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  • Atlas and HC plot partnership

    <p>Tom Holman</p><p>HarperCollins and Atlas Books used the fair to launch their joint partnership on Eminent Lives, a new series of short biographies by high-profile authors.</p><p>Among... Read more

  • The freedom fighters

    <p>Freedom to publish still needs to be fought for in many countries, while mass illiteracy remains the biggest obstacle to industry expansion. Jens Bammel, the... Read more

  • BA urges publishers to reveal cl

    <p>Colin Marshall, president of the Booksellers Association, has sent a letter to the trade press condemning publishers for using "outdated costing models" that give book... Read more

  • Sainsbury's, M&S grow book range

    <p>The influence of supermarkets on the book market is to continue to grow following the news that Sainsbury's and Marks&amp;Spencer plan to increase their book... Read more

  • Open warning for STM publishers

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>STM publishers have been warned of possible changes in the law to favour the emerging open access publishing model, as library funding reached "crisis... Read more

  • Carson wins Forward Prize

    <p>Ciaran Carson has won the &#163;10,000 Forward Prize for Breaking News (Gallery Press). The &#163;5,000 Felix Dennis Prize for a first collection went to A... Read more

  • Sainsbury's Baby Book Award winner

    Sam Lloyd and Little Tiger Press have won the 2003 Sainsbury's Baby Book Award for Happy Dog, Sad Dog (£3.99, 1854308742). She wins £2,000. The... Read more

  • It's not easy being green

    <p>Danuta Kean</p><p>It would be hard to take against attempts to ensure books are made without damaging the world's precious ancient forests. Publishers, with their liberal... Read more

  • The world is one market

    <p>The PA's international board last week heard good news about export sales. Tom Holman reports</p><p>Export sales remain buoyant for UK publishers despite setbacks in some... Read more

  • Bertrams finalises &#163;2m warehouse move

    <p>Fiona Fraser</p><p>After a two-year delay, Bertrams is moving to its bespoke warehouse at the Broadlands Business Park in Norwich. The company signed a 25-year lease... Read more

  • Waterstone's opens second store in Bournemouth

    <p>Despite strong competition from W H Smith and Borders in Bournemouth, Waterstone's is opening a second branch in the area. The store will open on... Read more

  • Blackwell's buys Everett

    <p>Blackwell's has bought 210-year-old library supply company W H Everett's book business for an undisclosed sum. It will fold the business into its Oxford-based Blackwell's... Read more

  • Plymbridge in administration

    <p>Fiona Fraser</p><p>The Independent Publishers Guild has called for an overhaul of book </p><p>distribution practice following the news that Plymbridge Distributors has gone into administration. </p><p>The... Read more

  • Accepting freebies

    <p>I have been wondering why I find it so difficult to get W H Smith or Ottakar's to take our books as core stock--we are... Read more

  • The wood from the trees

    <p>Sustainable publishing is no clear cut issue</p><p>Trade publishers have found themselves under fire for lack of rigour in their environmental policies. Greenpeace claims that publishers... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    The Testaments
    by Margaret Atwood
  2. 2.
    Veg
    by Jamie Oliver
  3. 3.
    The Institute
    by Stephen King
  4. 4.
    Lies Lies Lies
    by Adele Parks
  5. 5.
    The Fear Bubble
    by Ant Middleton
  6. 6.
    The Stone Circle
    by Elly Griffiths
  7. 7.
    Revenge
    by James Patterson
  8. 8.
    The Handmaid's Tale
    by Margaret Atwood
  9. 9.
    The Second Sleep
    by Robert Harris
  10. 10.
    A Spark of Light
    by Jodi Picoult
20th September 2019

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