Gifts and misses: publishers pick their books of 2016

Which books did best? Which should have done better? Which books by their rivals would publishers like to have brought out? • Vote: What was your favourite book of the year?Publishing director, Jonathan Cape Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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