Competition ramps up on autumn's first big release date

Competition ramps up on autumn's first big release date

The autumn bookselling season's already crowded first big release date has become even more packed, with over 150 extra trade titles piling into the 3rd September slot in recent weeks as publishers continue to scramble and adjust coronavirus-affected schedules. 

Earlier this summer, The Bookseller called 3rd September a "mini-Super Thursday", with around 140 hardbacks that could be classified as trade titles scheduled to be released that day, including what are likely to be some of the biggest titles of the run-in to Christmas: Ant and Dec's Once Upon a Tyne (Sphere), Richard Osman's move ...

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