Thursday, November 30, 2017

Latest from The Bookseller including Foyles' Books of the Year champion women's voices

Naomi Alderman
Foyles has revealed its three Books of the Year, with Baileys Women’s Prize-winner Naomi Alderman taking the fiction crown for The Power (Viking).
Cassandra Clare
Pan Macmillan has acquired two books from fantasy author Cassandra Clare in a seven-figure deal.
Alan Moore
Northamptonshire County Council has revealed plans to close up to 28 of the county’s libraries in a move that would be "completely unacceptable and completely monstrous" according to Alan Moore, Northampton resident and "Watchmen" creator.
Bad Dad
David Walliams’ Bad Dad (HarperCollins) has skidded into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a fourth consecutive week, selling 78,127 copies for £443,681.
Findhorn Press
Scottish independent publisher Findhorn Press has been acquired by US mind-body-spirit publisher Inner Traditions, also known as Bear & Co.
Patrick deWitt
Bloomsbury is to publish the next title from Man Booker shortlisted author Patrick deWitt following a seven-way auction.

 William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2017
The second book published by premium cycling brand Rapha Editions has scooped the 29th William Hill Sport Book of the Year for its “startlingly intimate portrait” of Tour de France trailblazer Tom Simpson.
Jan Reichelt
Jan Reichelt, who co-founded influential start-up Mendeley, is launching a new venture aimed at improving access to research articles.
The Lying Game
Ruth Ware's The Lying Game has been optioned for television by Hollywood production company Gotham and Entertainment One (eOne).
Deborah Smith
Man Booker International Prize-winning translator and publisher Deborah Smith is to support national charity The Reader by match-funding donations to the total value of £5,000.
HarperCollins’ "publisher agnostic" online events platform, BookGig, has had a face-lift.
Springer Nature
Springer Nature’s free content-sharing initiative SharedIt has racked up over 3.25m shares in its first full year, the publisher has revealed.

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