Bea Carvalho has been appointed general fiction buyer at Waterstones, replacing Chris White.
The big Christmas book contenders have been tallied up, with The Bookseller revealing 20th October as this year’s Super Thursday.
The release of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child playscript later this week is set to be the biggest book launch since the release... Read more
The surprise announcement that Ian Hudson is to relinquish his existing roles at PRH to head its DK reference division has prompted a mixed response... Read more
Booksellers are preparing for another blockbuster summer of sales, with a second successive year of “event publishing” shoring up the industry in the sunny season,... Read more
Booksellers have been lobbying publisher Little, Brown to change the date of the release of the eighth Harry Potter story so that chain stores can... Read more
Booksellers are feeling bullish heading into the final frenzied days of selling before Christmas following a raft of “strong publishing” and sales tracking nearly 10%... Read more
Waterstones' director of buying Kate Skipper will take maternity leave at the end of the month. In her absence, Melissa Cox, head of range and children's,... Read more
Booksellers have criticised the Man Booker Prize's change of stance on the print availability of longlisted titles as “disappointing”. However others have applauded the ruling,... Read more