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  • Faber rushes DBC Pierre reprint

    <p>Faber has rushed through a reprint of 50,000 copies of D B C Pierre's debut "Vernon God Little" for delivery to its warehouse on Friday... Read more

  • Pierre scoops Man Booker

    <p>D B C Pierre is the 2003 winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction for his debut novel Vernon God Little (Faber, &#163;12.99, 0571215157).... Read more

  • Rivers steps back at Bertrams

    <p>Julian Rivers, deputy c.e.o. of Bertram Group, is to move to a non-executive position with the business early in the new year. He will switch... Read more

  • Administrator sets deadline for

    <p>The administrator of Plymbridge Distributors has given potential buyers until 5 p.m. on Thursday to come forward with offers for the business. Alan Tomlinson of... Read more

  • Pearson publishes to order

    <p>Pearson Education is to launch a new bespoke publishing business offering tailored books from its entire catalogue of titles. The Pearson Custom Publishing programme will... Read more

  • Frankfurt visitor numbers rise

    <p>New events and attractions for the German reading public helped the Frankfurt Book Fair increase its visitor numbers this year. More than 273,000 people had... Read more

  • Coeditions in demand

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Coedition publishers have reported lively sales to Northern and Eastern Europe and the Far East, but sales into the US have been harder to... Read more

  • Fighting the conservative forces

    <p>The world publishing community, as we go to press, seems to be fighting a losing battle in its efforts to put the Frankfurt Book Fair... Read more

  • Arcadia breaks into US

    <p>Arcadia Books has signed a new distribution and marketing deal for the US and Canada with the Chicago-based Independent Publishers Group.</p><p>The UK imprint, a recent... Read more

  • The threat of piracy is increasing

    <p>Tom Holman</p><p>Publishers must step up their efforts to tackle spiralling levels of book piracy around the world, a meeting led by the UK Publishers Association... Read more

  • Fighting the conservative forces

    <p>The world publishing community, as we go to press, seems to be fighting a losing battle in its efforts to put the Frankfurt Book Fair... Read more

  • British focus for Goteborg book fair

    <p>British literature is to be the focus of next year's Goteborg book fair in Sweden. The UK Publishers Association has been meeting publishers at Frankfurt... Read more

  • Libri expands English books

    <p>German wholesaler Libri has announced ambitious expansion plans with which it hopes to become the country's largest supplier of English-language books. </p><p>Following the success of... Read more

  • Booksellers tackle clubs

    <p>Tom Holman</p><p>Trade publishers need radically to rethink the way they deal with book clubs and booksellers, according to speakers at a Frankfurt meeting called to... Read more

  • Springer takes shape

    <p>Springer Science + Business Media, the new &#8364;880m science, professional and business publishing powerhouse, will launch today (Friday, 10th October) at the fair.</p><p>Springer will trade... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
    by Collins, Suzanne
  2. 2.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
  3. 3.
    Normal People
    by Sally Rooney
  4. 4.
    Slime
    by Walliams, David
  5. 5.
    Wean in 15
    by Joe Wicks
  6. 6.
    Blue Moon
    by Lee Child
  7. 7.
    Where the Crawdads Sing
    by Delia Owens
  8. 8.
    Lockdown
    by Peter May
  9. 9.
    Killer Instinct
    by James Patterson
  10. 10.
    The Family Upstairs
    by Lisa Jewell
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