Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Latest from The Bookseller

Helen Dunmore
Tributes have been pouring in for poet, novelist and children's author Helen Dunmore, who has died of cancer aged 64.
Polling Station
Books on the “death” of Europe, The Communist Manifesto and those which are anti-establishment are among the titles which have seen an uptick in sales over the last two months since the General Election was called.
Tony Robinson
Actor, presenter and author Sir Tony Robinson is to bring his No Cunning Plan tour to independent booksellers in community venues for Independent Bookshop Week (IBW).
Lemony Snicket
Andersen Press is to publish a new picture book from Lemony Snicket, the creator of A Series of Unfortunate Events (Egmont).
Harry Potter
A rare bookseller is selling two first editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Bloomsbury) for more than £10,000 combined.
Scarlett Moffatt
Blink Publishing has signed the autobiography of "I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here" winner and former “Gogglebox” star Scarlett Moffatt.

The Poisonwood Bible
Faber is publishing a "beautiful" new edition of Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisionwood Bible, to celebrate its 18th birthday.
Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann has acquired WhiteCloud Analytics, a performance management firm, to boost its education business.
Tracey Bloom
Bookouture is to publish two new books from Tracy Bloom, author of No-One Ever Has Sex on a Tuesday.
Joe Sugg
Author and vlogger Joe Sugg completed a 24 hour book signing over the weekend which raised funds for the appeal to help the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing on 22nd May.

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