Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler launched The Ugly Five (Scholastic) at The Orangery at Number Sixteen in South Kensington on Thursday 7th September. They celebrated alongside family, friends, trade, media and new charity partner Tusk.


Lynda La Plante (second row, centre) and the team at WHSmith toasted her new bestseller Good Friday (Bonnier Zaffre) at the Hilton in Manchester on Wednesday 6th September.


Pan Macmillan celebrated its 70th anniversary at Foyles Charing Cross on Tuesday 5th September. Notable guests included Gordon Young, who joined Pan Macmillan back in 1946 and became its export sales manager.


At the ceremony, Pan Macmillan authors Joe Wicks, Jeffrey Archer, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler were awarded the Golden Pan, recognising sales in excess of one million copies over a book's lifetime.


Author Henrietta Rose-Innes (centre left) celebrated the launch of her new novel Green Lion (Aardvark Bureau) on Tuesday 5th September at Belgravia Books in London. Rose-Innes was joined by (from left) agent Isobel Dixon, Belgravia Books Collective’s MD Jane Aitkin and Jimena Gorraez-Connolly. 


Allie Esiri (centre) held an event called 'Blood and Words: the Poetry of War' at the FTWeekend festival at Kenwood House on Saturday 2nd September. Esiri was joined on the panel by Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE and Olivier-award winning actor Tamsin Greig (credit: Financial Times Live).


On Friday 1st September, independent publisher SelfMadeHero celebrated its tenth anniversary with a party at The LIbrary in St Martin's Lane.


Chorleywood Bookshop welcomed comedian James Acaster on Wednesday 30th August to celebrate the release of his new book Classic Scrapes (Headline).