Friday, December 25, 2015

Morning Briefing from The Bookseller

Tim Godfray
The Booksellers Association chief executive Tim Godfray has said it has been "really heartening" to see the creativity and entrepreneurship of booksellers in 2015, with industry sales figures bucking the high street footfall trends.
Two Weidenfeld & Nicolson titles and the Desmond Elliott Prize winner are among the eight novels to have made it onto the Waterstones New Year Book Club, commencing in January.
New Bookshop
Cumbria booksellers are open for business in spite of the area seeing three bouts of flooding in less than a month. 
Marlon James
In our final review of the year, we look at the big stories from September to December. See our reviews for January to March, April to June, and July to December.

Fans of Cassandra Clare will be able to watch the TV adaptation of her bestselling series The Mortal Instruments (Walker Books) next month, as Netflix has announced a global release date, excluding the US, of 13th January.
Nothing by Janne Teller
Glyndebourne will next year stage an opera based on Nothing, a YA novel by Danish author Janne Teller released in the UK by Scottish independent publisher Strident.
London indie Influx Press has opened its submission window for three months, looking in particular for novels from BAME writers.

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