Laura Purcell has won the £10,000 Thumping Good Read Award for her "chilling" novel The Silent Companions (Raven Books).
The Cambridge University Press bookshop has been "transformed" with touch screens placing its catalogue of books and teaching materials “at people’s fingertips”.
Watkins Media is launching a campaign for independent bookshops for its upcoming title Foraging With Kids by Adele Nozedar.
Discount retailer The Works is reportedly planning to enter the stock market with a £100m listing giving its private equity owners and management a £36.7m... Read more
Lyndsey Ng, formerly senior publicity manager at Hodder & Stoughton, has been appointed to replace Sheila O’Reilly as events and media manager at Village Books,... Read more
HarperCollins is the first publisher to rush out a book celebrating England’s “Young Lions”, announced hours after the team crashed out of the Fifa World... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK has signed a two-book deal for a "sizzling" debut police procedural by Waterstones Sheffield event manager Russ Thomas.
TV producer Amanda Ross has criticised Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan for shifting their book club to W H Smith after their recommendation show ended... Read more
Tim Godfray, executive chairman of the Booksellers Association, has written to all UK MEPs asking them to support publishers in their fight against copyright infringement.... Read more
Bertrams’ new owner Aurelius has installed a new management team four months after buying the wholesaler.
Barnes & Noble has abruptly fired another c.e.o.
Magazine publisher Hearst UK has secured a retail partnership with W H Smith for its Big Book awards and accreditation initative.
Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) “went up a gear” in 2018, according to Rosamund de la Hey, owner of St Boswell’s bookshop The Mainstreet Trading Company,... Read more
Presenter and author Fern Britton is teaming up with HarperCollins on a book club in partnership with Tesco.
Independent bookshops can win £500 and a visit from Jonny Duddle via a new window display competition, organised by Templar Publishing.
Issue No 5820
Friday, November 16 2018
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