The i newspaper to increase books coverage

The i newspaper to increase books coverage

The i newspaper is set to increase books coverage under its new ownership, its editor has told The Bookseller.

ESI Media sold the newspaper to Johnston Press on Friday (12th February) subject to Johnston Press shareholder approval, for £25m.

At the same time, ESI Media owner Evgeny Lebedev announced the closure of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday newspapers.

The i’s editor Oly Duff told The Bookseller that the newspaper would be upping its coverage of books under its new ownership.

He said: “The i's books coverage will not only continue but increase. Our readers have been a...

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