Arsène Wenger has scooped two Telegraph Sports Book prizes, including Sports Book of the Year for his memoir My Life in Red and White (Weidenfeld & Nicolson).
Pickled Pepper Books’ Steven Pryse has said the challenges of bookselling through the pandemic accelerated many independents’ website development.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Alex Wheatle, Dapo Adeola and Nathan Bryon are among those shortlisted for the Diverse Book Awards, celebrating inclusive titles across adult, YA and children's fiction.
Sep 20 2021 In separate filings late last week, lawyers for the Big Five publishers and Amazon asked a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit accusing them of a conspiracy to fix e-book prices. In their September 17 filings, lawyers for Amazon and the Big Five publishers insist there is no evidence of any coordination or agreement among them to fix e-book prices or otherwise restrain competition. Perhaps more importantly, they argue, the alleged conspiracy—in which the five largest American trade publishers are alleged to have banded together to give Amazon monopoly power over e-books—fundamentally makes no sense. Source: Publishers...
Audio platform Yoto has had its first major in-store launch in branches of W H Smith.
Elizabeth Day's latest novel Magpie (Fourth Estate) picked up reviews in the Observer, the Irish Times, the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail and the i this week.
The children’s book market has increased by more than 11% this year, boosted by picture books, non-fiction and a remarkable 61% growth in YA sales.
We were almost finished with a year of house-sitting for my sister-in-law when we decided to host a murder mystery party. Navigating online, I was dismayed by the ‘groovy’ and dated mystery kits available. But I was a writer, wasn’t I? And why did I have to wait until I was a bestselling author to create complimentary merchandise? As a (then) unpublished author, I had scoured articles outlining the paltry incomes of the average writer and knew that making a living of my pen alone would be difficult if I wanted to leave my PR job.
Indie-focused retailer Bookshop.org and the Booksellers Association (BA) have launched New Futures, a programme to help entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities across the UK launch their own stores.
Stories about the impact of confinement on mental health, the seductive power of everyday intimacies and a quest for a bigger life dominate an "ambitious, authentic and unique" shortlist for the 2021 BBC Young Writers’ Award.