BITM – Man Booker Prize 2017 – Shortlist

Man Booker prize 2017: shortlist makes room for debuts alongside big names George Saunders, Fiona Mozley and Emily Fridlund are nominated for their first novels, alongside new books from Ali Smith and Paul Auster The 2017 shortlist (l-r): Fiona Mozley, Mohsin Hamid, Ali Smith, George Saunders, Emily Fridlund and Paul Auster. Composite: The Guardian Alison…

Bookseller Briefing 48 – week ending 2 December

Acknowledgements: The Bookseller Julian Barnes: opening up Man Booker to US authors is ‘daft’ McDermid, Cornwell, Hawkins star in BBC documentary Serial Killers Authors back Barnes’ Man Booker protest Ebooks can be sold with reduced VAT says EC Weekly ebook ranking Welcome back to the summit, Scott Mariani. The author who topped The Bookseller’s first Weekly…

The Bookseller Briefing 41 – week ending 16 October

Acknowledgements: The Bookseller Penguin to publish Ladybird books for grown-ups Two German book chains form ‘strategic alliance’ Digital Census shows audio charge Amazon Seattle blueprint uncovered Marlon James wins Man Booker Prize 2015 PFD launches digital publishing spin-off Ipso Books Nourry: publishers need to put control on pricing Franklin: ‘toxic competition’ in large publishers The Bookseller…

Book Awards

South Africa SALA – The South African Literary Awards International The Bailllie Gifford Prize for Non-fiction The Costa Book Awards The Man Booker Prize The Nobel Prize for Literature The Rathbones Folio Prize