Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Latest from The Bookseller

World Book Night 2017
The Reading Agency has announced a new "targeted approach" for World Book Night 2017 with giveaway titles including authors such as The Bookseller's contributing editor Cathy Rentzenbrink, Polari Prize-winner Paul McVeigh and colouring-in bestseller Millie Marotta.
Andrew Kidd’s new e-book subscription service featuring recommendations from authors such as Julian Barnes, Ali Smith and John le Carre, has launched to the public, with a price point of £1.99 a week.
Chris Auty
The "cultural consequences of the Digital Single Market in Europe would be disastrous", according to Chris Auty [pictured], head of the producing department of the National Film & Television School.
Hodder & Stoughton has signed up Gordon Ramsay's daughter Matilda Ramsay to write a cookbook.
Black Friday
Black Friday damages high street sales for weeks before the event, a report from KPMG has revealed.
Baroness Lola Young OBE will chair the judges for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

Audible is giving away a short story by Philip Pullman to help London commuters deal with the Southern and TfL strikes.
The Borough Press is today launching a competition to design a tote bag inspired by its new tagline 'books that make you' and to herald the imprint’s third birthday in January 2017.
Sphere has acquired The Ruin by debut author Dervla McTiernan in a two-book deal with Curtis Brown.
Orion has acquired The Wrong Child by Barry Gornell.

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