Friday, March 24, 2017

Latest news from The Bookseller

W H Smith
The city of New York and themes of loneliness and disconnection are prevalent among the titles championed in the new W H Smith Fresh Talent promotion, which includes one self-published author.
Big Ben
Authors have been reacting to the Westminster terror attack which took place in London yesterday afternoon (22nd March).
Arts Council England and the Culture Department have revealed the recipients of the £3.9m Libraries Fund announced as part of the Libraries Ambition document.
The Little Book of Big Weightless
An originally self-published book, The Little Book of Big Weightloss by Bernadette Fisers, has been snapped up by Transworld UK and Penguin Australia after a three-way auction
Influx Press
Influx Press has created a Kickstarter campaign in a bid to grow its business.
The Ember Blade
Gollancz has acquired an epic "coming-of-age" fantasy trilogy from author Chris Wooding in a six-figure deal.

Jarvis Cocker
Jarvis Cocker, Emma Thompson and A L Kennedy have all backed a crowdfunding campaign to help publishing company New Internationalist become a community-owned co-operative.
Andrew Ridker
Jonathan Cape has acquired debut novel The Altruists by 25-year-old Andrew Ridker. 


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