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  • Axe falls on THE, Bertrams expands

    <p>Up to 640 staff at wholesaler THE are facing redundancy, following a decision by Woolworths to split the business and absorb it into the Bertram... Read more

  • Investigative biography of Richard Perle from Union Square Press

    <p>Union Square Press, the newest imprint of Sterling Publishing, has signed veteran news producer Alan Weisman to write a book on political advisor and lobbyist... Read more

  • Book trade gets behind 10th World Book Day

    <p>The book trade is gearing up for the 10th World Book Day on Thursday 1st March, with a major PR campaign and promotions based around... Read more

  • Wordsworth Editions moves upmarket

    <p>Discount paperback publisher Wordsworth Editions is set to challenge hardback classics publishers Everyman Library and Collector&#39;s Library, as it makes its first move into deluxe... Read more

  • Saqi receives Arts funding

    <p>Independent publisher Saqi Books, which specialises in foreign books, has received funding from the Arts Council England to offer three, year-long internships to people from... Read more

  • Conrad Black sues author in Canada

    <p>Former newspaper tycoon Conrad Black is suing British author Tom Bower for libel in Canada, Toronto&#39;s <em>Globe and Mail</em> reported this week. Bower&#39;s book, <em>Conrad... Read more

  • Faber novel revives Tey as sleuth

    <p>A new series of novels from Faber will give the role of sleuth to Josephine Tey, a playwright and novelist from the Golden Age of... Read more

  • Beautiful deal for Rush

    <p>Beautiful Books, an independent which brought out its first titles in 2006, has signed a new novel by <strong>Christopher Rush</strong>. </p><p>Rush&#39;s <em>Will</em> (March 2008) is... Read more

  • Investor could push for US bookseller merger

    <p>US booksellers Barnes &amp; Noble and Borders could be pressured into seeking a merger, according to a piece from Seeking Alpha. Pershing Square Capital Management,... Read more

  • Ross: The Face of publishing

    <p>Amanda Ross is The Face in the Times today. &quot;It&rsquo;s ironic that publishers--traditionally fussy Oxbridge types with English degrees--are having to suck up to someone... Read more

  • Book distributor Koen-Levy to close

    <p>Book distributor Koen-Levy Book Wholesalers is shutting down after a little more than a year, <em>Publishers Weekly</em> reported. The company, which is based in New... Read more

  • Anova wins Websters and Oz Clarke

    <p>Anova Books has acquired Websters&#39; wine publishing programme including Oz Clarke&rsquo;s bestselling Pocket Wine books. The list, which also includes Michael Broadbent&rsquo;s classic <em>Vintage Wine</em>... Read more

  • BBC shuts its shops

    <p>BBC Worldwide is to close all its seven UK retail outlets. The BBC Shops, which sell BBC tie-in books alongside DVDs, audio CDs and other... Read more

  • Keyes takes top slot

    <p>Marian Keyes&#39; A<em>nybody Out There</em> has notched up the highest weekly sale of the year to date with a total of 51,226 copies sold in... Read more

  • Faber promotes Ellis and Cannam

    <p>Faber has found a replacement for marketing director Noel Murphy in the shape of Joanna Ellis, currently Faber campaign manager. Murphy emigrated to New Zealand... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    A Promised Land
    by Barack Obama
  2. 2.
    Code Name Bananas
    by David Walliams; Tony Ross
  3. 3.
    The Thursday Murder Club
    by Richard Osman
  4. 4.
    Guinness World Records 2021
    by Guinness World Records
  5. 5.
    30 Day Kick Start Plan
    by Joe Wicks
  6. 6.
    Shuggie Bain
    by Douglas Stuart
  7. 7.
    The Ickabog
    by J K Rowling
  8. 8.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
  9. 9.
    The Deep End
    by Jeff Kinney
  10. 10.
    Ready Player Two
    by Ernest Cline

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