Sunday, February 17, 2019

The Bookseller

Andrea Levy
Andrea Levy, writer of bestselling Windrush generation novel Small Island, has died from cancer at the age of 62.
The forecast for the Travel market remains perilous as, after a few years of treading water, the market suffered widespread declines last year, with the potential impact of Brexit showing.
Simon & Schuster's worldwide revenues for 2018 dipped fractionally to $825m from $830m in 2017, parent company CBS has said.
Cressida Cowell
Hachette UK will sponsor Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) and authors Cressida Cowell, Patrick Gale, Katherine Rundell and screenwriter Ben Aaronovitch will tour bookshops across the country as part of the annual celebration of indies.
The upheaval in the German book industry continues with wholesaler KNV Gruppe filing for insolvency.
Eoin Colfer
Quercus imprint Jo Fletcher Books has acquired the “remarkable” first adult fantasy novel by Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer.

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