Crime and thriller titles dominate UK's most-borrowed list

The crime and thriller genre has dominated loans from UK public libraries last year according to data released by Public Lending Right. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major UK booksellers accused of listing far-right titles for sale

Booksellers Amazon, W H Smith, Waterstones and Foyles have become the subject of a Hope not hate campaign, which has accused them of listing far-right books for sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Titles Dominate Amazon E-book Bestseller List

Titles published by Amazon Publishing imprints took 12 of the top 20 spots on the Amazon Kindle ebook bestseller list in the first half of 2017. Last year in the same period, Amazon had one ebook in the top 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kids dominant in most-borrowed list

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:29 The case for the importance of libraries to children's reading is backed up by the latest library loan figures released by the Public Lending Right (PLR), which show children's authors dominant among the most borrowed... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere scoops another true crime title from David Wilson

Sphere will publish A Plot to Kill: A True Story of Deception, Betrayal and Murder in a Quiet English Town, from criminologist David Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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American publisher Levine promises ‘beloved’ titles from his new independent list

American publisher Arthur A Levine has launched the first titles fro his new independent children’s publisher Levine Querido in the UK. Levine founded Levine Querido last April after 23 years as the publisher of Scholastic Inc imprint Arthur A Levine Books. One of the driving forces that led him... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Ijeoma Oluo title to launch Basic Books UK

Basic Books UK, John Murray Press' new imprint, has acquired Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male Power by Ijeoma Oluo to publish as its first title in 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette UK makes Times list of top employers for women

Hachette UK has been selected as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020, while its Gender Balance Network has won Employee Network Group of the Year (Private Sector) at the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI) Awards 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McDermid reveals 2020 New Blood list of crime-writing talent

Val McDermid has revealed her 2020 “New Blood” list of hotly tipped crime-writing talent, featuring Deepa Anappara and Elizabeth Kay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books about race and racism are dominating bestseller lists

Readers are reaching for “White Fragility” and “How to Be an Antiracist,” among other titles. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests

'Concerned about future solvency as a consequence of supply chain interruption,' British publishers appeal to the UK government for swift financial aid. The post UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bookselling in lockdown: education titles surge as UK shops are shuttered

Exclusive data from Blackwell’s, Waterstones and Bookstat reveal that, with most UK readers housebound, educational titles, escapist fiction and soothing self-help is much in demand Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bill Bowder thriller goes to S&S UK amid translation rights frenzy and six-figure audio deal

Simon & Schuster UK has landed Bill Bowder's real-life thriller Freezing Order, which has also been at the centre of a flurry of translation deals and secured a six-figure audio deal.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 17:16:51 UTC ]
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Faith-Based Titles Leading the 2020 Lists

We look at what religion and spirituality publishers are highlighting in the first part of the new year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hari Kunzru moves from Hamish Hamilton to S&S UK for new literary thriller

Award-winning novelist Hari Kunzru has moved to Simon & Schuster UK after 17 years at Hamish Hamilton, with literary thriller Red Pill set for publication in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mabey hails Oneworld fiction list as Jones, Dean and Schweblin reveal 2020 titles

Oneworld showcased its Spring 2020 highlights last night, as publisher Juliet Mabey toasted ten years of success.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Detection Club A-list for Howdunit title

More than 50 crime authors and members of the Detection Club, including Ian Rankin, Mick Herron and Val McDermid, will contribute to a HarperCollins-published title about crime writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Non-fiction leads the way as climate titles dominate discussion at Frankfurt

Non-fiction has reigned supreme at an upbeat Frankfurt Book Fair, as agents reported a surge of interest in titles on wellbeing and personal development.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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True-crime thriller goes to Harvill Secker

Harvill Secker has triumphed at auction to snap up true-crime book The Dublin Railway Murder by Thomas Morris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scots Makar unveils UK BAME list

Scots Makar Jackie Kay has unveiled her selection of ten “bold, brilliant and brave” BAME authors in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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