Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Bookseller

George Saunders
George Saunders has become the second American author to win the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo (Bloomsbury). 
George Saunders
Trade figures have given George Saunders' Man Booker win their seal of approval, congratulating the prolific short story writer on his first full length novel.
Canadian audiobook service is launching in the UK today with a catalogue of 70,000 titles.
Amazon Kindle
Amazon and eBay have been accused of profiting from foreign firms trading on its marketplace platform and failing to charge VAT on UK sales, a Public Accounts Committee report has found.
Brian A Napack
Brian A Napack, a former president of Macmillan and currently an advisor at Providence Equity Partners, has been named the new president and c.e.o. at John Wiley.
Dan Brown
Dan Brown’s Origin (Bantam) has once again claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 60,602 copies for £631,480.

McGraw-Hill Education c.e.o. David Levin is leaving the company after three years in the role.
Gizzi Erskine
HarperCollins has signed up TV chef Gizzi Erskine to write a cookbook, Slow, which promotes "quality" over convenience.
Komixx Entertainment Ltd has optioned the worldwide screen rights to “electrifying” YA thriller Captured by Kelly Anne Blount, featured on Wattpad.
Penguin Life
Penguin Life is publishing pregnancy guru Rebecca Shiller’s "empowering" guide, Your No-Guilt Pregnancy Plan, in March 2018.

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