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  • Booker judges announced

    <p>The judges for the 2004 Man Booker Prize to join chair Chris Smith MP are: novelist Tibor Fischer; writer Robert Macfarlane; Rowan Pelling, editor of... Read more

  • A week with Vicky

    <p>Victoria Barnsley, c.e.o. of HarperCollins, last week offered Daily Telegraph readers a diary of her working life. She finds that "it is possible to mix... Read more

  • DK elevates creatives

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Dorling Kindersley is to reorganise its creative teams into six subject groups, each with its own publishing director.</p><p>The four adult groups will be health... Read more

  • Audio opportunity for indies

    <p>An innovative range management tool could help independent booksellers grow their sales of audiobooks this year. The techniques, developed by BBC Audiobooks, have led to... Read more

  • BA-PA group grows and agrees launches

    <p>The PA/BA Liaison Group, previously known as the trade forum, has been expanded to include wholesaler representation. Following a request from the BA, Gardners m.d.... Read more

  • Pan Mac parts from Channel 4

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Pan Macmillan has parted ways from Channel 4 Books, ending a five-year publishing partnership.</p><p>The move occurred after the existing contract came up for review... Read more

  • Cork crisis draws on

    <p>The optimism of some publishers about the future of supermarket supplier Cork International is flagging, as talks to resolve the financial crisis have yet to... Read more

  • Oneword talks continue

    <p>The future of digital radio books station Oneword remains in the balance, as co-parent UBC Media continues investment negotiations.</p><p>UBC is nearing the end of discussions... Read more

  • Publishers miss County cash

    <p>Fiona Fraser</p><p>Collapsed remainder chain County Bookshops has left a cash shortfall of more than &#163;4m, according to a creditors' report. Publishers and other trade creditors... Read more

  • Altruda's world role for Borders

    <p>Fiona Fraser</p><p>Vincent Altruda, president of Borders' international stores, has been promoted to the position of worldwide president, following the resignation of Borders US president Tamara... Read more

  • Abrams sets up UK sales arm

    <p>Abrams, the US illustrated publisher, is to grow its UK and international presence with a new UK office and sales team.</p><p>The office will be headed... Read more

  • Jessica Kingsley goes alone in US

    <p>Jessica Kingsley Publishers has created a US subsidiary to provide sales and marketing support from 1st August.</p><p>The new Philadelphia-based company, Jessica Kingsley Publishers Inc, will... Read more

  • Reed outlines online growth strategy

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Reed has put online products at the heart of a three-year growth strategy, unveiled last week with its 2003 financial results.</p><p>Crispin Davis, c.e.o., identified... Read more

  • 'Special editions'

    <p>Last week, on the strength of the Channel 4 programme "Spitfire Pilot", we received an order from a regular customer for a copy of the... Read more

  • Richard&amp;Judy's Book Club

    <p>I need to respond to the letter (Letters, 20th February) from Madeleine Gair of the Whitby Bookshop, lest booksellers who have not seen our programme... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    The Body
    by Bill Bryson
  2. 2.
    The Secret Commonwealth
    by Philip Pullman
  3. 3.
    Veg
    by Jamie Oliver
  4. 4.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
  5. 5.
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
    by J K Rowling; Jim Kay
  6. 6.
    18th Abduction
    by James Patterson
  7. 7.
    The Butterfly Room
    by Lucinda Riley
  8. 8.
    Wham! George & Me
    by Andrew Ridgeley
  9. 9.
    The Testaments
    by Margaret Atwood
  10. 10.
    Cilka's Journey
    by Heather Morris
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