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  • Who wants to be a spinner winner?

    <p>YOSSARIAN</p><p>It's the end of the year as far as pay, holiday and bonuses go, so we are all in a frenzy of using everything up... Read more

  • Booksellers and HSBC

    <p>I wonder if there are any other booksellers who share my frustration with HSBC Merchant Services as their credit card acquiror?.</p><p>HSBC recently changed the format... Read more

  • Osprey's sales

    <p>A small correction to the piece about us last week (Company News, 28th February): we are distributed in the US and represented to the trade... Read more

  • Levelling the field

    <p>More power to Trevor Goul-Wheeker and anyone trying to find a less uneven playing field in the sport of negotiating discounts ("Don't stop moving", 21st... Read more

  • How to win a Nibbie

    <p>The British Book Awards generated their own small measure of judging controversy last week, albeit without making the mark that some Booker spats have done.... Read more

  • Publishers lose points

    <p>Michael Legat, who reports on the Society of Authors' survey of publishers, is careful to issue a few cautionary notes about the conclusions. Every book... Read more

  • Date set for new ISBNs

    <p>The date for the worldwide introduction of 13-digit ISBNs is likely to be 1st January 2007. The extension of title identification numbers from 10 digits... Read more

  • Blackwell's adds category manage

    <p>Blackwell's has appointed two category managers to oversee art and medical books across the chain. Sue Gregory, medical sales manager, will become category manager for... Read more

  • Giles joins Oneword

    <p>Alastair Giles, former group marketing director at HarperCollins, has joined Oneword Radio as its head of marketing.</p><p>He will initially work three days a week at... Read more

  • Indie publishers seek innovation

    <p>Small publishers need to innovate and work more closely with retailers if they are to survive in the current climate, the spring conference of the... Read more

  • Huveaux buys Lonsdale

    <p>The Huveaux publishing and media group has bought UK revision guide publisher Lonsdale. The deal is for an initial cash sum of &#163;5m, plus a... Read more

  • T&F pays &#163;60m for CRC Press

    <p>Taylor&amp;Francis has paid &#163;60m to Information Holdings Inc to acquire CRC Press, the US-based science, engineering and medicine publisher. CRC, which publishes about 350 new... Read more

  • Penguin and DK stride ahead

    <p>Penguin Group UK has reported an upbeat performance for 2002, helped by a strong return to profit at Dorling Kindersley and a rising number of... Read more

  • School books downturn hurts Pear

    <p>Pearson Education has increased worldwide operating profit by 19% to &#163;326m on sales that grew by 6% to &#163;2.8bn in the year to end-December 2002.... Read more

  • Books for Giving goes back to dr

    <p>Books for Giving, the Christmas catalogue for independent booksellers that is celebrating its 20th birthday, is to undergo a complete overhaul. Cathy Andrews, managing director... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    Becoming
    by Michelle Obama
  2. 2.
    The Ice Monster
    by David Walliams; Tony Ross
  3. 3.
    Guinness World Records 2019
    by
  4. 4.
    The Meltdown
    by Jeff Kinney
  5. 5.
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    by Heather Morris
  6. 6.
    The Wonky Donkey
    by Craig Smith; Katz Cowley
  7. 7.
    Past Tense
    by Lee Child
  8. 8.
    Listening to the Animals
    by Noel Fitzpatrick
  9. 9.
    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
    by J K Rowling
  10. 10.
    Private Eye Annual 2018
    by Hislop, Ian
7th December 2018

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