Trade welcomes E L James surprise

Booksellers have welcomed a new title in the Fifty Shades of Grey series but have mixed opinions on how well a fourth book will sell.  News there would be a new title in the series told from Christian Grey's perspective and entitled Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as told by Christian broke yesterday (1st June) via author E L James’ Twitter account, and was a surprise to retailers, even though the book’s release date is set for 18th June, in just over two weeks’ time.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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'Wide-ranging and diverse' Booker Prize shortlist welcomed by trade, despite surprise omissions

The Booker Prize’s "wide-ranging and diverse" shortlist has been met with a broadly positive response from the trade, though there is surprise from some that authors like Max Porter missed out on the final six. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers Association welcomes post-Brexit trade agreement

The announcement today (24th December) that a deal for post-Brexit trade has been struck between the UK and the European Union has been welcomed by the PA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade figures welcome Barnes & Noble deal

Trade figures have largely welcomed the news that Waterstones boss James Daunt will become c.e.o. of both Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, after Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited bought the US chain in a $683m deal. But a warning has been sounded that some consequences of the deal - which marks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade welcomes new EU copyright law as MEPs approve reform

The European Parliament has passed the EU's new law on copyright as trade bodies hail the first major revamp of copyright rules in 18 years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade bodies welcome European Parliament’s vote for draft copyright directive

The Publishers Association, the Booksellers Association and the Society of Authors have all welcomed the European Parliament for voting in favour of the new copyright directive but expressed concerns that the UK will leave the EU before the directive becomes law. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade welcomes Daunt's continued leadership after Waterstones sale

Publishers, authors and agents have welcomed Waterstones’ change of ownership this morning and expressed relief at the news James Daunt is staying on to lead the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Logan' director James Mangold surprised that Wolverine film got him his first Oscar nod for adapted screenplay

“Logan” director and screenwriter James Mangold has helped bring mainstream comic book films back to the Academy Awards. The “Walk the Line” and “Girl, Interrupted” director earned his first Oscar nomination on Tuesday for adapted screenplay for co-writing the final Wolverine film. Mangold teamed... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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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BA welcomes EC move on unfair online trading practices

The Booksellers Association has welcomed the European Commission’s promise to take a closer look at the unfair trading practices in platform-to-business relationships. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book trade cautiously welcomes Amazon's new ebook deal

The book trade has generally welcomed Amazon’s new ebook offer, but questioned the five year cap for the new deal and raised concerns over whether it will hold in the UK in a post-Brexit world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK trade welcomes Amazon probe

The trade has welcomed the European Commission’s investigation into Amazon’s ebook business, with publishers, agents and booksellers calling for a fairer digital marketplace for books.  Richard Mollet, c.e.o of The Publishers Association, added: “For some time now we have been calling on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade welcomes Chancellor's tax and rates measures

Booksellers have welcomed the news that business rates will be reviewed and a 25% tax will be imposed on multinationals' profits from UK economic activity. In the Autumn Statement yesterday (3rd December) the Chancellor George Osborne revealed that multinational companies like Amazon, Google,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade bodies welcome libel law reform

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:10 Trade bodies and associations have joined the PA's Richard Mollet in welcoming the draft Defamation Bill, with the Society of Authors general secretary Mark Le Fanu calling it a "major step forward". read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James Franco's 'Actors Anonymous' says a lot about James Franco

A barrage of self-indulgent snippets get in the way of a series of hazy short stories that can be, at times, engaging.When will James Franco slow down? The prince of perpetual motion continues his blur of activity, starring in movies, writing screenplays, attending classes, unveiling solo art... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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CCBF to welcome international delegates if travel restrictions allow

The Shanghai Children’s Book Fair, scheduled to take place this year from 19th-21st November, will welcome international delegates to an in-person event as long as travel restrictions are not in place, the organisers have confirmed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Big Trade Publishers Have a Good Start to 2021

First quarter financial reports from five major trade publishers showed the sales momentum that built up through 2020 has carried over into this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Without Trade Unit, Q1 Results Stabilized at HMH

First quarter sales at learning technology company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt fell 3.7% compared to last year's first period, but its bottom line showed improvement. The trade group saw a 12% jump in sales, but those revenues are not included in HMH's official results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indigo welcomes Nataliya Deleva's Arrival

Indigo Press is to publish Arrival by Bulgarian author Nataliya Deleva, a novel exploring domestic abuse, interlaced with folk tales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Review: Rachel Cusk trades in a blank-slate narrator for a tall drink of vinegar

"Second Place," Rachel Cusk's first novel after the radical, brilliant "Outline" trilogy, follows a forceful woman who's had enough of difficult men. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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