Orion Spring strikes four-book deal with This Morning’s TV therapists

Orion Spring has acquired world rights to four self-help titles by "This Morning" TV therapists Nik and Eva Speakman.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Two six-figure deals for Gollancz

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 10:39 Gollancz has signed two six-figure pre-empt deals, with editorial director Gillian Redfearn acquiring trilogies by début authors. The first acquisition was made just before the Frankfurt Book Fair, with Redfearn buying UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnny Vegas book delayed until next year

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 08:30 HarperCollins has delayed publication of its autobiography of comedian Johnny Vegas, Becoming Johnny Vegas, due for release this autumn, until this time next year. The publisher said the decision was taken in order to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newton hails "terrific" WHS/Kobo deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 14:34 Bloomsbury is anticipating W H Smith's link-up with Kobo to sell e-readers will help create "another big Christmas" for ebooks, as the Group's ebook sales grew by 564% over the first six months of 2011. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Case of 'The Graveyard Book'

It is only exaggerating a little to say that many authors would kill to see the shiny gold Newbery medallion on the cover of one of their books. Which is why it is surprising that the latest edition of Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book not only forgoes the medal, but the claim as well: his 2009... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books and Continuum buy drive sales at Bloomsbury

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 09:41 E-book sales and the acquisition of Continuum helped sales at Bloomsbury leap 16%, although relocation and restructuring costs led to pre-tax profit more than halving to £0.3m, in its latest set of financial accounts.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anobii signs retail deals with publishers

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 15:07 Social networking site Anobii has signed retail partnerships with 10 UK publishing companies, including the UK's four biggest publishers, meaning the site will sell their ebooks from the end of October. Penguin, Random... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First enhanced ebook from Short Books

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 08:10 Short Books has produced its first enhanced ebook for the digital version of Birdwatching with your Eyes Closed (3rd November), the new book from Simon Barnes, author of How to be a Bad Birdwatcher. The book explores the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin Books goes wild for David Essex

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:15 Virgin Books has acquired actor and 1970s heartthrob David Essex's autobiography. The as-yet-untitled book will be published in March 2012 and will chart Essex's career spanning four decades as a drummer, singer, theatre star,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Demons Makes Big Splash at Frankfurt Book Fair

In his closing remarks, Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos said that 2011 was a strong year for startups at the fair. Among those startups, perhaps none had a better reception than Small Demons, in Los Angeles. “We couldn’t have asked for a better first Frankfurt Book Fair,” Small Demons... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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W&N pre-empts debut in six-figure deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 20/10/2011 - 15:13 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a debut novel in a "major" six-figure pre-empt deal, with the agent likening it to The Book Thief and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. W&N fiction publishing director Kirsty... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heaney lauded at Irish Book Awards

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 20/10/2011 - 15:10 Poet Seamus Heaney is to receive a lifetime achievement award at this year's Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards, with the gongs including an Irish Bookshop of the Year Award for the first time. Also new this year, RTE... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MCB signs irie deal with Rastamouse

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 08:55 Macmillan Children’s Books has signed up publishing rights in crime-fighting CBeebies character Rastamouse. The deal was struck with DHX Media, and will enable Macmillan to publish a range of Rastamouse products including... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alma Books to expand after profitable year

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 20/10/2011 - 08:45 Alma Books is planning to hire more staff and expand its non-fiction and YA lists, after reversing a loss made in its 2009 financial year. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Winman wins Edinburgh Festival book prize

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 14:45 Sarah Winman’s debut When God Was a Rabbit (Headline Review) has won the 2011 Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Newton First Book Award. The award encourages attendees of the festival to vote for their favourite of the 47... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Cuts Publishers Out of the Mix, Makes Deals With Writers

Releasing a book on one of the world’s largest publishing marketplaces could help your company. Here's a quick guide to the basics of self-publishing. Continue reading at PC World

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Saltyard acquires Prashad restaurant books

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 07:00 Saltyard Books has bought two books about Prashad, the Indian restaurant run by the Patel family in Bradford which narrowly missed out on Gordon Ramsey's Britain's Best Restaurant award. Saltyard Books publisher Elizabeth... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstores Drop Comics After Amazon Deal With DC

Jim Lee, co-publisher of DC Entertainment, showcases the graphic novel "Superman: Earth One" on the Kindle Fire. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Miller and Birch lead Booker sales for book chains

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 09:00 AD Miller's Snowdrops and Carol Birch's Jamrach's Menagerie are the bestselling books in the Man Booker shortlist on the high street, ahead of the prize's announcement this evening. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road launches Iconic E-Books

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 15:19 Digital publisher Open Road is launching a new imprint, Iconic E-books, with Erica Jong's Fear of Flying and Alice Walker's The Color Purple to be among its first titles. The Iconic E-Books titles will be those that have... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazines Look to TV…Again

With print media in decline, magazine companies are working feverishly to get a foothold in TV and video. Two that have been especially aggressive on this front are Condé Nast, which just started an entertainment division and hired cable vet Dawn Ostroff to run it; and Hearst Corp., which... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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