News

  • Setting the record straight

    <p>Your piece on Independent Music Press (Book News, 19th September) was interesting, although I was surprised at the assertion that The Wonderstuff were, in 1993,... Read more

  • Cover prices on books

    <p>Concerning the demands for the abolition of prices from books raised by Philip Downer, Borders' UK managing director (The Bookseller, 12th September), I can see... Read more

  • Hide the author

    <p>It's the book that matters, says children's laureate</p><p>"Anne Fine: I wish my child readers would push off," ran a shoutline on the cover of the... Read more

  • Supermarket sweep

    <p>Supermarkets are changing the book industry</p><p>The news that Sainsbury's aims to double its sales of books, and that Marks&amp;Spencer is trialling a store that will... Read more

  • A Gallic stabbing over the fullEnglish

    <p>William Boot</p><p>O! What a fall there was, my countrymen . . . By one of those coincidences that happen only in real life, the Friends... Read more

  • Filling a gap--a new book trade party

    <p>Horace Bent</p><p>Wonderful news: there is to be a new book industry party. There just aren't enough parties at this time of year, are there?</p><p>No, really,... Read more

  • Filling a gap--a new book trade party

    <p>Horace Bent</p><p>Wonderful news: there is to be a new book industry party. There just aren't enough parties at this time of year, are there?</p><p>No, really,... Read more

  • Fair counts the cost

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>International publishers fear that Frankfurt is losing its place as the world's leading rights trading event.</p><p>Many US publishers have scaled back their presence this... Read more

  • A second Oktoberfest

    <p>Herbert Lottman</p><p>Survivors of this year's Oktoberfest in Munich say it was wilder than ever, the beer all but flooding the streets. Here in the Frankfurt... Read more

  • Lottman's Fair View >

    <p>Herbert Lottman</p> Read more

  • Screenbase gets to grips with rights

    <p>Software specialist Screenbase Media is using the fair to launch GRIPrights, a new rights management package for publishers and agents.</p><p>Screenbase claims that the new software... Read more

  • Publishers slam EC 'inertia'

    <p>European publishers have hit out at European Commission "inertia" after decision-makers in Strasbourg amended a proposal to promote the commercial sale of public sector information.</p><p>The... Read more

  • Dictionary powerhouses join forces

    <p>British and German reference heavyweights Collins and Langenscheidt have signed a deal to work together on a new series of dictionaries.</p><p>The first joint title--Langenscheidt Collins... Read more

  • Book clubs come under pressure

    <p>Europe-wide friction between book clubs and booksellers will be the subject of a round table debate at the fair today (Thursday).</p><p>The debate comes as German... Read more

  • Bookseller appoints m.d.

    <p>Christine Martin is to join the Bookseller Information Group on 3rd November as managing director. She will report to John Kilcullen, president of the music... 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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