Post-Christmas discounts from the trade

Bestselling titles including the Christmas number one Guinness World Records 2015 (GWR), as well as Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist (Picador) and Robert Galbraith’s The Silkworm (Little, Brown) are being sold at a discount of up to 85% by retailers online, while The Book People is offering some titles at a 90% discount on r.r.p. Publishers are also selling titles at a discount during the Christmas sale period. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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