Bookseller Briefing 9/18 – week ending 2 March

BBC’s ‘Today’ programme partners with Octopus Cassell Illustrated has signed a publishing partnership with BBC Radio 4’s “Today” programme, to publish the programme’s first official book along with two others. The partnership between the Octopus Publishing Group division and the early morning news programme will include three books. The Today Programme Puzzle Book which will publish on 6th…

Bookseller Briefing 8/16 – week ending 26 February

Acknowledgements: The Bookseller Tributes pour in for ‘treasured’ Harper Lee Tributes paid to ‘extraordinary’ Umberto Eco Joanne Harris withdraws from festival over ‘unreasonable’ demands PRH UK launches ‘creative responsibility manifesto’ Rick Stein to open bookshop with Ron Johns Lord of the Rings colouring book from Harper Collins Barnes & Noble to launch ‘digital-physical’ store Digital reading…

The Bookseller Briefing 28 – week ending 17 July

Acknowledgements: The Bookseller LexisNexis to buy Jordan Publishing Go Set a Watchman: Review US: authors ask DOJ to investigate Amazon Customers criticise Amazon Prime Day Richard E Grant hosts new Penguin Podcast Audiobooks making the right noises Printing error hits ‘limited’ Harper Lee stock Amazon breaks global sales record on Prime Day AAP: sales ‘slow’ in…

The Bookseller Briefing 27 – week ending 10 July

Acknowledgements: The Bookseller Amazon wants ‘all business to survive’ Harper Lee manuscript ‘first found in 2011’ Bookseller Jean Lucey Pratt’s diaries to be published Amazon launches global Prime day Cote denies class certification in Authors Solutions case Canongate to publish ‘Jean Brodie’ e-book Campaign for Harper Lee revealed Caine Prize winner shares her £10k award Public…