Friday, December 15, 2017

Latest from The Bookseller

Jamie Oliver
Jamie Oliver has topped Amazon UK’s print chart this year in a list dominated by celebrity-authored healthy eating titles.
Lisa Jewell
Books by Matt Haig, Jo Nesbo and Lisa Jewell join debuts from Beth Underdown and Cara Hunter on the next Richard & Judy Book Club list with W H Smith, which features titles published almost exclusively by Penguin Random House.
Lucy Foley
Lucy Foley has signed a "strong six-figure deal" for her first crime novel and one other book with HarperCollins.
Hodder Education
Egmont Publishing's chief financial officer Alan Hurcombe has been appointed to the new role of chief operating officer for the Hodder Education Group.
JoJo Moyes
Novelist and screenwriter Jojo Moyes has been named as ambassador for London Book & Screen Week as the festival returns for 2018.
Virago Modern Classics is celebrating the 80th anniversary of Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier with a special edition of the tale.

Eve Hall
Michael Joseph editor Eve Hall is moving to Hodder & Stoughton to take up a new position as commissioning editor, crime and thriller.
Ingrid Gilmore
Egmont UK is promoting Sarah Bates, Ingrid Gilmore and Siobhan Galvin to its board, following the depature of chief financial officer Alan Hurcombe to Hodder Education.
A range of food and drink books from publishers including Bloomsbury, Phaidon and Quiller Publishing have been shortlisted for the André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards.
The Witchfinder's Sister
Beth Underdown’s historical debut, The Witchfinder's Sister, has been optioned for TV by Monumental Television.
Hazel Gale
Yellow Kite has acquired Fight, a book explaining cognitive hypnotherapy to readers who want to overcome unwanted behaviour and stumbling blocks in their own lives. 

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