Independent publishing and media business Hardie Grant has announced a buyout of its founding investor Associated Media Investments (AMI) and introduced a new board.
I remember very clearly the day I moved from being poor to being broke.
CBC reports that Megan Follows, who starred as Anne in the 1985 Anne of Green Gables TV miniseries, is narrating the Emily of New Moon audiobooks. The three-book audiobook series marks Follows’ return to the works of Lucy Maud (L. M.) Montgomery whose books are read and beloved by children and adults alike. Emily of New Moon follows Emily Starr who’s orphaned at ten years old and sent to live with her relatives at New Moon Farm on Prince Edward Island. Emily, who has dreams of becoming a writer, struggles to live with her aunt, but finds a creative outlet...
Hannah Smith, editorial director at Embla Books, the digital-first imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired world English language rights to two new romantic comedies from Mandy Baggot, in a deal made with Tanera Simons at Darley Anderson.
Jul 14 2021 Though America’s trade relationship with China is still being reviewed by the Biden Administration, companies, including publishers, who have been paying higher tariffs on imports from that country received some good news last week in a decision issued by the U.S. Court of International Trade. Last September, a lawsuit by HMTX, a global manufacturer, was filed with the court, charging that the U.S. Trade Representative did not have the authority to engage in a trade war with China by “whatever means it chooses.” The lawsuit argued that the USTR investigation into China’s unfair trade practices, which is...
Waterstones employees will not be expected to intervene or attempt to police mask wearing in stores from 19th July, the retailer has confirmed, after announcing it would “encourage” customers to wear face masks and observe social distancing after restrictions are lifted across England.
Dreams From My Father, the childhood memoir of former president of the United States Barack Obama, is to be adapted for a YA audience and will be released this autumn by Canongate.
Saqi Books has launched an emergency crowdfunding campaign after its Al Saqi shop was flooded this week, damaging the building and hundreds of books.
Octopus imprint Endeavour has acquired Brazen: My unorthodox journey from long sleeves to lingerie, the memoir of Julia Haart’s escape from one of the strictest sects of orthodox Judaism to become one of the most influential figures in fashion.
Simon & Schuster UK has landed Witchcraft: A History in Thirteen Trials by Professor Marion Gibson.