Race to Christmas Number One wide open

The race for the Christmas number one title is wide open this year, with no outstanding contender for the top spot. Seven national retailers, along with prominent indies, have told The Bookseller their predicted top five titles for Christmas across all genres, with many maintaining it is still all to play for as there is “no Sir Alex Ferguson– type title” this year. Ferguson’s My Autobiography (Hodder) was last year’s Christmas number one. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams versus Pinch of Nom in the race to Christmas number one

David Walliams look set to achieve a third Christmas number one with The Beast of Buckingham Palace (HarperCollins) racking up three straight weeks of sales above 100,000 copies—yet Pinch of Nom sequel Everyday Light could potentially cause an upset. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 11:53:50 UTC ]
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The Open Access Race: Springer Nature Announces One Million Articles

Saying 34 percent of all its articles and 16 percent of its primary research is published under open access, Springer Nature proclaims leadership in the field. The post The Open Access Race: Springer Nature Announces One Million Articles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-12-02 14:38:35 UTC ]
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Rowling's Christmas Pig jingles all the way to number one

J K Rowling's The Christmas Pig (Little, Brown) has flown directly into the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, selling 60,010 copies in its first week on sale, while the print market surpassed £37m for the first time this year thanks to a string of Super Thursday hits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-19 14:55:01 UTC ]
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Nine Eight lands first official guide to every Christmas number one

Bonnier Books UK imprint Nine Eight has landed the first-ever official guide to every Christmas number one single between 1952 and 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 08:57:24 UTC ]
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Osman's Thursday Murder Club is the Christmas Number One

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) is the Christmas number one with 134,514 copies sold, becoming the first debut fiction title to hit the festive top spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-22 06:17:01 UTC ]
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Osman, Obama and Pinch of Nom battle for Christmas number one

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin), Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) and Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) are all in the running for the Christmas number one spot, as the print market heads into its final week before Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 11:48:04 UTC ]
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Devon indie to open in time for Christmas

Nigel Jones, formerly of Ottakar's and the Totnes Bookshop, and his wife Claire Jones, a former W H Smith children's buyer, are to open their own independent bookshop in Totnes, two weeks before Christmas.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Race and Power’: The UK’s Cambridge University Press Opens Free Access

Hoping to 'not just voice outrage,' but also to 'provide research and data,' the oldest publisher offers expert writings in 'Race and Power.' The post ‘Race and Power’: The UK’s Cambridge University Press Opens Free Access appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Audible takes 'eye-opening' exploration of race and relationships

Audible is releasing an “eye-opening” exploration of race and relationships from couple Tineka Smith and Alex Court. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Beast of Buckingham Palace named Christmas number one

David Walliams’ The Beast of Buckingham Palace (HarperCollins) is the 2019 Christmas number one, securing the author’s third festive top spot after 2016’s The Midnight Gang and 2017’s Bad Dad.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 11:43:48 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's Becoming is the Christmas number one

Michelle Obama’s Becoming (Viking) is the UK Christmas number one, holding on to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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David Walliams is the Christmas Number One

David Walliams’ Bad Dad (HarperCollins) has claimed the Christmas Number One, selling 60,700 copies for £376,150 through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones to open five shops before Christmas

Waterstones is to open five new bookshops before Christmas – with three named after the area they are based in the spirit of an independent bookshop. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Midnight Gang strikes Christmas Number One

David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) is the 2016 Christmas Number One, selling 79,200 copies for £474,684 and seeing off a challenge by an insurgent Five on Brexit Island (Quercus), while surprise hit The GCHQ Puzzle Book (Michael Joseph) had a strong third place finish.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Toller Books opens gallery for Christmas

Independent Dorset-based publisher Little Toller Books is to open a gallery showcasing the work of its collaborators. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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YouTube stars the Sidemen are frontrunners in race for Christmas books No 1

Figures show that game-playing vloggers’ print debut sold more than 26,000 copies in its first three days on sale last weekA week after the starting gun was fired on the race to the top of the Christmas book charts, YouTube superstars the Sidemen have emerged in front of the likes of Jamie... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Booksellers hail 'wide open' Man Booker

The newly announced Man Booker longlist has had an enthusiastic reception from booksellers, who say the contest for the prize looks wide open this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guinness World Records is the Christmas Number One

Guinness World Records 2015 (GWR) is the UK's official Christmas number one. In the seven days ending 20th December, the annual tome of record-breaking achievements from across the globe sold 58,477 copies, a volume rise of nearly 12% week to week. This is the first time in over a decade that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sir Alex scores convincing Christmas Number One

Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed the coveted book-trade Christmas Number One spot. His record-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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