Thursday, May 24, 2018

From The Bookseller

Philip Roth
Vintage has paid tribute to Pulitzer Prize and Man Booker International Prize-winning author Philip Roth as "one the greatest American novelists of the 20th century” following his death at the age of 85.
Olga Tokarczuk
Olga Tokarczuk has become the first Polish author to scoop the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize for Flights, "brilliantly translated" by Jennifer Croft and published by independent press Fitzcarraldo Editions.
Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins’ Into the Water (Black Swan) has dived straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 24,309 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.
Biteback managing director Iain Dale is stepping down in June after a decade with the company "to concentrate on his broadcasting career", while author and former SAS soldier Andy McNab is taking on an advisory role to "guide Biteback into next stage of growth".
Frances Jessop
Editor for Yellow Jersey Press and Vintage, Frances Jessop, is being made redundant this month after nine years with the imprint.
The Sun is set to sponsor Headline’s The Football Yearbook in its 49th and 50th year.

Tim Bates
Annabel Merullo is stepping down from her role as head of books at Peters Fraser and Dunlop (PFD), to be replaced by Tim Bates.
Chris Bavin
Produce expert Chris Bavin, long-time presenter on the BBC show "Eat Well for Less?", is publishing his first solo cookbook with DK.
Kate Green
Picador publicists Kate Green and Alice Dewing have been promoted.

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