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  • New Orchard structure signals growth

    <p>A new editorial structure at Orchard Books will help the company to expand its fiction and picture book list, says publishing director Ann-Janine Murtagh. Murtagh,... Read more

  • Potter sparks shifts

    <p>Caroline Horn</p><p>Publishers have moved high-profile summer book launches to avoid competing head-on with the June juggernaut of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.</p><p>Puffin's... Read more

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  • Guardian books serial role

    <p>The Guardian has appointed Matt Seaton to oversee book serialisations across the newspaper. The newly created role mirrors similar positions at rival broadsheets. Seaton will... Read more

  • Securicor denies congestion prof

    <p>Robert Palmer, Foyles shop manager, said the surcharge had not been discussed in advance. "It just appeared on our bill--they slipped it in." But Securicor... Read more

  • Allen-Jones leaves Carlton

    <p>Keith Allen-Jones has left his post as international sales director at Carlton Books. He has been succeeded by Fiona Langdon, formerly of Virgin Books.</p><p>In seven... Read more

  • LBF pulls 'flood' seminar

    <p>The London Book Fair has cancelled the "publishing flood" seminar due to have taken place at this year's event. The session, originally scheduled for late... Read more

  • Quarto delivers mixed result

    <p>Quarto Publishing has seen a rise in pretax profit of &#163;500,000 to reach &#163;5.1m, on sales of &#163;74.7m, in the year to end-December 2002. Turnover... Read more

  • Samedaybooks rethinks

    <p>Samedaybooks.co.uk, trading as Methvens, has been forced to rethink its internet-linked same day delivery service to become a next day service in selected stores owing... Read more

  • Blackwell Ltd group transformed by 'Project Crystal'

    <p>Blackwell Ltd, the group company that combines Blackwell's UK and Blackwell Book Services, completed its restructuring programme--codenamed "Project Crystal"--on time and budget.</p><p>The reorganisation resulted in... Read more

  • Blackwell's UK tightens reins

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Blackwell's UK has tightened financial controls and strengthened management as part of its ongoing restructuring and improvement drive.</p><p>Sales at BUK--comprising the UK bookshop chain,... Read more

  • HarperCollins beats the US econo

    <p>HarperCollins has reported a sharp rise in operating profit of 14.3% to $48m (&#163;30m) in the three months to end-December. The result comes against tough... Read more

  • Profits take a dive at Parragon

    <p>Promotional book publisher Parragon has suffered a loss following severe US distribution problems. Worldwide sales in the year to end-March 2002 were &#163;45.2m, compared to... Read more

  • HarperCollins beats the US econo

    <p>HarperCollins has reported a sharp rise in operating profit of 14.3% to $48m (&#163;30m) in the three months to end-December. The result comes against tough... Read more

  • Profits take a dive at Parragon

    <p>Promotional book publisher Parragon has suffered a loss following severe US distribution problems. Worldwide sales in the year to end-March 2002 were &#163;45.2m, compared to... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    Fear: Trump in the White House
    by Bob Woodward
  2. 2.
    This is Going to Hurt
    by Adam Kay
  3. 3.
    Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
    by Gail Honeyman
  4. 4.
    Joe's 30 Minute Meals
    by Joe Wicks
  5. 5.
    Origin
    by Dan Brown
  6. 6.
    NYPD Red 5
    by James Patterson & Marshall Karp
  7. 7.
    La Belle Sauvage
    by Philip Pullman
  8. 8.
    A Question of Trust
    by Penny Vincenzi
  9. 9.
    Gallery of the Dead
    by Chris Carter
  10. 10.
    Snap
    by Belinda Bauer
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