Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Latest news from The Bookseller

Creative Industries Council
Creative exports can grow to £31bn by 2020 following Brexit, the Creative Industries Council (CIC) has claimed.
Headline Publishing Group is rebranding to cement its status as a “publishing heavyweight” going into its 30th anniversary year. 
Peter James
Crime writer Peter James has condemned politicians' lack of trustworthiness for facilitating the public's "terrible" vote to leave the European Union.
Blackwell’s is set to open a consumer-focused bookshop in Oxford Westgate Shopping Centre – the company’s fourth bookshop in the city.
Caine Prize for African Writing
Lidudumalingani has won the 2016 Caine Prize for African Writing for his short story ‘Memories We Lost’.
The Bookseller is to hold a Brexit Breakfast in association with Harbottle & Lewis next Monday (11th July) from 9am.
Connect Books
Connect Books increased like-for-like revenues by 4.8% in the 44 weeks to 2nd July.
Terry Kitson, former c.e.o. of HarperCollins UK and Australia, has died following a short illness. 
Tamsin English
Tamsin English is joining Hodder lifestyle imprint Yellow Kite as a senior editor.
Omar Allibhoy
Quadrille has signed a book of "foolproof" recipes from Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy, chef and founder behind the Tapas Revolution restaurants.
Audible has launched a new social sharing tool called Clips which enables listeners to select, save and share “bite-sized “ audio snippets.
Mindful Chef
Century is publishing the first book by Myles Hopper and Giles Humphries, the Devon duo behind Mindful Chef, a healthy recipe box service recommended by Vogue, GQ and Women’s Health.

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