Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Latest from The Bookseller

Charlie Redmayne
HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne has condemned the terrorist attack near London Bridge next to its headquarters, which killed seven people and injured 48.
Chris Riddell
The lack of investment in school libraries is a “blight on the intellectual development and creative future of all our children”, children's laureate Chris Riddell has said.
Jhalak Prize
The founders of the Jhalak Prize have said that smaller publishers are doing the “heavy lifting” when it comes to publishing “new, brave and unusual voices” from UK-based writers of colour.
Yvette Cowles
Former non-fiction marketing director at HarperCollins, Yvette Cowles, has died following a battle with cancer.
Rio Ferdinand
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand will write a book about coping with the death of his wife Rebecca for Hodder & Stoughton, scheduled for this October.
Ministry of Stories
Penguin Random House UK and Ministry of Stories are launching 17 unique picture books, written by children and illustrated by volunteer illustrators. 

Jenson Button
Blink Publishing has signed the first full autobiography from British racing driver Jenson Button.
The Time Machine
After almost three decades of low-priced classics, Wordsworth Editions is primed to grow further, with a number of literary estates set to open their gates.
Black Ink
Australian publisher Black Inc, which specialises in literary fiction and non-fiction, is to launch in the UK this September.
Hummingbird Bakery
Mitchell Beazley, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, has acquired The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook by Tarek Malouf and the Hummingbird bakers.
Jacaranda Books
Jacaranda Books is launching a Caribbean-themed crime series this summer by Paula Lennon, starting with Murder in Montego Bay.

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