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  • Returns project gathers pace

    <p>Random House Group is to automate returns processing at its giant distribution arm, in a further sign that the industry-wide initiative is gaining critical mass.... Read more

  • Random House takes Time Out

    <p>Tom Holman</p><p>Random House's Ebury division has signed a new publishing partnership with Time Out Guides. The new deal ends Time Out's 14-year relationship with Penguin.</p><p>RH... Read more

  • Booker in libraries

    <p>This year's Man Booker Prize will be promoted in public libraries through a new online initiative.</p><p>The project will enable library users to choose Booker-nominated titles... Read more

  • Supply hits Penguin sales

    <p>Fiona Fraser</p><p>Penguin's ongoing distribution backlog has badly hit sales for many booksellers over the past two weeks. The publisher has advised retailers to order titles... Read more

  • Warsaw plays host to brisk fair

    <p>Lynette Owen</p><p>The 49th Warsaw Book Fair took place in its traditional location in the Palace of Culture from 20th to 23rd May. Russia, as the... Read more

  • Amazon turns to Scotland for distribution

    <p>Amazon.co.uk is to open a second UK distribution centre, supported by a &#163;1.6m contribution from the Scottish Executive.</p><p>The new facility in Gourock, Inverclyde, is expected... Read more

  • Dawson grows UK library sales

    <p> UK sales at the book supply division of Dawson Holdings increased by 9% for the six months to end-March 2004, compared with the same... Read more

  • Sington takes stake in Virgin

    <p>A minority stake in Virgin Books has been acquired by Adrian Sington, co-founder of eSubstance and former head of Boxtree.</p><p>Mr Sington will become executive chairman... Read more

  • A hyphen won't get you anywhere

    <p>I am full of admiration for Clare Lister of Dorling Kindersley. A new book reveals her to be a model of generosity and tact in... Read more

  • What

    <p>At New Zealand's Human Interface Technology Lab, strange things are afoot. According to a BBC report BBC report ("Books get interactive makeover"), they have developed... Read more

  • Libraries in crisis

    <p>Your "Head to Head" column "Libraries in crisis" (21st May) would have been better if you had spoken to the people on the ground, i.e.... Read more

  • A new-look service for Bookseller subscribers

    <p>TheBookseller.com Bulletin, the free e-mail news service for Bookseller subscribers, switched to HTML format this week. The format enables a more attractive layout, and gives... Read more

  • The Appeal Court levels the libel playing field

    <p>Simon Master, group deputy chairman of Random House, has called (The Bookseller, 2nd April) for "sensible reform" of UK libel laws--"the most draconian and plaintiff-friendly... Read more

  • Dropping the catalogues

    <p>Where Penguin leads, others may follow.</p><p>It is quite surprising that it has taken until now for a leading publisher to announce that it is no... Read more

  • Waterstone's m.d. puts staff at centre

    <p>David Gilbert, the new managing director of Waterstone's, has pledged to put booksellers at the heart of the chain's growth strategy, Joel Rickett writes.</p><p>In his... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

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    Skincare
    by Caroline Hirons
  2. 2.
    The Room Where It Happened
    by John Bolton
  3. 3.
    Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
    by Reni Eddo-Lodge
  4. 4.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
  5. 5.
    Girl, Woman, Other
    by Bernardine Evaristo
  6. 6.
    Where the Crawdads Sing
    by Delia Owens
  7. 7.
    The Guardians
    by John Grisham
  8. 8.
    No Mercy
    by Martina Cole
  9. 9.
    The Country Bride
    by Dilly Court
  10. 10.
    Criss Cross
    by James Patterson
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