Thursday, December 14, 2017

Latest from The Bookseller

Blackwell’s e-textbook platform, Blackwell Learning, has been sold to rival Kortext for an undisclosed sum.
world book night
Penguin Random House and Hachette titles dominate the World Book Night 2018 list, which this year has a spotlight on mental health.
Bad Dad
David Walliams’ Bad Dad (HarperCollins) has soared back into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, displacing E L James’ Darker (Arrow) after a single week’s reign.
Primary schools should use books featuring transgender parents or celebrating gender identity, according to fresh guidance from the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT).
The Day She Saved the Doctor
Penguin Random House Children’s will publish what is believed to be the first ever all-female authored Doctor Who collection of short stories, with input from writers Jenny Colgan, Dorothy Koomson, Scottish comedian Susan Calman and Doctor Who author Jacqueline Rayner.
Rachel Cusk
Rachel Cusk is returning to Faber & Faber to publish the third in her trilogy of novels about divorced creative writing teacher Faye.

The New Yorker
A short story about an awkward, troubling sexual encounter has gone viral, drawing a "record-breaking" number of online views.
Matt Fry
Pavilion Books has appointed Taschen’s Matt Fry as UK sales manager.
Black & White Publishing has claimed to have signed the first book on "Scottish hygge".
Georgia Coleridge
Octopus imprint Aster is publishing The Chakra Project, a visual introduction to the chakras, from former journalist and professional healer Georgia Coleridge. 

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