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  • 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

  • Bol goes on growing

    <p> Having confirmed the flotation of its online retail operation Bol.com in the second quarter 2000, BOL International, the Swiss-based subsidiary of media giant Bertelsmann,... Read more

  • Borders future uncertain

    <p> Borders has revealed that it is considering a possible merger or a move back into private ownership as its share price continues to languish... Read more

  • Mixed fortunes at HarperCollins UK

    <p> Turnover at UK-based HarperCollins Publishers increased by only 2% to &pound;124m in the year ended 30th June 1999, while operating profit grew more substantially,... Read more

  • Reed Elsevier continues online investment

    <p> Anglo-Dutch media group Reed Elsevier has announced turnover of &pound;3.4bn for the year to 31st December 1999, a figure which includes its worldwide legal... Read more

  • Weltbild stunt ends in apology

    <p> The readers of German consumer magazine Brigitte may have loved the idea, but the decision by mail order company Weltbild to offer free copies... Read more

  • BOL and authors go live online

    <p> Bol.com will launch a live daily author Webcast called Relax with a Book on its Website from Monday 6th March.</p><p> The Webcast will feature... Read more

  • Pulp fact for Penguin returns

    <p> Penguin has stopped selling its returns to bargain and remainder bookshops in response to criticism from independent booksellers aired in The Bookseller last year... Read more

  • Great author hunt for WBD 2000

    <p> Members of the public will be offered &pound;5 rewards for apprehending famous authors including Jane Austen, Robert Burns, Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare and Oscar... Read more

  • Reading Relay set to break records

    <p> An attempt to set a record for the most children's books borrowed from libraries in a single day will kick-start an Olympic-themed library promotion... Read more

  • Book distribution profits disappear

    <p> The book distribution sector is losing its profitability, and looks likely to suffer further erosion as costs continue to rise, according to an industry-wide... Read more

  • Rumpus at OUP India

    <p> More than 60 high-profile academic authors, almost the entire list, are threatening to quit Oxford University Press India, after Rukun Advani, director of the... Read more

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    by Robert Harris
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    Nothing Ventured
    by Jeffrey Archer
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    The World’s Worst Teachers
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