Friday, October 20, 2017

The Bookseller

Hundreds of fans turned out to the midnight events held around the country to celebrate the publication of the first in Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust trilogy.
Philip Pullman and La Belle Sauvage
Philip Pullman has revealed ill health delayed his writing of the much-anticipated La Belle Sauvage, released today (Thursday 19th October).
Creative Industries
Britain’s creative industries are facing a "potentially catastrophic" loss of talent and skills following Brexit, the Creative Industries Federation has warned, arguing that the end of freedom of movement poses a "huge risk" to the sector.
Lauren Child
Waterstones' Children’s Laureate Lauren Child will discuss how children’s books need to be taken more seriously at a BookTrust lecture on Thursday evening (19th October).
T.S. Eliot Prize
Titles from Cape Poetry will tussle with works from independent publishers Carcanet, Faber, Bloodaxe and Nine Arches for the T S Eliot Prize.
Tom Noble
The Orion Publishing Group has hired two new people to join its group marketing team: Tom Noble and Katie Moss.

Atlantic Books
Atlantic Books has agreed a new corporate partnership with public research organisation Ipsos to produce a range of new titles exploring global beliefs and attitudes.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson pre-empted two novels in a new thriller trilogy by debut Italian author Ilaria Tuti during Frankfurt Book Fair.
Sweet Little Lies
Carnival Films, producers of "Downtown Abbey", "Last Kingdom" and "Whitechapel", have won a "heated" auction to option TV rights in Caz Frear’s Sweet Little Lies (Bonnier Zaffre).

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