Blob hangs on to number one as Patterson doubles his luck

David Walliams’ Blob (HarperCollins Children's) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a fourth week in a row, the longest run for a World Book Day title since records began. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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KPMG receives ‘number of offers’ for HMV as future hangs in balance

A “number of offers” have been made to buy HMV after the retailer went into administration for a second time, KPMG has confirmed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cundill Prize receives double number of entries

The re-launched Cundill History Prize received double the number of entries compared to last year, it has been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-11 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

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Number of magazine closures almost double in 2014

Though the number of magazine launches held steady in 2014, the outlook for print media still took a turn for the worse as closures nearly doubled. Among the shuttered publications are... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK publisher numbers to double at Shanghai children’s fair

The number of UK publishers attending the Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) this year has nearly doubled, with 21 set to attend the November event, compared to 12 last year. The 2013 event was described as "storming" by UK publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Number of Americans reading ebooks doubles

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 09:05 The number of Americans using an ebook reader has almost doubled during the last 12 months, according to a new survery. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jamie scores double non-fiction number ones

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 15:59 TV chef Jamie Oliver has achieved the rare feat of topping both the hardback and paperback non-fiction bestseller lists, helping publisher Penguin score number ones across all four of The Bookseller's main bestseller lists—the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat: The Couple at No 9 doubles up at the top

Claire Douglas' The Couple at No 9 (Penguin) notched up a second week in the Bookstat e-book number one spot, for the week ending 16th October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-20 10:06:04 UTC ]
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Rowling's Christmas Pig jingles all the way to number one

J K Rowling's The Christmas Pig (Little, Brown) has flown directly into the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, selling 60,010 copies in its first week on sale, while the print market surpassed £37m for the first time this year thanks to a string of Super Thursday hits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-19 14:55:01 UTC ]
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James Patterson and Scholastic are joining forces to mitigate illiteracy.

In rather heartwarming news, bestselling novelist James Patterson is working with Scholastic Book Clubs to tackle literacy inequity. On Monday, Scholastic announced that Patterson had donated $1.5 million to help launch “The United States of Readers,” a classroom initiative created to address... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 17:26:56 UTC ]
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Nine Eight lands first official guide to every Christmas number one

Bonnier Books UK imprint Nine Eight has landed the first-ever official guide to every Christmas number one single between 1952 and 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 08:57:24 UTC ]
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The Man Who Died Twice doubles up for a second week at the top

Richard Osman's The Man Who Died Twice (Viking) has claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running, selling 60,992 copies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 08:25:29 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Rooney doubles up

Sally Rooney has done the double as Beautiful World, Where Are You (Faber) searched out the Bookstat e-book number one spot, the same week it debuted atop the Nielsen BookScan print chart.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-15 10:34:29 UTC ]
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Picador wins four-way auction for Patterson debut collection

Picador has won a four-way auction for the “meditative and powerful” debut collection by poet James Conor Patterson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 01:12:14 UTC ]
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Michel Bussi’s thriller ‘The Double Mother’ twists, then twists again

The French author (and geopolitics professor) delivers another captivating mystery novel Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Jamie Oliver's Together whips up another number one

Jamie Oliver's Together (Michael Joseph) has debuted in the UK Official Top 50 number one, becoming his 19th cookbook to hit the top spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-07 12:31:55 UTC ]
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Essex indie bookshop doubles in size after 'thriving' in pandemic

An Essex-based indie bookshop is doubling in size after "thriving" during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James Patterson and Dolly Parton team up to write novel

Author James Patterson and singer Dolly Parton have teamed up to write a novel about a young woman who comes to Nashville to pursue her music-making dreams.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 08:44:53 UTC ]
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Haig becomes first author to do Bookshop chart double

Matt Haig has become the first author to feature on Bookshop.org's Indie Champions list with two titles in the same month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-01 01:03:15 UTC ]
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