Thursday, April 07, 2016

Latest news from The Bookseller

Meg Rosoff
Meg Rosoff has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
Lee Child
Lee Child’s Make Me (Bantam) has held the number one spot for a second consecutive week, selling 36,697 copies for £138,058, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.
Jeff Bezos
Corporate cultures are “enduring, stable and hard to change”, Amazon founder and c.e.o. Jeff Bezos has said in his annual letter to shareholders.
alison hennessey
Bloomsbury has appointed Alison Hennessey as editorial director of Bloomsbury Crime.
Carnegie Library protest
Actress Adjoa Andoh has joined campaigners protesting at Carnegie Library as Lambeth council issued occupiers with a possession order against them.
Mitch Johnson
Usborne has acquired the world rights, excluding the US and Canada, to Ticks and Stripes 

Dom Hastings
Dom Hastings is stepping down as director of Bloody Scotland to take on a new role with The British Council.
Pan Macmillan
Pan Macmillan has wrestled a two-book deal with a research associate at the University of East Anglia from underbidders William Collins and Penguin Press.
Andersen Press
Andersen Press has won the Bologna Book Fair’s ‘children’s publisher of the year’ prize in the European category, becoming the first UK publishing house to win the award.
Frankfurt Book Fair
Frankfurt Book Fair Literary Agents and Scouts Centre has already sold out.
European Union Prize for Literature
The 12 winners of this year's European Union Prize for Literature, which recognises the best new and emerging authors in Europe, have been revealed.
Audible has been announced as the sponsor of London Book & Screen Week 2016. 

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