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Lack of female and BAME characters in picture books angers industry figures

Industry insiders have reacted angrily to analysis from the Guardian that shows that only five out of the top 100 bestselling picture books of last year featured... Read more

Audio 'booming' with 13% growth last year

Audiobooks are the fastest growing publishing format with 13% growth in 2018, according to Nielsen BookScan.  Read more

Slim pickings: Wicks, Kerridge lead New Year, New You charge

British book buyers awoke in January from their collective holiday hangover/food coma and embraced "New Year, New You" tightly, with 12 titles in last week's... Read more

Children’s book market up 0.7% by value in 2018

The children’s book market has shown steady growth of 0.7% in the first part of 2018 but some of the biggest increases were from non-fiction... Read more

Book sales in Wales and the West outstrip the rest of UK

Wales and the West is emerging as the area with the fastest-growing book sales of 2018 so far, according to fresh statistics from Nielsen BookScan.... Read more

Horror genre 'rises from the grave' as sales boom

Horror and ghost stories are rising from the literary grave and seeing a resurgence in sales. Read more

Five goes fourth: Jamie Oliver serves up 60th number one

Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredients (Michael Joseph) has once again claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 54,605 copies for £648,673, according to... Read more

Five alive: Jamie Oliver spends third week at number one

Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food (Michael Joseph) has rustled up another week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling... Read more

High 5: Jamie tops the chart again

Jamie Oliver has continued his blistering return to form, shifting 52,211 copies of 5 Ingredients: Quick and Easy Food (Michael Joseph) last week through Nielsen BookScan's Total... Read more

London drives book market's value growth in 2017

London has triumphed over other regions for book sales so far in 2017, outstripping the overall market both in volume and value terms. ... Read more

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