Friday, November 04, 2016

Latest News from The Bookseller

Chris Riddell
Campaigners, flanked by popular authors including Chris Riddell, Cathy Cassidy and Michael Rosen, are to gather this Saturday (5th November) to show that they are prepared to "fight tooth and nail" to protect the public library service.
Five on Brexit Island
Three different sets of spoof titles hit shelves today (3rd November) hoping to cash in on a slice of the success the Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups series achieved last Christmas, which racked up sales of a million copies.
The director of Moscow's Library of Ukrainian Literature has gone on trial charged with inciting ethnic hatred against Russians, according to the BBC.
Independent publishers Biteback Publishing and Canbury Press have acquired new titles on Brexit.
Lynda La Plante
Author Lynda La Plante is no longer working with ITV on its prequel to "Prime Suspect" after allegedly being unhappy about the way it was being adapted.
'Brexit' has been named as dictionary publisher Collins' Word of the Year 2016.

Emma Watson
Actress Emma Watson has been leaving copies of her latest book club selection - Maya Angelou’s Mom & Me & Mom - on the London Underground for commuters to pick up and read.
New York-based OR Books is publishing a collection of Hillary Clinton’s speeches, released by Wikileaks last month, despite not having permission from the presidential candidate.
HQ has snapped up rights to The Songaminute Man, an "inspirational" memoir of entertainer and "viral sensation", 80-year-old Ted McDermott, told by his son Simon.
Adventures of a Terribly Greedy Girl by Kay PLunkett-Hogge
Mitchell Beazley is set to publish Adventures of A Terribly Greedy Girl, a memoir by acclaimed food and drink writer Kay Plunkett-Hogge.
Elly Curshen
HarperCollins is to publish the second cookbook from Instagram star Elly Curshen.

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