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  • 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

  • Books Etc to close two London br

    <p>Borders UK is to sell the leases of two Books Etc branches because of rising West End rents. The Books Etc Oxford Street and Piccadilly... Read more

  • Thomson downbeat despite strong

    <p>Thomson, the worldwide legal, financial, educational and scientific publisher, has warned it will not meet sales growth targets of between 7% and 9% for 2003.... Read more

  • Random streamlines Everyman

    <p>Everyman Publishers and David Campbell Publishers are to transfer their assets into a single new company, Everyman's Library, following acquisition by Random House US.</p><p>Their publishing... Read more

  • Osprey flies in UK trade

    <p>Independent military publisher Osprey has seen a spurt in UK trade sales, helping to offset a dip in special sales last year.</p><p>Sales through Ottakar's increased... Read more

  • Reed completes Harcourt integration

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Reed Elsevier last year completed most of the structural and strategic moves involved in the integration of Harcourt General, which it acquired in 2001.</p><p>In... Read more

  • Hay House seeks room in UK

    <p>Tom Holman</p><p>Hay House, the US-based mind, body and spirit publisher, has opened a London office to push sales and build a new UK list.</p><p>The office... Read more

  • THE denies sale

    <p>Total Home Entertainment (THE), the book, music and video wholesaler, has moved to quell strong rumours that its books division is for sale, Richard Lewis... Read more

  • Range shrinks on high street

    <p>Tom Holman</p><p>High street retailers sold a smaller range of books with a sharper focus on frontlist last year, according to the forthcoming Book Sales Yearbook... Read more

  • Night of the long Nibbies

    <p>The brave new consumer-friendly British Book Awards turned out much like the trade Nibbies of old this week, although there were signs of the event... Read more

  • Malaise in Manhattan

    <p>Gayle Feldman on poetry protests, booksellers' belt-tightening, and why the price wasn't right for Hodder Headline and Simon&amp;Schuster.</p><p>A kind of malaise has been seeping through... Read more

  • New c.e.o. for Lonely Planet

    <p>Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has appointed Judy Slatyer as its new chief executive. Slatyer, who will be based at Lonely Planet's Melbourne headquarters, succeeds... Read more

  • Bookshop events

    <p>Simon Biggam's articles on bookshop events (31st January and 7th February) offered excellent advice to booksellers. </p><p>As a publicist I have had experience of both... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    In a House of Lies
    by Ian Rankin
  2. 2.
    Pinch of Nom
    by Kay Featherstone & Kate Allinson
  3. 3.
    Never Greener
    by Ruth Jones
  4. 4.
    The Spy and the Traitor
    by Ben MacIntyre
  5. 5.
    The President is Missing
    by President Bill Clinton & James Patterson
  6. 6.
    Normal People
    by Sally Rooney
  7. 7.
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    by Heather Morris
  8. 8.
    Dark Sacred Night
    by Michael Connelly
  9. 9.
    Something to Tell You
    by Lucy Diamond
  10. 10.
    How to Be a Footballer
    by Peter Crouch
14th June 2019

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