UK YA Convention final line-up revealed

The final list of authors attending the UK’s first Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK BA Reveals 79 UK Bookstores Closed in 2012, 39 Opened

The Booksellers Association in the UK latest membership figures for the year 2012 revealed 79 stores closed, 39 opened and total membership was 3,580. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK to publish YA exploration of modern-day antisemitism

Scholastic UK is publishing Keren David’s “highly topical, thrilling and thought-provoking” YA book exploring modern-day antisemitism in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 12:22:42 UTC ]
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'Solid' third quarter for Hachette UK as Lagardère reveals 4.1% revenue boost

Hachette UK has reported a "solid" third quarter, slightly down on last year due to slow sales in Education, as parent company Lagardère revealed a 4.1% revenue increase like-for-like. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 01:53:48 UTC ]
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UK Kindle Storyteller Award shortlist revealed

Amazon has revealed the third annual UK Kindle Storyteller Award shortlist after receiving more entries than ever before.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 14:05:43 UTC ]
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Bookseller Children’s Conference full line-up revealed

The full programme for this year’s Bookseller Children’s Conference has been revealed, with a packed line-up including Catherine Bell, Cressida Cowell, Alice Burden and Jamila Metran. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 21:26:28 UTC ]
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HuffPost UK falls in line with 'premium' Verizon Media strategy after axing blogs

News publisher has departed from beginnings as a 'blogging-for-all' platform under Arianna Huffington. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2019-07-17 08:32:08 UTC ]
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Hachette UK revenues fall 3.7% in first quarter, Lagardère reveals

Hachette parent company Lagardère has reported a 0.9% increase in total like-for-like publishing revenues for the first quarter, but revealed a 3.7% fall in the UK compared to last year's Fire and Fury-fuelled success. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookTrust reveals dearth of BAME creatives in UK children’s publishing

Less than 2% of authors and illustrators being published in the UK are British people of colour, new BookTrust research has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McEwan and Winterson join Hay line-up as full 2019 programme revealed

Ian McEwan and Jeanette Winterson are among the authors joining Hay Festival this year as the 2019 programme is unveiled, with a new EU project launching. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ten-strong shortlist revealed for the YA Book Prize 2019

Macmillan Children’s Books, Scholastic and Walker Books have two titles apiece on the shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2019, which includes books by the award’s inaugural winner Louise O’Neill, as well as Juno Dawson, Laura Dockrill and début author Muhammad Khan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Entertainment launches YA and MG graphic novel imprints in UK

DC Entertainment will this spring launch DC Ink and DC Zoom – imprints for YA and MG graphic novels – in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edward Stanford award shortlist reveals 'formidable line up'

Authors including Sharlene Teo (Ponti, Picador) Sayaka Murata (Convenience Store Woman, Granta) and Levison Wood (Arabia, Hodder) have been shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, recognising the best travel writing in the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook may finally face a reckoning as more grave misdeeds are revealed | Jill Abramson

Moves to oust the company’s leadership team of Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg suddenly look a lot more serious as its legal position becomes more perilous So far, the public and political reaction in the US to Facebook’s grave misdeeds has been surprisingly muted. That’s about to change.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JMP reveals indies-only edition of Hawking's final book

John Murray is releasing a special edition of Stephen Hawking's final book Brief Answers to the Big Questions exclusively with independent bookshops.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scotland's YA talent revealed in prize shortlist

Books published by Usborne, Kelpies and Chicken House are in the running for the 2019 Scottish Teenage Book Prize, which celebrates teen titles written by Scottish authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival line-up revealed

Chelsea Clinton and best-selling author Phillip Pullman are among those taking part in the international event. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon UK reveals gender pay gap of 0.7% in women's favour

Amazon has published the gender pay gap for its UK operations, revealing a median gender pay gap of -0.7% in favour of women and a mean gender pay gap of 6.1% in favour of men. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book & Screen Week reveals 2018 line-up

The London Book & Screen Week line-up has been revealed and includes a screening of Jojo Moyes' "Me Before You", an evening to celebrate 200 years of Frankenstein and a sing-along screening of "Mary Poppins". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC reveals festive literary radio line-up

An all star radio adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Anasi Boys (Headline), a reading of David Attenbourgh's memoirs and a performance of "Scrooge - The Musical" are among the literary highlights from BBC Radio for the festive period. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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