Coronavirus: LBF Says It’s a Go for Now; US Macmillan, Hachette Sales and HarperCollins Exit

Developing story: The States' Macmillan and HarperCollins pull out of London Book Fair over the weekend, along with the Hachette US rights team. The post Coronavirus: LBF Says It’s a Go for Now; US Macmillan, Hachette Sales and HarperCollins Exit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-02 12:52:26 UTC ]
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Hachette Livre, including Hachette UK staff, will not attend LBF

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UK national newspaper print sales plunge amid coronavirus lockdown

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HarperCollins sales down 2% in third quarter

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