40k reprint for Baileys winner 'with broad appeal'

Penguin Random House is printing 40,000 paperbacks of Ali Smith’s How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton) following its triumph at the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. Smith was named the 20th winner of the prize last night at a ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall in London.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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VICE has broad appeal for Octopus

Octopus imprint Cassell is to publish a feminist series by Zing Tsjeng, UK editor of VICE.com's women’s interest channel Broadly. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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TV deal for Baileys winner Lisa McInerney

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HC plans Booker-winner reprint

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Bloomsbury orders reprint of Orange-winner

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Virago gets third novel from award-winner Onuzo

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Guildford Book Festival appeals for funds

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Your Francophile kids will want to read the winners of the Prix Albertine Jeunesse.

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Avon takes two from Big Issue contest winner Sharland

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World's Worst Parents tops the charts as Nibbies winners soar

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) has rocketed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 74,328 copies in its first three days on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Appeals Court Vacates Temporary Order Blocking Publication of Trump Niece's Tell-All

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