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  • Booksellers to set 2006 launch dates

    <p>Booksellers are to try to cement the industry-wide launch date initiative by setting the Monday release list for the first six months of 2006 by... Read more

  • S&S UK gets Deep Throat

    <p>Simon&amp;Schuster UK will publish the inside story of Deep Throat in July, simultaneously with its US parent company. Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward has struck... Read more

  • Illustrated publisher TMI expands board

    <p>Art and heritage publisher Third Millennium Information (TMI) has expanded its board of directors following investment from IBIS Capital. Chrysalis Books c.e.o. Robin Wood has... Read more

  • T&F acquires Institute of Physics Publishing book list

    <p>Taylor&amp;Francis has acquired, for an undisclosed sum, the book publishing programme of Institute of Physics Publishing (IOPP). T&F will assume all editorial, sales, marketing, customer... Read more

  • Random House launches Indian publishing arm

    <p>Katherine Rushton</p><p>Random House is becoming the latest British publisher to crack the fast-growing Indian market with the launch of a standalone publishing operation. </p><p>Random House... Read more

  • The summer squeeze

    <p>Alison Bone</p><p>Retailers are taking summer very seriously. Summer reading promotions seem to start earlier each year, and now stretch from May to September. Waterstone's and... Read more

  • A Waste of money?

    <p>Are marketing campaigns for books effective? Damian Horner says there are better ways to spend the budget.</p><p>Yesterday you will have seen or heard around 1,500... Read more

  • Libraries in crisis

    <p>Are rate payers getting value for money from the library service? Tim Coates thinks that the answer is no.</p><p>The London Borough of Richmond has 13... Read more

  • The importance of children and books

    <p>Thank you for the piece about my winning the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award ("Pullman calls for state awards", News, 20th May). But I think your... Read more

  • Back to the future of hardbacks

    <p>Penguin Special, Jeremy Lewis' excellent new book about the life and times of Allen Lane, provides a reminder that the book trade has been predicting... Read more

  • Downgrading Richard&amp;Judy book club choices

    <p>"The six titles selected for the 'lite' version of the Book Club to be announced on air during 'Richard&amp;Judy' on Monday . . ." (Book... Read more

  • Children's booksellers and publishers must help confused buyers

    <p>Age-ranging is the only answer.</p><p>Book buyers need help. That was the clear conclusion of the recent Expanding the Market research from BML. The area in... Read more

  • AA launches children's books

    <p>AA Publishing has teamed up with Suffolk-based children's publisher Top That! to move into children's publishing.</p><p>The travel specialist is to launch its children's programme in... Read more

  • Google fears remain

    <p>Alison Bone</p><p>Google has attempted to pour oil on the troubled waters of the UK publishing community, although fears over the search engine's long-term intentions remain... Read more

  • BML reopens the age-range debate

    <p>Book Marketing Ltd is re-opening the debate around age-ranging for children's books with a survey of retailer members of the BA. </p><p>The questionnaire, commissioned by... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    This Is Me
    by Mrs Hinch
  2. 2.
    A Life on Our Planet
    by David Attenborough
  3. 3.
    A Song for the Dark Times
    by Ian Rankin
  4. 4.
    Mary Berry's Simple Comforts
    by Mary Berry
  5. 5.
    The Thursday Murder Club
    by Richard Osman
  6. 6.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
  7. 7.
    19th Christmas
    by James Patterson
  8. 8.
    Christmas Shopaholic
    by Sophie Kinsella
  9. 9.
    7 Ways
    by Jamie Oliver
  10. 10.
    Cilka's Journey
    by Heather Morris
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