Friday, August 18, 2017

Latest news froim The Bookseller

Gone With the Wind
Pan Macmillan is celebrating 70 years of publishing with the reissue of 20 “classic” Pan paperbacks, in combination with a series of events and promotions throughout the autumn. 
Charco Press
A new independent publisher is launching this month to showcase contemporary Latin American literature in translation to “expose the UK reader to new and exciting voices” featuring authors never before published in English.
Pearson has completed the sale of language training subsidiary Global Education in a deal worth $80m (£62m).
Michael Sheen
Michael Sheen will narrate the audio version of Philip Pullman’s first instalment of The Book of Dust trilogy.
Donald Trump
Amazon had $5bn (£3.8bn) wiped off its stock market valuation after the US president Donald Trump hit out at the e-commerce giant for doing “great damage to tax paying retailers” in a tweet.
Be Cool Be Nice
Studio Press, part of Bonnier Publishing, is releasing the official Be Cool Be Nice book in partnership with the global anti-cyber bullying movement of the same name.

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
Joël Dicker’s literary thriller The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair is being turned into a 10-part TV series with filming underway in Canada and "Grey’s Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey in the title role.
A cast of 350 readers will stage an 11-hour promenade performance to celebrate three-and-a-half centuries of Paradise Lost at John Milton’s cottage.
 Charlotte Crosby's 30 Day Blitz
Headline is publishing Charlotte Crosby's 30-day Blitz, a "tried-and-tested plan for getting back on track".
Amazon is creating 1,000 new jobs through the opening of a new warehouse in Bristol next year.
All About the Dog
Laurence King Publishing (LKP) is partnering with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home to create a new series of books and gifts. 

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