Thursday, February 09, 2017

Latest news from The Bookseller

Val McDermid
Val McDermid’s Out of Bounds (Sphere) has maintained a steely grip on the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, topping the charts for a second week in a row, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.
Waterstones Children's Prize 2017
The 18-strong shortlists for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017 show a strong presence from independent Chicken House as well as publishers Hachette and Penguin Random House.
Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie is publishing a new novel, The Golden House, with Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape in September.
Doug Pocock
Doug Pocock has been appointed as the new m.d. of Capstone’s UK business.
London Book Fair
The shortlists for the London Book Fair (LBF) International Excellence Awards have been unveiled, with France leading the way with four nominations followed by China, the US, South Africa and Canada each with three.
Originals by Adam Grant
Originals by Adam Grant, published by Ebury Press imprint W H Allen, has won the Chartered Management Institute’s Management Book of the Year Awards 2017.

European flag
The European Parliament, Council and the Commission have reached an agreement to allow EU citizens to use online subscriptions, including for e-books as well as services like Amazon Prime and Netflix, on holidays and business trips outside their home countries.
John Grisham
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a new standalone thriller by John Grisham, Camino Island, about the search for rare, stolen manuscripts of F Scott Fitzgerald in a close-knit literary community in Florida.
Michael Connelly
Michael Connelly is to begin a new series with Orion this year, as well as publishing a further Harry Bosch novel.
Liverpool University Press
Liverpool University Press is to be the publishing partner of the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.

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