period. Read more

  • Worth switching on for

    By Anna Richardson

    If you're already fed up with Big Brother and prefer to seek entertainment elsewhere, here are some highlights. Read more

  • The tills are alive

    By Polly Jaffe

    The Christmas season may be a time of worry for independents, but it is also an opportunity to impress customers and make sales. Read more

  • Double figures

    By Edward Jamieson

    Agent at The Book Depository

    Despite the phenomenal growth of internet bookselling, Christmas trading doesn't get any less hair-raising. Read more

  • A future in bricks and mortar?

    By 45 And Counting

    Bookshops need to re-define themselves if they are to survive. Independents can do this, but are the chains too big to change? Read more

  • The online review

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Here is a list of our top stories in 2007. Read more

  • Licence to thrill

    By Sally Floyer


    Tie-in books to children's TV series such as Read more

  • Pirates ahoy!


    CEO/MD/Owner at Fat Face

    Piracy has decimated the music market, and books could go the same way. There must be an urgent, open-minded debate. Read more

  • Booksellers books of the year

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy Editor And News Editor at The Bookseller

    Booksellers pick their favourite titles of 2007. Read more

  • German optimism

    By Anja Sieg

    International editor at BUCHREPORT

    The German book trade is quietly optimistic this year after three dismal Christmases. Read more

  • No, I'm not Will Self

    By Will Ferguson

    A publicist's duty is to indulge an author, just as an author's duty is to torment a publicist. Read more

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    The Giver of Stars
    by Jojo Moyes
  2. 2.
    The World’s Worst Parents
    by David Walliams; Tony Ross
  3. 3.
    The Last Widow
    by Karin Slaughter
  4. 4.
    The Institute
    by Stephen King
  5. 5.
    The Body
    by Bill Bryson
  6. 6.
    Girl, Woman, Other
    by Bernardine Evaristo
  7. 7.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
  8. 8.
    Where the Crawdads Sing
    by Delia Owens
  9. 9.
    The Sun Sister
    by Lucinda Riley
  10. 10.
    Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
    by Reni Eddo-Lodge