WHS online comes under fire


W H Smith has moved to reassure publishers that it is working hard to ensure its online subsidiary the Internet Bookshop does not break territorial rights agreements.</p><p>

The issue was raised by James Lake of the PC Bookshop at the Independent Publishers Guild conference, held last week in Cardiff.</p><p>
Mr Lake told the conference that he had successfully ordered US editions of Carl Hiaasen's Sick Puppy and Robert B Parker's Family Honour, even though both novels had been sold to UK publishers. Hiaasen is published by Pan Macmillan in the UK; Parker is with John Murray in hardback ...

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