Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Latest from The Bookseller

2017 review
It has been a "bumpy year" for the trade, with the market "a little unpredictable" in the face of "huge uncertainty" created by Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidency, The Bookseller has heard.
Arts Council England’s report into the crisis in literary fiction should serve as a "wake up call" to the industry which needs to "radically rethink" how it presents the genre, the chief executive of Curtis Brown has warned.
Kristen Roupenian
Jonathan Cape has scooped the debut book from Kristen Roupenian, the author of 'Cat Person', a short story published in the New Yorker which went viral and triggered a wave of media coverage.
Nigel Newton
Bloomsbury c.e.o. Nigel Newton has added his voice to concerns about UK publishers retaining European rights after Brexit.
Sally Field
Simon & Schuster UK will publish Hollywood actor Sally Field’s "extraordinary" memoir in autumn 2018.
Man Booker Prize
The Man Booker Prize is marking its 50th anniversary in 2018 with year-long celebrations and a campaign to introduce new audiences to its winning, shortlisted and longlisted authors.

Christmas Books
Indie bookshops in the UK and Ireland are being called upon to complete The Bookseller’s annual Christmas Trading Survey.
Picador has acquired a "unique" and "stirring" poetry anthology of migrant stories from schoolchildren, called England.
Wendy Holden
Novelist Wendy Holden will chair the final judging panel to select the overall winner of the 2017 Costa Book of the Year.
Liam Charles
"The Great British Bake Off" contestant Liam Charles, aka "cake boy" to his friends, has signed with Hodder & Stoughton to publish his debut cookbook.

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