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  • Writers' Website wins award

    <p>ABCtales.com, a writers' Website established by Big Issue founder John Bird and Body Shop's co-founder Gordon Roddick, has won the New Statesman Online Communities Award.... Read more

  • Penguin's Asian tour

    <p>Penguin is to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United and Liverpool by opening a sales and marketing operation in Asia. The move will be... Read more

  • Euro Commission re-opens investigation in Germany

    <p>The European Commission has re-opened its investigation into Germany's book pricing system and has started proceedings against the German trade organisation Borsenverein and certain publishers,... Read more

  • Sales rocket at Tate Enterprises

    <p>Sales and profitability at Tate Enterprises, the commercial arm of the Tate galleries, have soared since the opening of Tate Modern on London's Bankside last... Read more

  • New openings for Ottakar's

    <p>Ottakar's has announced the opening of a further three shops and the expansion of an existing outlet, keeping it on track to achieve its goal... Read more

  • Hammicks and SPCK snap-up Triptych staff

    <p>Booksellers Hammicks and SPCK have snapped up former Triptych staff and brought them in-house to help maintain their Bestseller ordering and stock control system. It... Read more

  • Lightning Source opens UK plant

    <p>Lightning Source, the US-based print-on-demand and e-book fulfilment operation, will open its first UK plant on Tuesday 31st July. The UK operation, based at Rooksley,... Read more

  • Ingenta adds Kluwer

    <p>Online academic research service Ingenta has signed Dutch publisher Wolters Kluwer to its service. The deal will add 720 specialist journals to its operation, bringing... Read more

  • Foraging out readers

    <p>Open Libraries, a new company founded by reader development agency Opening the Book and the Society of Chief Librarians, has won a &#163;350,000 award to... Read more

  • Trotman bought by Empower

    <p>Empower, a division of the employment group Manpower, has acquired the Trotman Group, publisher of university and careers-related handbooks and a recruitment consultant. The sum... Read more

  • Harry Potter publishers' big pay day

    <p>Nigel Newton, Bloomsbury chief executive, and Liz Calder, publishing director, collected almost &#163;150,000 each last week after buying and selling shares in the quoted publisher... Read more

  • New Delhi raid seizes 27,000 books

    <p>Police in New Delhi have arrested seven people and seized more than 27,000 books in the largest seizure of pirated books in India to date.... Read more

  • Stratus shares suspended

    <p>Shares in the troubled on-demand publisher House of Stratus have been suspended after the company admitted that sales in the first half of its financial... Read more

  • Premier Direct issues second profits warning

    <p>Premier Direct, the display marketing bookseller, has seen its share price plunge by more than 30% after issuing its second profit warning this year. The... Read more

  • Triptych collapses

    <p>Triptych, the computer systems group that provides the Bestseller system in more than 200 bookshops in the UK, has ceased trading. No official announcement has... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    Still Me
    by Jojo Moyes
  2. 2.
    Broken Ground
    by Val McDermid
  3. 3.
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    by Heather Morris
  4. 4.
    This is Going to Hurt
    by Adam Kay
  5. 5.
    Liar Liar
    by James Patterson & Candice Fox
  6. 6.
    The Woman in the Window
    by A J Finn
  7. 7.
    Bad Dad
    by David Walliams & Tony Ross
  8. 8.
    Everything I Know About Love
    by Dolly Alderton
  9. 9.
    The Salt Path
    by Raynor Winn
  10. 10.
    Need To Know
    by Karen Cleveland
15th February 2019

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