Authors Cathy Newman and Jonathan Coe have urged customers to take their business to the high street this Christmas season after suffering stock shortages of... Read more
Amazon is tackling sales of counterfeit textbooks on its US site after suspending the accounts of booksellers allegedly selling counterfeit books in a major online sting.... Read more
Audible has been announced as a new sponsor for, what will now be known as, the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2019.
Digital publisher Canelo has revealed it is moving into print publishing for the first time as part of the company's continued expansion.... Read more
The five finalists for the PitchEd competition, run at FutureBook Live, have been announced.
The Society of Authors (SoA) and a number of writers have criticised YouTube for emailing its users saying Article 13 would prevent them from uploading videos... Read more
Capital Crime, Adam Hamdy and David Headley's new London-based crime and thriller festival, is launching a new initiative: Capital Crime Digital.
A retail tech start-up, NearSt, has partnered with Google to show online what is available in local stores, with around 60 bookshops signed up nationwide.... Read more
Audiobook sales are continuing to rocket, with a number of the biggest publishers in the space confirming they are still experiencing “strong double-digit growth” year... Read more
Crime writer Neil White will be moving from Bonnier Books UK to Hera Books, the newly formed digital publisher, in the New Year.
The Bookseller has announced the launch of Books in the Media, a new book reviews curation and aggregation service at booksinthemedia.thebookseller.com.... Read more
Scottish Book Trust will later this month run a second digital festival, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and award-winning author Maggie O’Farrell lined up to... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group is partnering with Yoto to offer audio recordings of Enid Blyton’s Magic Faraway Tree titles, read by Kate Winslet.... Read more
Thriller writer James Patterson has launched interactive novel The Chef in the UK with Facebook's Creative Shop and experiential content producer 1stAveMachine.... Read more
Richard Johnson, John Blake and Derek Freeman are changing the name of their new web-based publishing start-up from Blake Freeman Johnson Media to Soho Friday... Read more
Issue No 5850
Friday, July 12 2019
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