Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Latest News from The Bookseller

George Osborne
The Publishers Association said it is “not expecting good news” from the Chancellor’s Spending Review tomorrow, while library campaigners have warned that further cuts to local councils could “all but destroy the public library service as we know it.”
Independent Alliance
Seven new publishers are joining the Independent Alliance following the closure of Faber Factory Plus.
World Book Night 2016
World Book Night 2016 has announced the 15 titles it will be giving away next April, including titles from authors Matt Haig, Jonathan Coe and Carol Ann Duffy.
Sian Williams
Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing award-winning journalist and broadcaster Sian Williams’ first book Rise: Surviving and Thriving After Trauma.
Night of the Living Dummy
The Vaults, a London arts and theatre venue, is collaborating with Scholastic on a new show based on R L Stine’s bestselling Goosebumps series.
Anna B's Bookshop
Whyte Books in Schull, West Cork, has been sold by Sheila Whyte to new owner Katarina Runske.

Hardie Grant
Hardie Grant UK is set to publish a new cookbook by London-based chef and restaurateur José Pizarro in Spring 2016.
Ebury Press has acquired Good Cop, Bad War - a true crime memoir by an ex-undercover police officer.

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