Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Latest news overnight from The Bookseller

Andrea Wulf
Andrea Wulf has been named the 29th winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize for her biography of Alexander von Humboldt, The Invention of Nature (John Murray), about an explorer, naturalist and foreign member of the Royal Society.
Rogers, Coleridge & White
Natasha Fairweather, currently at United Agents, is set to join Rogers, Coleridge & White in October.  
Jaffe & Neale
Jaffe & Neale is set to open a second bookshop in Stow-on-the Wold next month.
Hachette Children’s Group will this year publish three Pokémon titles after signing a publishing deal with The Pokémon Company International.
Clare Hey
Clare Hey, editorial director at Simon & Schuster UK, is joining Orion Fiction as publishing director. 
Button & Bear
Louise Chadwick, a former director of programmes at BookTrust, has opened a children’s bookshop in Shrewsbury.

Membership of the Independent Publishers Guild has soared in 2016, with 75 new members joining, the organisation has reported ahead of its conference.
Virginia Macgregor and Chloe Seager will be published the under new YA imprint HQ YA next year.
HarperCollins is to publish the biography of singer Adele Adkins by Sean Smith on 17th November 2016.
Hachette UK
Hachette UK is investing in financial education workshops for under-30s to be offered to staff "several times a year in line with demand".
Lucy Dauman
Lucy Dauman, assistant editor at HarperCollins for crime and thrillers, is joining Little, Brown Book Group as commissioning editor at Sphere Fiction.
Ragnar Jonasson
Michael Joseph has signed up a new crime series from Icelandic author Ragnar Jónasson, whose Dark Iceland series was published by Orenda. 

1 comment:

Kerry Collison said...

You may wish to visit our websites for further information at: and Sid Harta Book Launch and Review Updates at:
You would see the list of our current best sellers including “Australia 2050” which was sponsored by Maj.-Gen. (ret.) Michael Jeffery AC CVO MC, the immediate past Governor General of Australia. We launched at Federal Parliament House.

The “Indian Ocean Study” was launched at the Office of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

“Wallaby Stew” by Di Perkins.
(Foreword by Her Excellency the Honourable Ms Quentin Bryce, AC, CVO
Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia)
Launch August 2013 Melbourne and Brisbane.

“The Happy Warrior”, An anthology of Australian Military Poetry
(co-edited by Kerry B. Collison and WO Paul Barrett)
Foreword by Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove

“The Real Middle-earth: Discovering the Origin of the Lord of the Rings”
Author Michael Muhling. A feature launch at the Melbourne Writers Festival September 2013.

“Demons at Dusk” is also listed, and was strongly supported by Peter FitzSimons who also wrote the Foreword for the book.

Similarly, Prof. Dr. Doug Tracy, AO, former President of the Australasian College of Surgeons book “Inside the Ropes” is also listed on our main site.

“Gems of a Generation” was launched at Victoria’s Parliament House and “I Do Recall” at the Western Australia’s Parliament.

“Tojo’s Fate” was launched at ANZAC House in Melbourne and “Before I Forget” in Brisbane.

“A Woman’s War” (Foreword by Dame Elisabeth Murdoch) was launched by the Victorian Governor’s wife at the Country Women’s Association in Toorak, Melbourne.

“Governor Arthur Phillip” (Foreword by the NSW Governor) was launched in Sydney.

Dr. Brian McFarlane’s “Reel and Real”: The education of a film critic and all-
round obsessive” Launched in association with Manchester University UK. (Reviews by Dame
Judith Dench and Geoffrey Rush on book’s covers)

“Occasions of Sin” by Cedric Hampson is an eminent Queen’s Counsel and
formerPresident of the Bar Association of Queensland. Launched in Brisbane.

“Antarctica to Footscray – Arch Hoadley, a Man of Inspiration and Courage”
Launched at the Victorian University.

“An Introduction to Bernard Lonergan” (a basis for inquiry into Lonergan’s achievement in his new approach to the great philosophical questions... authored by Peter Beer SJ is Director of the Lonergan Centre, Canisius College, Pymble, Sydney, New South Wales.

“Can We Choose Ourselves?” by George Wood. Launched at Trinity
Grammar School, Kew, Melbourne.

“As the Sparks Fly Upwards” (Foreword by John Marsden) launched in Melbourne.

“Australia’s Water Market’” by Professor Manabu Kondo, Japan. 2013

“Martyrs and Cowards” by Professor Niyi Awofeso (funded by the University of Western

Kerry B. Collison