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  • New territories groomed

    <p>There was no shortage of international visitors looking for business at Bologna. Publishers from China, Russia and central Europe are now starting to buy seriously,... Read more

  • Transatlantic deals top Bologna

    <p>Caroline Horn</p><p>Transatlantic rights business at this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair was brisk, kicking off with news of a rare auction for a picture book... Read more

  • Bertrams looks to Christmas

    <p>Wholesaler Bertrams is to strengthen its marketing activities for independents with the launch of a new consumer Christmas books catalogue. The Books for Gifts catalogue... Read more

  • Partners in books

    <p>Tom Holman</p><p>Publishers seeking to expand the market for books are neglecting one of the most obvious catalysts for change: public libraries. That was the message... Read more

  • Quarto looks to succession

    <p>Quarto Group is to "redouble" its focus on succession planning, as it continues to grow organically and seek suitable acquisitions this year.</p><p>In a letter to... Read more

  • Green light for T&F Informa

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Taylor&amp;Francis has been given the go-ahead by shareholders to merge with Informa, the conferences and exhibitions organiser and publisher.</p><p>The deal was voted through despite... Read more

  • David&amp;Charles has Everything

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>David&amp;Charles is to publish the first in a new range of illustrated non-fiction paperbacks this summer, aimed squarely at the high street bookshop customer.</p><p>The... Read more

  • Ghosting it

    <p>I am sure that all lovers of books and literature will delight in the great success of David Beckham's autobiography, which was much feted at... Read more

  • In praise of IPG

    <p>I just wanted to say that since our article in The Bookseller ("Snakes and ladders", 19th March ) we have been contacted by a lot... Read more

  • How will it be for you?

    <p>Five panellists at next week's BA Conference describe what they hope to get out of the event.</p><p>Bob Jackson</p><p>Gardners</p><p>The BA Conference has covered a wide spectrum... Read more

  • Shareholders should let Swann spread her wings

    <p>Another spell of uncertainty may paralyse WHS.</p><p>W H Smith shareholders and staff have had a depressing year, and will be sorely tempted by any serious... Read more

  • Swann plots WHS turnaround

    <p>Kate Swann, c.e.o. of W H Smith, has outlined a five-point turnaround strategy for its UK retail business, as the group announced a sharp decline... Read more

  • Quarto looks to succession

    <p>Quarto Group is to "redouble" its focus on succession planning, as it continues to grow organically and seek suitable acquisitions this year. In a letter... Read more

  • Nielsen quits WHS for Amazon

    <p>Kes Nielsen, fiction buyer at W H Smith, has quit in advance of the retailer's operational restructure which is expected to lead to 300 job... Read more

  • Osborne to leave Harcourt

    <p>Bob Osborne, managing director of UK schools publisher Harcourt Education, is to step down from the post next month. He will take early retirement, but... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    Blue Moon
    by Lee Child
  2. 2.
    Mrs Hinch: The Activity Journal
    by Mrs Hinch
  3. 3.
    Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas
    by Adam Kay
  4. 4.
    Dead at First Sight
    by Peter James
  5. 5.
    Me
    by Elton John
  6. 6.
    Redemption
    by David Baldacci
  7. 7.
    Veg
    by Jamie Oliver
  8. 8.
    Glastonbury 50
    by Emily & Michael Eavis
  9. 9.
    The Other Side of the Coin
    by Angela Kelly
  10. 10.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
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