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  • Supermarkets eye WBD

    <p>Supermarkets are poised to make an 11th-hour entry to this year's World Book Day on 4th March.</p><p>Despite vehement objections from some independents and chains, who... Read more

  • Expanding Bookworld records &#163;500,000 loss

    <p>Scottish bookseller David Flatman, which trades under the bargain bookselling brands Bookworld and Bargain Books, has recorded an operating loss of &#163;521,877 in the year... Read more

  • How To Books helps itself grow

    <p>Independent publisher How To Books grew sales by 40% to &#163;1.2m in 2003, after strong success with a number of its do-it-yourself guides.</p><p>The publisher made... Read more

  • Continuum consolidates

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Continuum International Publishing Group is on budget to meet its 2004 growth targets, following its integration and reorganisation last year.</p><p>Sales increased by 40% to... Read more

  • Haynes holds margin despite slower sales

    <p>Automotive and motorcycle repair manuals publisher Haynes has strengthened margin, despite lower sales in the six months to end-November.</p><p>Operating profit was &#163;3.8m, up from &#163;3.5m... Read more

  • Journals inquiry heats up

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Publishers of STM journals are putting the final touches to their responses to a landmark parliamentary select committee inquiry into the journals market. Led... Read more

  • University budgets at breaking point

    <p>Spending on journals in higher education has outpaced book purchases, according to the latest survey by the PA's Council of Academic&amp;Professional Publishers, Tom Holman writes.</p><p>The... Read more

  • The Waterloo market stall mob

    <p>It is not often that you see a real villain in The Bookseller , as opposed to your usual common-or-garden book trade variety, so let... Read more

  • Duckworth revitalised

    <p> A change is taking place at Duckworth, the general trade and classics publisher known for its upmarket literary roots (the company was founded by... Read more

  • Williams directs ops at Waterstone's

    <p>Waterstone's has appointed an internal candidate to the role of operations director. Nick Williams, formerly divisional manager for the chain's superstores division and acting operations... Read more

  • Haynes holds margin

    <p>Automotive and motorcycle repair manuals publisher Haynes has strengthened margin despite lower sales in the six months to end-November. Operating profit was &#163;3.8m, up from... Read more

  • Hodder wins Woodward

    <p>Hodder&amp;Stoughton has signed up Sir Clive Woodward, head coach to the England rugby side, for a book documenting the team's path to World Cup triumph.... Read more

  • July date for Harry 5 paperback

    <p>Bloomsbury is to publish the paperback edition of J K Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" on Saturday 10th July. It will... Read more

  • Flatman reports "disappointing" loss

    <p>Scottish bookseller David Flatman has reported sales growth of 25% in the seven weeks to 17th January, compared to the same period a year earlier.... Read more

  • The curious case of the dog that did bark

    <p>Publishing fashion has helped Mark Haddon</p><p>We hear a good deal about authors and books that publishers decide do not conform to the fashions of the... 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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