Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Latest new2s from The Bookseller

Uncommon Type
Short story anthologies are enjoying a boom in sales, rising by almost 50% in value, to reach their highest level in seven years.
Night Sky with Exit Wounds
Former refugee Ocean Vuong has won the £25,000 T S Eliot Prize for his “remarkable” debut poetry collection Night Sky with Exit Wounds (Jonathan Cape).
Tales on Moon Lane
The owner of Tales on Moon Lane, Tamara Macfarlane, will open another bookshop in South London in April.
Rebel Prince
William Collins will publish an “explosive” book about Prince Charles’ “desperate bid to rehabilitate himself” after Princess Diana’s death, written by investigative historian Tom Bower.
Croydon Council is to terminate its relationship with troubled contractor Carillion and bring the running of its libraries back in-house.
Steve Peters
Professor Steve Peters, author of The Chimp Paradox (Vermilion, Ebury), is publishing two new science-based books with King’s Road Publishing’s wellbeing imprint Lagom. 

The Bureau of Second Chances
Women have dominated the winners' list at the Writers’ Guild Awards, with debut novelist Sheena Kalayil honoured along with British playwright Caryl Churchill.
Diane Setterfield
Diane Setterfield, author of international bestseller The Thirteenth Tale, published by Orion, has moved to Doubleday to publish her new novel.
Christmas failed to offset the decline in French book sales in 2017 as a whole, attributed partly to the presidential and parliamentary elections between April and June and the consequent delay in the arrival of big-selling titles. 
City A M
City A M has launched a monthly book review section and appointed Francesca Washtell as its books editor.
Only You Can Save Mankind
Sir Terry Pratchett’s Johnny Maxwell trilogy is set to be reissued with new illustrations by Mark Beech.
Golden Egg Academy
The Viney Shaw Agency has struck a first-look deal with The Golden Egg Academy.

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