Friday, August 25, 2017

Latest from The Bookseller

Where's Mr Lion unveiled as Sainsbury’s children's 'book of the year'
Baby and toddler book Where's Mr Lion has been crowned 'book of the year' at the Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards.

Hometown Tales look beyond London for new voices
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has revealed the first four books in its Hometown Tales series, which aims to promote regional diversity by publishing voices from across the UK.

Second CUP journal challenged by China
Cambridge University Press (CUP) has fended off another request from Chinese authorities to censor content in one of its journals.

Contents of Aldiss' diaries kept secret from family
Brian Aldiss' family will first discover the “revelations” of the late writer's diaries at the same time as the rest of the world when they are revealed at a Bodleian Library exhibition.

Muddy Stilletos to launch literary salons across 18 counties
Glamour’s former books editor has set up a new literary salon with plans to expand across 18 counties.

Jensen stays with Bookouture in new deal
Bookouture has acquired a new novel from Louise Jensen, Kindle number one bestselling author of The Sister, The Gift, and the forthcoming The Surrogate.


Harkness' supernatural love mystery adapted for Sky 1
The first of Deborah Harkness' bestselling All Souls Trilogy, A Discovery of Witches, is being adapted for Sky 1 and Now TV starring Matthew Goode and Teresa Palmer.

'Harry Potter' screenings break Durham Book Festival records
Ticket sales for three screenings of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone" at Durham Cathedral have broken all of the city’s book festival records with 1,500 selling in one day.

Horowitz and de Waal to appear at BA Conference
Authors Anthony Horowitz and Kit de Waal will join Brian Blessed at the Booksellers Association’s conference in Birmingham next month.

Octopus' Caroline Brown promoted to associate publisher
Caroline Brown, publicity and marketing director at Octopus, has been promoted to associate publisher in addition to her current role.

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