Friday, December 02, 2016

Latest from The Bookseller

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
Historical novel The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry has beaten the likes of J K Rowling and Beatrix Potter to be crowned the Waterstones Book of the Year for 2016.
Hannah Glenny
Hannah Glenny, previously senior communications manager, has been promoted to the new role of head of UK communications at Penguin Random House UK.
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
Debut thriller The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena (Transworld) has been named as W H Smith's Book of the Year for 2016.
#CookforSyria Recipe Cookbook
The #CookForSyria Recipe Book by Instagrammer Clerkenwell Boy and Serena Guen of Suitcase magazine is published today (1st December), with all profits donated in aid of UNICEF's Children of Syria Fund.
W H Smith Travel Euston station
W H Smith Travel has opened is ninth standalone bookshop at Euston Station in London.
The Book Trade Charity
The Book Trade Charity is merging with The Bookbinders Charitable Society to provide “more effective and efficient services to a wider range of beneficiaries”.

heywood Hill Bookshop
A student at the University of Texas has won Heywood Hill bookshop’s “Library of a Lifetime” prize.
Duncton Wood
E-book publisher Abandoned Bookshop is teaming up with Unbound to reissue William Horwood’s 1980 novel Duncton Wood.
The Accusation by Bandi
A story collection smuggled out of North Korea - and translated by Man Booker International Prize-winner Deborah Smith - has been selected to receive a PEN Translation award from English PEN.
Chris Smith and Greg James
Bloomsbury UK has sold the rights to Kid Normal, the debut children’s book by Radio 1 DJs Greg James and Chris Smith, in three languages.
Birkbeck University of London
The Mechanics’ Institute Review (MIR), Birkbeck’s short fiction anthology, is opening up to entries from across the UK after receiving funding from Arts Council England.

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