Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Latest News Overnight from The Bookseller

Design-led bookshops are revitalising high-street bookselling, according to those behind the movement.
Harper Lee
Nelle Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, was buried over the weekend in a private ceremony in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
J K Rowling’s Harry Potter is the UK’s most popular hero in children’s literature, closely followed by Roald Dahl’s Matilda, according to a poll from National Book Tokens.
Umberto Eco
Tributes have been paid to Italian writer Umberto Eco who has been remembered as a "master of Italian culture" after his death on Friday.
A novel, an album, a work of art, or all of the above? An ambitious issue from Four Corners Books comes under the spotlight.
Library of Birmingham
Visitors to the £183m Library of Birmingham have plummeted by almost 600,000 in a year.

The Hairy Dieters: Fast Food
Orion is publishing the fourth title in the Hairy Dieters’ series, The Hairy Dieters: Fast Food by Si King and Dave Myers.
Salman Rushdie
Forty state-run Iranian media outlets have renewed the fatwa on Salman Rushdie, the Independent has reported, quoting Iranian news service the Fars News Agency.
Harper Collins Italia
The Italian division of HarperCollins, HarperCollins Italia, has acquired 20lines, an app for iPhone and Android that allows to people write, read and share short-format stories.
Pan Macmillan is publishing in paperback the "best" of its titles from Bello, its imprint devoted to reviving classic and out-of-print titles as e-books and print-on-demand.
Genevieve Cogman
Pan Macmillan has bought two further books in Genevieve Cogman’s Invisible Library series.
Pan Macmillan has acquired two new books by psychological thriller writer Debbie Howells. 

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