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  • BCA follows crime with romance

    <p>Book club operator BCA is to sell exclusively 12 debut romance novels from January. The new romantic fiction promotion, From the Heart, follows the success... Read more

  • Harris leaves S&S

    <p>Simon&amp;Schuster's senior non-fiction editor Amanda Harris has left the company. She has taken up a role with a television production company, but hopes to return... Read more

  • Booksellers tip Truss for top sl

    <p>"Eats, Shoots and Leaves" by Lynne Truss (Profile) has emerged as the book retailers' favourite for the number one slot this Christmas, according to a... Read more

  • Macfarlane takes Guardian prize

    <p>Robert Macfarlane has received this year's Guardian First Book Award for Mountains of the Mind: A Personal and Cultural History of Our Love for Mountains... Read more

  • THE plans investment in books

    <p>Wholesaler THE plans to invest &#163;500,000 in a new automated conveyor system for its book warehouse in Stoke-on-Trent next year. The company said that its... Read more

  • Taylor is new Lightning Source m

    <p>David Taylor is to succeed Malcolm Allen as managing director of Lightning Source, the print on demand and digital fulfilment specialist, on 1st January. Taylor,... Read more

  • Reed invests in tough markets

    <p>Reed will expand its investment by $50m next year, despite soft economic conditions in two of its four markets. The publishing giant said it was... Read more

  • Ottakar's stakes new sites

    <p>Ottakar's has turned up the pressure on its high street bookselling rivals, with deals already signed for at least seven new stores. The chain's organic... Read more

  • Osprey rumour

    <p>Osprey Publishing is rumoured to be shaping up for a sale in the first six months of next year. Mooted as possible buyers are the... Read more

  • Shops ready for Christmas gift

    <p>Booksellers hope that the longer run up to Christmas Day in the final festive shopping week will see sales leap after a flat November, Fiona... Read more

  • Ottakar's stakes new sites

    <p>Fiona Fraser</p><p>Ottakar's has turned up the pressure on its high street bookselling rivals, with deals already signed for at least seven new stores. The chain's... Read more

  • Cable heads Random division

    <p>Joel Rickett</p><p>The Random House Group this week formed a new adult general books division, drawing together its commercial arm CHA and literary arm CCV.</p><p>The Random... Read more

  • THE plans investment in books

    <p>Wholesaler THE plans to invest &#163;500,000 in a new automated conveyor system for its book warehouse in Stoke-on-Trent next year. The company said that its... Read more

  • Duncan Baird buys Watkins

    <p>Duncan Baird has acquired imprint Watkins from Caxton Publishing Group, including 50 copyrights and 10 works in progress.</p><p>Watkins' non-illustrated list covers alternative health, personal development... Read more

  • No more cuts, Nelson m.d. says

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Nelson Thornes' new m.d. Fred Grainger has ruled out any more job cuts at the UK publisher in current market conditions.</p><p>It follows a strategy... Read more

Jobs in Books

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    The Giver of Stars
    by Jojo Moyes
  2. 2.
    The World’s Worst Parents
    by David Walliams; Tony Ross
  3. 3.
    The Last Widow
    by Karin Slaughter
  4. 4.
    The Institute
    by Stephen King
  5. 5.
    The Body
    by Bill Bryson
  6. 6.
    Girl, Woman, Other
    by Bernardine Evaristo
  7. 7.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
  8. 8.
    Where the Crawdads Sing
    by Delia Owens
  9. 9.
    The Sun Sister
    by Lucinda Riley
  10. 10.
    Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
    by Reni Eddo-Lodge
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