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  • Reed internet growth goes on

    <p>Reed Elsevier has grown internet revenues to more than &#163;1bn, out of total sales that rose 13% to &#163;5bn, in the year to end-December 2002.... Read more

  • Down from a cold mountain

    <p>Winter is back with a vengeance, and Manhattan's fur-coat brigade are not the only ones showing a bit of swagger.</p><p>Peter Olson, Jeff Bezos, Sumner Redstone... Read more

  • Reading groups and publishers

    <p>I write in response to your Leader and Jenny Hartley's article on reading groups ("Maverick readers", 6th December). I would like to challenge the claims... Read more

  • Levelling the field

    <p>Seven years on from the fall of the Net Book Agreement, there are calls once more for the UK to get its own version of... Read more

  • 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.</p><p>Mr Seaton will... Read more

  • Allen-Jones goes Here + There

    <p>Keith Allen-Jones, former international sales director at Carlton Books, has taken a role as consultant to Here + There, the growing transatlantic book packager.</p><p>Here +... Read more

  • Opportunity knocks on Grub Street

    <p>I never give less than my all, but I can honestly say that rarely have I felt so deserving of the evening's first gin and... Read more

  • 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

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    Pinch of Nom
    by Kay Featherstone & Kate Allinson
  2. 2.
    Normal People
    by Sally Rooney
  3. 3.
    Nettie's Secret
    by Dilly Court
  4. 4.
    Dark Sacred Night:The Brand New Ballard and Bosch Thriller
    by Michael Connelly
  5. 5.
    President is Missing,The
    by Bill Clinton & James Patterson
  6. 6.
    Past Tense:(Jack Reacher 23):Jack Reacher
    by Lee Child
  7. 7.
    Dead at First Sight
    by Peter James
  8. 8.
    You Got This
    by Gordon, Bryony
  9. 9.
    Heads You Win
    by Jeffrey Archer
  10. 10.
    Outsider,The:The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller
    by Stephen King
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