Philip Jones reflects on Hachette's acquisition of Bookouture and what it means for both parties.
Being the biggest only makes sense if you can also be the best. Last year four of the 10 bestselling print titles of the year... Read more
This time last year I wrote that we were just beginning to see the future shape of conglomerate publishing as the merger of Random... Read more
After more than six months and some of the most heated arguments I've ever seen in the book business (although rarely between the two protagonists)... Read more
In Nicholas Nickleby, “the Infant Phenomenon” Ninetta Crummles is hailed by her parents as a marvel of talent and acting ability; a pocket titan, ready... Read more
Children’s author Enid Blyton was rejected from featuring on a commemorative 50p coin because the Royal Mint's advisory committee deemed her “racist, sexist, homophobe and not a very... Read more
Hachette UK has reported a "strong first half" of trading for 2019, with sales "fractionally down" on last year as revenue increases 6.7% for parent company Lagardère. ... Read more
For the third time in five years, Pan Macmillan has been the standout performer among Britain’s Big Four publishers at the half-way mark, this time doing... Read more
Hachette has paid tribute to its “incredibly charming and generous” international sales executive Melvyn Munyua, who has died in a drowning accident.
It's the battle of the summer parties in this week's pictures round-up, while Hachette holds its inaugural Pride in Writing event.