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The Books are Alright

This spring it will be the job not just of booksellers, but of every single one of us to press books on others wherever we... Read more

Where is our next read?

Where is our next read?

​Recently the way we find out about new titles has changed. We spend less time standing on train platforms next to a poster of your... Read more

PRH revenues rise as Bertelsmann posts record results

Penguin Random House has shown double digit organic growth in the first half of 2021 while parent company Bertelsmann has achieved record results with revenues of... Read more

Mosse reflects on 25 years of the Women’s Prize as 2020 event prepares to go online

A quarter of a century after the Women’s Prize for Fiction launched, co-founder Kate Mosse looks at how it has helped to change the publishing... Read more

Bluemoose's Duffy calls for industry fund to support indie presses

Bluemoose Books founder Kevin Duffy has called on the publishing industry to rally behind its smaller presses at this time of crisis and to establish a... Read more

Ladybird Book of Boxing Day coming for Christmas

Penguin Random House is to release the 20th title in the Ladybird Books for Grown Ups series: The Ladybird Book of Boxing Day.... Read more

Diagram Prize: Oddest Book Titles of the Year battle it out

Academic texts on the human posterior and animal entrails, a tome on famous birdwatchers and a photography book showcasing the beautiful architecture of bus stops... Read more

Foreman to lead Man Booker 2016 judges

Biographer and historian Amanda Foreman is to chair the 2016 Man Booker Prize jury, and will be backed by a critic, a novelist, a poet... Read more

Booksellers back Beevor as Father’s Day momentum translates into sales

Dad’s the word for bookshops this Sunday (21st June) as booksellers look for a Father’s Day boost. While not yet quite at the same levels as... Read more

Independent Author Preview: April 2015

This month features lots a fiction titles but there are also some particularly strong memoirs. I read significantly more fiction than non-fiction when selecting for... Read more

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