Friday, August 05, 2016

Latest News from The Bookseller

Paula Hawkins
Three British writers made the list of the world’s 14 highest paid authors, with Paula Hawkins entering the table for the first time.
Dan and Phil Go Outside
Ebury Press is publishing a new book from YouTube "superstars" Dan Howell and Phil Lester, authors of bestselling debut The Amazing Book is Not on Fire.

Masonic Charitable Foundation
The Masonic Charitable Foundation, a charity funded by the Freemasons, has awarded £40,000 to help organise tactile and audio-based "Touch to See" book clubs for older blind and partially-sighted people across the UK.
Kew Gardens
Bloomsbury has signed a deal to publish children’s non-fiction with the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew.
Ilex Press, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, will publish two dot-to-dot books this autumn based on the Marvel universe.
Joanna Cannon
Joanna Cannon and The Writers’ Workshop are to finance an unpublished author to attend the Festival of Writing 2016, an annual writing conference for unpublished writers.
Janine Beacham
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers has acquired a middle-grade mystery series by Australian debut author Janine Beacham.
Audible has curated a comedy stage at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival as part of its sponsorship of The Pleasance, one of the festival’s venues.

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