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…

The Bookseller Briefing 08 – week ending 27 February

National Book Tokens launches eBook Gift Card  Book Trade Charity to support internships ‘Cooked’ subscription site comes to UK Publishers ‘flying to London to read Harper Lee manuscript’ Summer Reading Challenge titles revealed Publishers offer more exclusive retailer deals Publishers are increasingly experimenting with retailer exclusives, special editions and digital-first releases in order to make…