Cross-industry forum kicks off

<p>The councils of the Booksellers Association and the Publishers Association have finally approved the 12 names who will make up their new joint forum. The forum will aim to address and resolve cross-industry issues under the co-chairmanship of Penguin's Anthony Forbes Watson and Waterstone's David Roche.

The inaugural meeting will be held at the PA tomorrow (Tuesday). Publishers on the body are Gail Rebuck of Random House, Victoria Barnsley of HarperCollins, Macmillan's David North, Stephen Page of Faber and Egmont's Fiona Clarke. Booksellers are Philip Blackwell of Blackwell's, Borders' ...

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