• Is it all about e-books?

    By Liz Bury

    Other at

    Should booksellers be worried about e-books, or is online retail a bigger threat? Read more

  • A French plan

    By Barbara Casassus


    A new government initiative in France aims to shore up the nation's independent bookshops. Read more

  • Easy does it

    By Damian Horner

    Other at Damian Horner

    Amazon's new Kindle e-reader will succeed where others have failed because it is so simple to use. Read more

  • Making a dent in Riverdebt

    By Tom Tivnan

    at The Bookseller

    Riverdeep's decision to hive off its US textbook division was a smart move for the heavily indebted group. Read more

  • Paul Waters: Of Merchants and Heroes

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy Editor at The Bookseller

    Adventure and animal husbandry make a curious mix in this debut set in the ancient world. Read more

  • Climate change

    By Paul Smiddy


    The widespread ramifications of the credit crunch mean that company owners should get used to dramatic changes. Read more

  • A Christmas selection

    By Graeme Neill

    Other at

    Will it be Guinness (WR), Russell Brand, or housewives' favourite Richard Hammond sitting atop of the bestseller charts come Christmas day? Read more

  • Enright trumps Guinness in Ireland

    By Eoin PURCELL

    Associate Publisher at

    Irish Booker winner Anne Enright is beating Guinness World Records in Ireland, but it is UK publishers that dominate. Read more

  • A time for age-ranging

    By Caroline Horn

    Editor at Readingzone

    Consumers have, overwhelmingly, voted in favour of age guidance on children's titles Read more

  • Embracing the BA's digital task force

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    "Standards are the door to the full digital future," is just one enjoyable phrase from a new BA report. Read more

  • Frances Itani: Remembering the Bones

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy Editor at The Bookseller

    An 80-year-old woman lying injured at the bottom of a ravine makes an unusual narrator for this gripping read. Read more

  • Can the Queen topple Nigella?

    By Anna Richardson

    What does it take to snatch the TV tie-in crown from Nigella Lawson's grasp this year? Perhaps H.R.H. Queen Elizabeth II has the answer.... Read more

  • What was worth it

    By Ben Johncock

    "It was worth it before - writing for hours, the mundane day job, the beans on toast, the inevitable rejections, the shameless self-promotion. But I... Read more

  • The essentials for eBook success

    By Michael Hyatt

    Despite the criticism of its Kindle device, Amazon has nailed two of the four essentials for eBook success. Read more

  • The peer review peril

    By Carlie Lee

    Peer review websites for writers may offer the promise of feedback and support, but are they really the definitive successors to the slush pile?... Read more

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    Gangsta Granny Strikes Again!
    by David Walliams; Tony Ross
  2. 2.
    Guinness World Records 2022
    by Records, Guinness World
  3. 3.
    Windswept & Interesting
    by Billy Connolly
  4. 4.
    The Christmas Pig
    by J K Rowling; Jim Field
  5. 5.
    The Man Who Died Twice
    by Richard Osman
  6. 6.
    Diddly Squat
    by Jeremy Clarkson
  7. 7.
    Big Shot
    by Jeff Kinney
  8. 8.
    And Away...
    by Bob Mortimer
  9. 9.
    The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List
    by Tom Fletcher; Shane Devries
  10. 10.
    The Thursday Murder Club
    by Richard Osman