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Murdering the competition: Richard Osman thriller tops UK library loans

Stats from 2020-21 reveal that the Pointless presenter’s The Thursday Murder Club is the biggest hit in UK librariesRichard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club was the most borrowed book from UK libraries in the year 2020-21, while the prolific bestseller James Patterson was the most borrowed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-09 13:22:35 UTC ]
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UK libraries 'missing 25m books'

The UK's public libraries are missing 25 million books, according to new figures from libraries body CIPFA, although the decline in books could be worse than the figures indicate due to discrepancies between computer audits and physical stock takes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books' revenue up 1.2% in last quarter

Tough conditions in UK libraries and international markets led Connect Books’ total revenue to decline by 0.8% in the last quarter, however sales were up 1.2% on a like-for-like basis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson most borrowed author but loan numbers fall

James Patterson remains the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the eighth year running, according to data released today (13th February) by the Public Lending Right (PLR). Daisy Meadows holds firm in second place, while fellow children’s authors Julia Donaldson and Francesca Simon remain... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inferno is UK's most-borrowed novel

Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code follow-up Inferno was the most-borrowed book in UK libraries last year, while James Paterson was the most popular author. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Library E-lending Evolves, But It’s No Revolution—Yet

UK libraries are under pressure to deliver ebooks, but evolving technology standards, limited budgets and low demand mean general uncertainty clouds its future. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Hill, C J Sansom and Sophie Hannah on CWA longlist

Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 09:12 Susan Hill, C J Sansom and Sophie Hannah have all been longlisted for the Crime Writers' Association (CWA)'s Dagger in the Library 2011. Sponsored by Random House Group, the Dagger is awarded to an author for a body of work, with writers nominated by UK... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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