Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Latest news from The Bookseller

Connect Books
Connect Books, a division of Connect Group, which comprises Bertrams, Dawson Books and Wordery, faced "another challenging year", according to the Group's preliminary results for the year ending 31st August 2016.
Rebecca Smart
Rebecca Smart, m.d. of Ebury, has reassured Frankfurt Book Fair attendees on the eve of the fair that Penguin Random House UK is "open as usual", declaring that the British are global and European citizens.
Atlantic Books
Atlantic Books' sales rose 21% in 2015, from £5m to £6m, Will Atkinson, m.d. of Atlantic, has confirmed following publication of the company's latest accounts. 
Foyles Charing Cross Road
Foyles’ flagship store on London’s Charing Cross Road remains closed today after a basement flood yesterday.
Love to Read
The BBC has announced a raft of new programmes around Love to Read, its campaign to create a national conversation around books, including a BBC1 series of regional documentaries about the "books that made Britain great".
Bethany Mota
Century has acquired Make Your Mind Up, a guide to "finding your own style, life, and motivation", by YouTuber, designer, entrepreneur and digital influencer Bethany Mota.

CMI Management Book of the Year
Kogan Page and Pearson are both strong on the 25-strong shortlist for the £5,000 2017 Management Book of the Year, announced by The Chartered Management Institute and the British Library.
Penguin Random House Children's
Penguin Random House Children’s has pre-empted the world rights to Twelve Nights, the debut children’s book by Andrew Zurcher, director of studies in English at Queen’s College Cambridge.
Laurence King Publishing
Laurence King Publishing has appointed illustrated book editor Chelsea Edwards and visual arts specialist Philip Contos as senior editors.           
Borough Press
The Borough Press is to publish Canadian author Tyler Keevil's fourth book, No Good Brother.

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