Mackesy hit named bestselling UK hardback since records began

Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse has become the UK’s bestselling adult hardback book since records began, according to figures released by publisher Ebury. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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HarperCollins UK hits record profit after Lord of the Rings Amazon TV deal

HarperCollins Publishers saw record profits before tax of £26.8m for the year ending 30th June 2018, almost double the 2017 figure, partly due to a monster The Lord of the Rings TV deal with Amazon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK Author-Illustrator Judith Kerr Named a Specsavers Platinum Bestseller

The German-born British children's writer Judith Kerr is now a member of the Platinum Bestseller club, awarded the honor by Specsavers and Nielsen Book. The post UK Author-Illustrator Judith Kerr Named a Specsavers Platinum Bestseller appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lean in 15 becomes bestselling diet book since records began

Joe Wicks has leapfrogged himself to claim the number one spot in the book chart for a third week running—this time with his debut Lean in 15 (Bluebird). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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July Religion Bestsellers: ‘Positive Thinking’ Hits #2; Debby Giusti’s Debut

Norman Vincent Peale, known as the father of positive thinking, takes #2 in Religion Nonfiction with his 60-year-old mega-bestseller, ‘The Power of Positive Thinking;’ Debby Giusti debuts at #2 on our Religion Fiction bestsellers list with her new Christian romance, ‘Soldier Protector.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK film and TV industry bounces back from Covid with record £5.6bn spend

Annual investment doubles as production industry races to replenish libraries depleted by the pandemicThe UK film and TV industry has bounced back spectacularly from the pandemic with a record £5.6bn spent making blockbusters such as Mission: Impossible 7 and big-budget dramas including... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The UK’s Sunday Times Young Writer Award Names Its 2021 Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2021 Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Trust award includes poetry, nonfiction, and three novels. The post The UK’s Sunday Times Young Writer Award Names Its 2021 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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She has a bestseller and hit Netflix series. But Stephanie Land's 'Maid' isn't just about being a 'palatable poor person'

Stephanie Land, the author of 'Maid,' joins the L.A. Times Book Club on Jan. 25. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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OverDrive: Record Number of Libraries Hit Million Digital Lend Mark

Leading library service provider OverDrive this week reported that a total of 121 public libraries and consortia across seven countries and from 37 U.S. states surpassed one million digital lends in 2021, a significant jump from 2020, when 102 libraries hit the mark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Osman named 2021's number one bestseller as TV star’s cosy crime titles set the tills alight

Richard Osman claims the crown for the bestselling book of 2021 ahead of Charlie Mackesy, although the top-line figures are once again affected by some data blackouts owing to lockdowns. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Andersen Press to publish Douglass US bestseller in UK

Andersen Press has acquired Ryan Douglass' New York Times bestseller The Taking of Jake Livingston, a YA ghostly thriller with a Black, LGBT+ lead. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Richard Osman’s second book is one of the fastest-selling novels since records began

The Pointless presenter’s second crime novel, The Man Who Died Twice, has sold 114,202 copies in its first week on saleRichard Osman’s follow-up to The Thursday Murder Club, The Man Who Died Twice, has become one of the fastest-selling novels since records began.Published on 16 September, The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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New Rooney is already 2021’s bestselling hardback novel, says Waterstones

Sally Rooney’s latest novel Beautiful World, Where Are You (Faber) is already the biggest-selling hardback fiction title of 2021 at Waterstones after just three days on sale, the chain's m.d. James Daunt has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chinese education changes could hit ELT divisions at UK publishers

China has announced a series of reforms for private education companies, which could impact English Language Teaching (ELT) divisions at UK publishers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sarah Ferguson’s Mills & Boon novel edges on to UK bestsellers chart

Historical romance Her Heart for a Compass has made it to the official UK book chart – but it still lies well clear of Bridgerton’s successIt’s not quite Bridgerton levels of sales, but Sarah Ferguson’s first venture into the romantic fiction market, Her Heart for a Compass, has nonetheless made... Continue reading at The Guardian

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UK publishing income up 2% in Covid-hit 2020 despite print decline

Total publishing income hit record levels in 2020, rising 2% to £6.4bn, buoyed by a digital surge that helped offset a 6% decline in print sales, a report by the Publishers Association shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

Sales at Simon & Schuster came in at an all time high in 2020 at $901m, ViacomCBS has reported. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is a bestseller, but its author, Walter Tevis, was hardly a one-hit wonder

Tevis wrote science fiction greats like “The Man Who Fell to Earth” and the overlooked “Mockingbird.” Also, “The Hustler.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners

The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the 'book of the year' honor to come later this month. The post UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Code Name Bananas keeps top spot as lockdown hits data

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Code Name Bananas (HarperCollins) has swung into a second week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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