Thursday, February 22, 2018

Latest from The Bookseller

Endeavour Press
Endeavour Press is being wound-up following a break down in relations between the two directors.
Milo Yiannopoulos has dropped his multi-million pound legal case against Simon & Schuster US.
Sea Prayer
Bloomsbury has signed the latest work from Khaled Hosseini, a "lyrical and intensely moving story" entitled Sea Prayer.
Jessica Axe
Quarto has made several new appointments to its new London-based trade imprint, White Lion Publishing.
Gail Honeyman
Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (HarperCollins) has breezed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week, selling 27,844 copies for £166,643.
A Higher Loyalty
Pan Macmillan will publish a book from former FBI director James Comey on "ethical leadership" a year after he was dismissed by US president Donald Trump.

Serial Box
Serialised reading platform Serial Box, hailed as the "HBO of reading", has secured $1.65m (£1.18m) in initial funding. 
Richard Thompson
Faber & Faber has signed Beeswing: Britain, Folk Rock and the End of the 60s by guitarist and singer-songwriter Richard Thompson.
Reni Eddo-Lodge
Authors Reni Eddo-Lodge and Kiran Millwood Hargrave have made the cut for the 2018 Jhalak Prize shortlist.
 Stig Abell
Stig Abell, editor and publisher of the Times Literary Supplement, has chosen John Murray to publish his first book: How Britain Really Works.
John Cooper Clarke
Picador is to publish poet Dr John Cooper Clarke’s autobiography revealing his “extraordinary life” and his first poetry collection for 37 years.
Alice Clark-Platts
Bloomsbury imprint Raven Books has fought off competition in a five-publisher auction to buy a thriller by Alice Clark-Platts as part of a six-figure two-book deal.

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