News

  • LBF sell-out sparks space shuffle

    <p> Record demand for exhibition space at the London Book Fair next week has forced its organisers to move a number of exhibitors, including Xerox,... Read more

  • Methven's Net reinvention

    <p> Loss-making bookshop chain Methven's plans to relaunch itself as an Internet bookseller this year, and it has raised most of the &pound;1.5m it needs... Read more

  • National reading list Web move

    <p> Academic booksellers and publishers are planning to set up a national online database of university and college reading lists in a bid to boost... Read more

  • MacKenzie to Little, Brown

    <p> Ursula MacKenzie, hardcover publisher at Transworld, has been appointed publisher at Little, Brown, taking over the publishing responsibilities of chief executive Philippa Harrison, who... Read more

  • Worries over Waterstone's

    <p> Publishers have expressed mounting concern at the continuing impact of tighter controls imposed on Waterstone's branch-level book budgets.</p><p> A number of publishers said... Read more

  • Irving summing up

    <p> Revisionist historian David Irving accused Penguin of being "reckless and foolhardy" in publishing Deborah Lipstadt's Denying the Holocaust without first having it checked it... Read more

  • World Book Day boosts trade

    <p> World Book Day generated more than &pound;500,000 worth of extra book sales through the UK general retail market last week, pushing total sales past... Read more

  • BookTrack research debunks DTI data

    <p> Research by The Bookseller and Whitaker BookTrack has debunked the Department of Trade and Industry's claims that paperbacks are more expensive in the UK... Read more

  • Solid profits for Pearson publishers

    <p> Worldwide sales at Penguin Group jumped 8% to &pound;565m in the year to 31st December 1999, according to preliminary results from UK-based parent company... Read more

  • WHS online comes under fire

    <p> W H Smith has moved to reassure publishers that it is working hard to ensure its online subsidiary the Internet Bookshop does not break... Read more

  • LBS facing court battle

    <p> Distributor Littlehampton Book Services may face a court battle with Andr&eacute; Deutsch in July, after the publisher rejected LBS' latest compensation offer for the... Read more

  • Irish BA renews call for end to sterling prices

    <p> Irish booksellers renewed their call for UK publishers to stop pricing books in sterling at the Irish Booksellers Association conference in Killarney last week.... Read more

  • Bol launches Web book TV

    <p> Internet bookseller Bol launched its daily author interview "Relax with a Book" this week, and says the programme may be the precursor to a... Read more

  • Archer deal due

    <p> Jeffrey Archer is believed to be on the verge of a multi-million pound three-book deal.</p><p> The deadline for offers was Thursday, 9th March. HarperCollins... Read more

  • Trade revs up for World Book Day

    <p> Thousands of events are taking place today (10th March) in bookshops, libraries and schools throughout the UK to mark World Book Day, Andrew Stone... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    Diary of Greg Heffley's Best Friend: WBD
    by Kinney, Jeff
  2. 2.
    Fing
    by Walliams, David
  3. 3.
    Ten Little Bookworms: WBD
    by Brownlow, Mike
  4. 4.
    The Great Rocket Robbery: WBD
    by Cottrell Boyce, Frank
  5. 5.
    Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo: WBD
    by Riordan, Rick
  6. 6.
    Cruella and Cadpig: WBD
    by Bently, Peter
  7. 7.
    LEGO Minifigure Mayhem: WBD
    by Davies, Beth & Murray, Helen
  8. 8.
    Bad Mermaids Meet the Witches: WBD
    by Pounder, Sibeal
  9. 9.
    Everdark: WBD
    by Elphinstone, Abi
  10. 10.
    Nine Perfect Strangers: The Number One Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Big Little Lies
    by Liane Moriarty
22nd March 2019

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