Saturday, January 06, 2018

Latest from The Bookseller

Fire and Fury
The explosive "insider’s account" on Donald Trump’s presidency will go on sale in the UK today, four days early, publisher Little, Brown has confirmed to The Bookseller.
David Walliams and Tony Ross
Author-illustrator duo David Walliams and Tony Ross claim nine of the top 50 titles of 2017 in a year of growth propelled mostly by strength in depth.
BBA logo
The British Book Awards 2018 has launched with the introduction of two new awards for individuals, Author of the Year and Illustrator of the Year, as well as a new category for audiobooks.
Lily Cole
Model Lily Cole has asked for her work to be "judged on its own merits" after a member of the Bronte Society resigned over her appointment as creative partner.
Octopus Publishing has appointed Joanna Copestick, formerly associate publisher at Jacqui Small, to be publisher of the recently-acquired Kyle Books.
Cengage Learning EMEA
Cengage Learning EMEA Ltd has reported a "successful" fiscal year 2017, according to a report newly filed with Companies House, citing growth in turnover of 11.1% to £54.5m ​for the year ended March 2017.

Orion is publishing a Swedish bestseller that last summer won Specsavers Sweden's Crimetime Debut of the Year award: Annabelle by Lina Bengtsdotter.
E L James’ Darker topped the Weekly E-Book Ranking for the week leading up to Christmas.
UCL Press
A new award is being launched to recognise an individual, team or press that has made an outstanding contribution to University Press publishing.
Imison Award
Colonialism, divorce and dystopia are some of the themes tackled in the Society of Authors’ shortlists for the best audio drama scripts.

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