Saturday, April 21, 2018

From The Bookseller

Gail Rebuck
The adult literacy campaign Quick Reads is wrapping up after 12 years due to lack of funding, The Bookseller can reveal.
Titles by Malala Yousafzai, Anne Frank and Reni Eddo-Lodge have been voted on to a list of the Top 20 "most influential books in history written by women".
Philip Pullman
Independent bookshops are being offered the chance to win a visit from Philip Pullman during Independent Bookshop Week in June, ahead of the paperback publication of La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One in the autumn.
Springer Nature
Three academic publishers – Springer Nature, Cambridge University Press and Thieme – have reached an agreement with ResearchGate to work together on the sharing of articles.
Jo Quinn
Bloomsbury has acquired a book about the ancient history of the West after an 11-way auction.
Celia J Anderson
HarperFiction has bought a debut about a 110-year-old "memory harvester" from Romantic Novelists Association awards organiser Celia J Anderson.

Nourish & Inspire
Octopus is hosting its first Nourish & Inspire Wellness Day in partnership with Waterstones Tottenham Court Road.
Yrsa Sigurðardóttir
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired three new novels by international bestseller Yrsa Sigurðardóttir in a six-figure deal.
Pamphlet publisher Stewed Rhubarb is set to reissue two poetry collections previously taken out of print following the collapse of Scottish press Freight Books late last year.
Amy Nickell
Headline has acquired Confessions of a Single Mum, a "frank, honest and hilarious millennial memoir" about the highs and lows of being a single mum, by journalist and TV presenter Amy Nickell.
Book production company Imago has launched a range of "bite size" courses.

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