The Bookseller is teaming up with World Book Day to launch a competition for bookshops.
Baroness Gail Rebuck, the chair of Penguin Random House UK, is urging publishers as well as booksellers to submit evidence to the Treasury Committee’s business... Read more
Authors and illustrators including Tomi Adeyemi, Sophie Anderson, Jessica Love and Onjali Q. Raúf are on the shortlist for this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize,... Read more
Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s is celebrating the fifth anniversary of Robin Stevens’ Murder Most Unladylike with a signed hardback edition of the first book.... Read more
The owner of Canadian music business Sunrise Records, Doug Putman, is in rescue bid talks for HMV.
Waterstones is to split its centralised buying functions into two roles, aimed at resolving the disconnect between what is ordered by the chain and what... Read more
Independent bookseller Topping & Company will open a new bookshop in central Edinburgh in 2019, with the Topping family saying the shop will be “the... Read more
W H Smith has opened two new stores at Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines.
Visual artist David Shrigley has designed a limited edition tote, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Wellcome Book Prize, in support of the Books... Read more
Independent booksellers have expressed frustration that they are proportionately being taxed as much as six times what Amazon pays in business rates relative to its... Read more
The UK’s “first alternative” bookshop, Gothic Image, is shutting its doors this month after 40 years.
Companies hoping to buy HMV have until Tuesday to submit their bids, with the future of the music retailer to be decided after going into... Read more
HarperCollins will publish the debut book of broadcaster and Financial Times contributing editor Camilla Cavendish, Extra Time: Ten Lessons for an Ageing Society, in May.... Read more
Granta Books will publish “a powerful antidote to our atomised world” from author and academic Will Buckingham, Hello Stranger.
A digital consultant has launched a crowdfunder to create London’s first black feminist bookshop.
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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