Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Latest News from The Bookseller

Bookman & Black
An independent bookseller’s plans to launch a new international online bookseller to rival Amazon, Bookman & Black, have been cancelled.
Canongate has made two new senior appointments to its seven-strong editorial team.
Juno Dawson
Juno Dawson’s next YA novel will be a historical romance set partly in the 1940s.
Historic England
Historic England is partnering with crowd-funding publisher Unbound to offer a new publishing service to the heritage sector.
Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman and N K Jemisin were among the authors announced as winners at the 2016 Hugo Awards for science fiction.
Andrew Michael Hurley
John Murray is taking three of its "most exciting and lauded" debut writers, Andrew Michael Hurley, Lisa McInerney and Jessie Greengrass, on a nationwide tour of Waterstones bookshops in Bath, Liverpool and London this September.

No Easy Day
The author of a book about the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden is to pay almost $7m (£5m) to the US government for violating non-disclosure agreements, according to the BBC.
London Review Bookshop
The London Review Bookshop is to host a “mini Turkish season” in response to the recent events that have occurred in Turkey.
Bloomsbury is launching 'First Birds', nature charity The RSPB's first app for children.

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