Friday, July 15, 2016

Latest from The Bookseller including Theresa May biography snapped up

A spokesperson for Pearson UK has said the company is "80% of the way there and ahead of plan" on its latest job-cutting restructure, as the wider company looks to make £250m annualised cost savings globally this year plus a further £100m in 2017.
Biteback is to publish a biography of Theresa May, Britain's new Prime Minister, by journalist and Jeremy Corbyn biographer Rosa Prince.
There is "a lack of awareness within the publishing industry about the rest of the country”, New Writing North c.e.o Claire Malcolm has alleged, whilst making the business case for signing more writers from the north of England.
A portrait of Penguin Random House chair Dame Gail Rebuck has been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Libraries will be affected by changes to Arts Council England’s (ACE) three funding streams.
Pan Macmillan's Bluebird imprint has made three new appointments to its editorial and communications teams.

Laurence King Publishing (LKP) is releasing a "one of a kind" colouring book based on accurate Ordnance Survey maps, to mark both the 225th anniversary of Ordnance Survey and the 25th anniversary of LKP.
Author Sophie Hannah has written a poem about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn titled "Jeremy Refuses to Go".
Edinburgh-based independent Black & White Publishing will later this month launch a new young adult (YA) imprint.
Amazon’s second Prime Day saw customer orders soar by 60% globally in comparison to the first, with "hundreds of thousands" of Kindle e-readers sold.
Penguin Random House Children’s is publishing two colouring books featuring images from classic Ladybird titles from the 1950s-70s.
Michael Rosen and Sarah Crossan are the joint winners of the CLPE Children’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA).

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