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Random orders 75,000 reprint after "joyous" Booker win

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 10:09 Random House is reprinting 75,000 copies of Julian Barnes' The Sense of an Ending this morning, following its victory at the Man Booker prize last night, with Random House c.e.o. Gail Rebuck heralding... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book sales defy recession

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 08:40 Children’s books sales outperformed the rest of the market in the first half of 2011, down just 1% year on year to £143m, due to blockbusting brands and the delay in children adopting digital content in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #fiction sales #16th july #charlotte williams #5% year #1% year


Publishers gear up for Super Thursday

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 09:00 Publishers are looking to make their mark with blockbuster titles from day one of release, as the most important day of autumn hardback releases, Super Thursday, looms this week. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #blockbuster titles #charlotte williams #super thursday


Retailers hail strong and open Christmas

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 12/09/2011 - 09:15 Comic actor James Corden, star chef Jamie Oliver and actress Joanna Lumley are among the most hotly tipped authors for Christmas 2011, with retailers looking to capitalise on one of the strongest... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes favourite ahead of Booker shortlisting

Written By: Charlotte Williams, Lisa Campbell and Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 14:00 William Hill has now named Julian Barnes as favourite to win the Man Booker prize, with the three-times shortlisted author overtaking previous winner Alan Hollinghurst ahead of tomorrow's... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle sales #lisa campbell #charlotte williams


Digital and high r.r.p.s hitting hardback sales

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 09:00 Publishers and independent booksellers are stressing the importance of "working harder" on hardback fiction titles, as sales of the format fell by £3.2m over the first half of 2011. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #working harder #independent booksellers #charlotte williams


Trade picks Man Booker frontrunners

Written By: Katie Allen, Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 09:21 Julian Barnes, Sebastian Barry and bookies favourite Alan Hollinghurst are seen by the trade as the Man Booker Prize for Fiction frontrunners after the longlist was revealed on Tuesday (26th... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #sebastian barry #charlotte williams #katie allen


Print book sales decline in first half of 2011

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 09:55 Print sales across the book market have dropped by 3% in the first six months of 2011, compared to the same period last year, with Jamie Oliver the bestselling author over the period, ahead of Julia... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #sales growth #simon schuster #james patterson #julia donaldson #bestselling author #jamie oliver #book market #charlotte williams


Eason launches EasonOffers.com

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 15:19 Irish book chain and stationers Eason has launched a daily offers site, EasonOffers.com, with the website offering a large discount on one item at a time each day, with free delivery to anywhere in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #millennium trilogy #books offered #free delivery #charlotte williams


Booksellers behind James Daunt 100%

Written By: Charlotte Williams, Lisa Campbell and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 08:47 Waterstone's booksellers are relieved over the chain's acquisition by Alexander Mamut, with one saying: "The staff will be behind [new managing director James Daunt] 100%." Fears remained,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #gratefully received #alexander mamut #lisa campbell #charlotte williams


Agents mull change to AAA code of practice

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:45 Literary agents are privately ­discussing removing a clause ­preventing them from acting as publishers in the UK Association of Authors' Agents constitution. The issue is not yet on the agenda of the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #backlist digitally #sonia land #charlotte williams


Plans revealed for WBN 2012, Kingsford to head

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 08:30 World Book Night organisers have unveiled future plans for the event, which is scheduled to take place on 23rd April 2012. Foyles marketing manager Julia Kingsford has been appointed WBN chief executive.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agency could be on hold for new publishers

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 12:19 The transition to the agency model could be halted as publishers outside of the new terms could wait as much as a year for an Office of Fair Trading investigation into ebook pricing to be completed. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #significant number #ebook pricing #charlotte williams #agency model


Davis probes British industry for Little, Brown

Written By: Charlotte Williams Little, Brown will be examining Britain’s industries with a title by Evan Davis, “Dragons’ Den” and “Today” programme presenter. Made in Britain will be published on 5th May as an £18.99 hardback, tying-in to a three-part BBC2 series of the same name, fronted by... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #intellectual property #charlotte williams


PA opposes review of Digital Economy Act

Written By: Charlotte Williams The Publishers Association [PA] has attacked the culture secretary's decision to allow communications watchdog Ofcom to "delay" the Digital Economy Act. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced yesterday [1st February] that Ofcom is to assess whether the Act's... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #copyright infringement #culture secretary #charlotte williams


OFT launches investigation into agency pricing

Written By: Charlotte Williams The Office of Fair Trading has announced an enquiry into the ebook agency model, following what it described as a "significant number of complaints". The OFT said the investigation is "into whether arrangements that certain publishers have put in place with some... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #significant number #fair trading #charlotte williams #agency pricing