Trade reacts to snap general election

The book trade has expressed surprise over the snap general election called by prime minister Theresa May and is divided over whether it will harm or boost the book market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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General Election 2019: trade figures react to Tory victory

Publishing insiders have called for the trade "to get on the front foot" and "tirelessly" lobby Boris Johnson's new government, in the wake of last night's historic election which saw the Conservatives win their biggest majority since 1987. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 22:21:14 UTC ]
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'Dismayed' trade reacts to Donald Trump's election

The book trade has reacted with “dismay”, “horror” and “frustration” to this morning’s shock news that Republican candidate Donald Trump has beaten Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johnson met Murdoch on day he signalled general election bid

News Corp owner was the only media baron the prime minister saw in his first three monthsBoris Johnson saw Rupert Murdoch for a “social meeting” on the day he signalled his intention to seek a general election last year, according to new transparency disclosures.Johnson saw the media billionaire... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Penguin General snaps up Christian Busch's Serendipity Mindset

Penguin Life will publish a debut by academic Dr Christian Busch, The Serendipity Mindset: The Art and Science of Creating Good Luck. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PA sets out industry demands ahead of General Election

The Publishers Association has sent a manifesto to all political parties ahead of the General Election setting out five key priorities for the industry, including committing to the UK’s copyright regime. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 06:27:43 UTC ]
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Surprise, excitement and concern as trade digests election result

Many in the book trade have reacted with surprise and excitement to the shock General Election result, which saw the Conservatives fail to win a majority government, and Labour increase its number of seats by 29 – contradicting many pollsters’ predictions of a large Tory majority. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Election Countdown: Corbyn wins over the book trade

According to The Bookseller’s online survey of the trade, 64.1% intend to vote for Jeremy Corbyn’s party at the polls next Thursday (8th June), while 15.7% will put a cross in the box of the Liberal Democrats, with the Conservative Party coming a close third on 13.1%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Alice in Brexitland' to publish ahead of general election

Ebury has acquired an Alice in Wonderland themed political parody telling the story of Brexit.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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General election 2017: which way will you vote?

Yesterday prime minister Theresa May announced her intention to call a snap general election on 8th June this year, pulling it forward from 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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EU referendum: trade reacts

Trade figures, including J K Rowling, Malorie Blackman and Jamie Byng, took to Twitter to react to the decision to leave the EU. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry goals for the general election

The new government should be stronger on copyright, more supportive of the arts and place more emphasis on libraries, trade figures have told The Bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The National's sales slump but Newsquest eyes general election fillip

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Trade reacts to Macmillan-Springer deal

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Trade reacts to Penguin Random news

Industry members have welcomed the confirmation this morning (1st July) of the Penguin Random... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Under Newly Elected Chairman, Ebony Board Ousts CEO

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Yale UP snaps up English translation of Lévy’s The Virus in the Age of Madness

Yale University Press will publish the English translation of Bernard-Henri Lévy’s The Virus in the Age of Madness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Bookseller asks for trade views of social media

The Bookseller would like to capture the trade’s thoughts on social media and, in particular, "cancel culture" and its impacts on UK publishing, bookselling and writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurter Buchmesse Fetes Bärbel Becker on 39 Years at the Trade Show

Praised by colleagues for her 'pragmatic approach, creativity and efficiency,' Frankfurt's Bärbel Becker goes into retirement. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Fetes Bärbel Becker on 39 Years at the Trade Show appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Orion snaps up Brown's 'uplifting' romantic debut

Victoria Oundjian, commissioning editor at Orion Fiction, has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to a romantic debut, Uncoupling by Lorraine Brown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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