Thursday, November 10, 2016

Latest from The Bookseller including 'Dismayed' trade reacts to Donald Trump's election

Donald Trump
The book trade has reacted with “dismay”, “horror” and “frustration” to this morning’s shock news that Republican candidate Donald Trump has beaten Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect.
The Midnight Gang by David Walliams
David Walliams has put the brakes on The Girl on the Train’s 12-week run at the top of the chart, with The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) striking the Official UK Top 50 number one spot with a resounding chime, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.
Bloomsbury has divided its sales department into consumer and non-consumer responsibilities following the departure of group UK sales director David Ward.
Ione Walder
Michael Joseph has appointed Ione Walder, commissioning editor at Pavilion, to be its new cookery commissioning editor.
Goldsmiths Prize
Goldsmiths Press has released an app for The Goldsmiths Prize ahead of the latest winner, due to be announced today (9th November).
Publishers' Publicity Circle
The Publishers' Publicity Circle (PPC) is launching its first mentorship scheme for junior publicists at the beginning of 2017.

Georgina Capel Associates
Literary agent Rachel Conway has been made a director at Georgina Capel Associates Ltd.
Pan Macmillan's non-fiction imprint Bluebird is launching a new fan-based digital marketing campaign for the third book in Joe "The Body Coach" Wicks’ Lean in 15 trilogy.
Emma Press
Independent publisher The Emma Press has acquired English-language rights to two Latvian titles thanks to a grant from Latvia’s Ministry of Culture.
Exeter-based charity Reading List Foundation, in conjunction with Blackwell's, has reached the "major milestone" of providing scholarships to 16 students from lower-income households across England.









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