Saturday, August 27, 2016

Latest News from The Bookseller

UK publishers have seen the “busiest” Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) “in years”, some have said, with rights in fierce demand from Chinese publishers.
Waterstones is returning to Watford after four years.
After You by Jojo Moyes
Jojo Moyes is back at number one on the Weekly E-Book Ranking with After You (Michael Joseph).
Titles by Max Porter and Ali Shaw are among the books that have been selected for this autumn's WH Smith Fresh Talent promotion.
Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to British Birds
Bill Bailey has penned a “humorous and personal guide” to his favourite British birds, set to be published by Quercus in October this year.
Jeremy Corbyn
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will today promise to reverse cuts to arts spending and develop a national policy for libraries, according to the Guardian.

The BBC is to adapt Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton (Granta).
Octopus Publishing imprint Conran Octopus has acquired Leon Fast & Free from the "healthy" fast food retailer Leon.

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