Friday, September 09, 2016

Latest News from The Bookseller

Academic Book Week
A second Academic Book Week will be held in January 2017, following the success of last November's inaugural event.
Dawn Finch
Dawn Finch, children’s author and president of CILIP, has launched an attack on cuts to community resources, branding them tantamount to a “war on social cohesion and our culture”.
Jilly Cooper
Transworld launched Jilly Cooper's new equine-themed "blockbuster" novel Mount! (Bantam) at a star-studded bash at the Mandarin Oriental in London's Knightsbridge.
Little Mix Our World
Girl band Little Mix is releasing a new "behind-the-scenes" autobiography with Penguin this autumn.
A fortnight-long festival is set to mark the opening of Foyles Bond Street in Chelmsford, featuring authors such as Martina Cole and Jeffrey Archer.
FT and McKinsey & Company Business Book of the Year Award 2016
Two titles from Bloomsbury have been shortlisted for the FT and McKinsey & Company Business Book of the Year award alongside entries from HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Princeton University Press and Harvard University Press.

F Scott Fitzgerald
Simon & Schuster's US imprint Scribner is publishing the last remaining unpublished stories of F Scott Fitzgerald, author of the The Great Gatsby, next spring.
The 12-strong shortlist for the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards 2016 has been unveiled, with a strong presence from larger publishers Simon & Schuster, Hachette and Penguin Random House.
Catherine Mayer
HarperCollins imprint HQ is to publish Attack of the Fifty Foot Women, an "exciting and inspiring" book by author and co-founder of the Women’s Equality Party, Catherine Mayer.
Sheila O'Reilly
Sheila O’Reilly is retiring from Dulwich Books, just over a year after selling it to The Marsh Agency co-founder Susie Nicklin.
Lisa McInerney
Lisa McInerney's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction-winning debut, The Glorious Heresies, has been optioned for TV in a deal with boutique TV production company Fifty Fathoms.
Penguin Random House has acquired bestselling American author Wally Lamb's new novel, I’ll Take You There.

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