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  • EPC urges clarity on funding

    <p> A move by education secretary Charles Clarke to reverse planned cuts to the school Standards Fund has received a cautious welcome from the Educational... Read more

  • Harry caps bumper first half

    <p>Tom Holman</p><p> Harry Potter has helped booksellers to record a strong first six months of 2003, according to chains' trading statements and data from Nielsen... Read more

  • Funding mazes where books are lost

    <p> Libraries and schools are very different public services, but they face a common barrier to improvement: labyrinthine funding systems. Complex and antiquated financial structures... Read more

  • Olson cuts loose

    <p>Gayle Feldman</p><p>Peter Olson does not like Harry Potter. "I couldn't get through the first volume," he says. A pity.</p><p>After the lengthy interviews he granted the... Read more

  • A public service message from the SO

    <p>Horace Bent</p><p>Have you noticed that Nigel Newton's accent has become more English and patrician since his company, Bloomsbury, began publishing Harry Potter? Me neither; but... Read more

  • Harry Potter and the weeping Onion

    <p>Montgomery Bright</p><p> I can't tell you how mad I am at Onion right now. I know, I'm always mad at him for something or other;... Read more

  • Funding mazes where books are lost

    <p> Libraries and schools are very different public services, but they face a common barrier to improvement: labyrinthine funding systems. Complex and antiquated financial structures... Read more

  • Waterstone's splits grades

    <p>Waterstones' product director David Roche has unveiled the next stage of his core stock grading overhaul. The current four-grade system has been split into extra... Read more

  • Potter guides punters to Amazon

    <p>Amazon.com's international division has strengthened operating margin to 3.2%, despite loss-making sales of at least 420,000 copies of "Harry Potter and the Order of the... Read more

  • Publiship sets sail for Scotland

    <p>Publiship, the book shipping logistics specialist, is to reduce delivery costs for publishers and distributors in the north of the UK by transporting shipments directly... Read more

  • EPC focuses on schools funding

    <p>The Educational Publishers Council has appointed John Tuttle, Cambridge University Press education director, as chair of the board. He succeeds Oliver Gadsby, Nelson Thornes m.d.,... Read more

  • Crowley joins A P Watt

    <p>Sheila Crowley, former Hodder sales director, is to join A P Watt as an agent and director from 1st September. She will take over from... Read more

  • Archer rush released by Macmilla

    <p>Macmillan is to rush through publication of the second volume of Jeffrey Archer's prison diaries, following the author's release from prison this morning (Monday 21st... Read more

  • T&F reviews US structure

    <p>Taylor&amp;Francis may reorganise its US operations following the acquisition in May of Florida-based publisher CRC Press. Roger Horton, who was made global head of books... Read more

  • Simon&amp;Schuster cuts jobs, clos

    <p>Simon&amp;Schuster is to restructure its UK adult trade division, with the loss of nine jobs and the closure of Earthlight, its science fiction and fantasy... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    by Heather Morris
  2. 2.
    In a House of Lies
    by Ian Rankin
  3. 3.
    This is Going to Hurt
    by Adam Kay
  4. 4.
    War of the Wolf
    by Bernard Cornwell
  5. 5.
    An Unsuitable Match
    by Joanna Trollope
  6. 6.
    A Better Me
    by Gary Barlow
  7. 7.
    Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
    by Gail Honeyman
  8. 8.
    What Monster?
    by Liz Pichon
  9. 9.
    Guinness World Records 2019
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  10. 10.
    Uncommon Type
    by Tom Hanks

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