Thursday, April 19, 2018

From The Booksller

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April 18, 2018
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Michael Kogge’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Dean & Son) has ascended into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 62,104 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s TCM.
Amazon shopping app
Amazon has launched an “international shopping experience” through an app which allows customers worldwide to browse and ship more than 45 million products from the US.
Jesper Stein
Mirror Books has acquired a five-book series by "Scandi noir sensation", Jesper Stein.
Gay's the Word
A window in London-based gay and lesbian bookshop Gay's the Word has been smashed.
A debut author has hit back after her novel was criticised in an Observer review, which has become the focus of a debate on social media.
Harper Lee
The Broadway producers of an adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird are counter-suing the Harper Lee estate, which last month brought a suit against them arguing the script differed too much from Lee's original book.

Louisa de Lange
Orion Fiction has acquired a psychological suspense debut at auction with "the mother of all high-concept twists".
Phillip Pullman
Pullman to judge Chinese-themed short story competition
Philip Pullman is to judge a new 500-word short story competition which is being launched ahead of the 2018 Liverpool Literary Festival.
Richard Herring
Sphere non-fiction is publishing comedian Richard Herring's book about "conversation-savers for any situation" this October.
Alys Conran
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a "bold" new novel by Wales Book of the Year winner and Dylan Thomas Prize shortlisted author Alys Conran. 
Octavia E Butler
Headline is publishing a new edition of Octavia E Butler's "ground-breaking masterpiece" Kindred with a foreword from Ayòbámi Adébáyò.


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