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  • London fair comes of age

    <p>The only grumbles at a crowded Olympia were over access to the rights centre, Joel Rickett reports.</p><p>The London Book Fair this week cemented its position... Read more

  • Not inappropriate

    <p>We were disappointed to read Elizabeth Howard's letter (14th March) regarding Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black, and would like to respond to... Read more

  • Book clubs and direct sellers

    <p>The Booksellers Association is strongly in support of your Leader, "Giving it away" (14th March), which referred to the perceptive article ("Price--a weapon of mass... Read more

  • Fortress Rights Centre

    <p>The London Book Fair, growing out of an event for small publishers, took a long time to establish itself as a forum for the sale... Read more

  • What we say in surveys

    <p>If publishers paid attention to a Daily Telegraph survey of reading last weekend, they might save themselves a lot of money. When asked, "How did... Read more

  • Romeo the dog, where art thou?

    <p>Horace Bent</p><p>With 10 winning favourites, the Cheltenham Festival last week was a playground for punters. Sad to report, only a small share of the millions... Read more

  • Spring forward, fall back again

    <p>Ah, spring is in the air, and a young writer's thoughts naturally turn towards pleasurable diversion. Who wants to be stuck behind a typewriter when... Read more

  • Coutts buys Mercier

    <p>Coutts Information Services, the library supplier and owner of John Smith&amp;Son, has acquired the Irish library supply side of Mercier Bookshops Ltd for an undisclosed... Read more

  • Taylor&amp;Francis realigns after

    <p>STM publisher Taylor&amp;Francis, rumoured to be among the final few bidders for BertelsmannSpringer, kept up organic growth last year despite a softening in the US... Read more

  • London book fair comes of age

    <p>The London Book Fair has cemented its position as the most important event on the international publishing scene behind Frankfurt. With crammed aisles and tables... Read more

  • Entertainment Rights inches back

    <p>Entertainment Rights, owner of rights to Basil Brush and Postman Pat, has lifted operating profit while pretax profit was held back by higher interest charges... Read more

  • Deadline looms for Airlife bids

    <p>Final bids to acquire military and aviation publisher Airlife are to be made by Friday 21st March. The company went into receivership earlier this month.</p><p>Crecy,... Read more

  • Management go-round at Pearson

    <p>John Fallon has been appointed chief executive of Pearson Education Europe, Middle East and Africa, with responsibility for publishing and the services division, to start... Read more

  • Gardners signs with Lightning So

    <p>Gardners has signed a deal to distribute books from print-on-demand company Lightning Source, which already has a partnership with rival wholesaler Bertrams. The deal is... Read more

  • Hale is new Hodder sales directo

    <p>Hodder has appointed Lucy Hale as sales director to replace Sheila Crowley, who announced last month that she would leave the company in the summer.... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    The Fast 800
    by Mosley, Michael
  2. 2.
    Tom Kerridge's Fresh Start
    by Tom Kerridge
  3. 3.
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    by Heather Morris
  4. 4.
    The Woman in the Window
    by A J Finn
  5. 5.
    A Woman's Fortune
    by Josephine Cox
  6. 6.
    Texas Ranger
    by James Patterson
  7. 7.
    Tell Me a Secret
    by Jane Fallon
  8. 8.
    Veggie Lean in 15
    by Joe Wicks
  9. 9.
    The Language of Kindness
    by Christie Watson
  10. 10.
    How to Be Human
    by Ruby Wax
18th January 2019

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