Bookseller Briefing 33/17 – week ending 18 August

Pressure mounts on book review coverage Pressure is continuing on book review coverage, with the axing of half the Press Association’s output, and some women’s magazines scrapping their dedicated books editor role, The Bookseller has been told. However, there is cause for optimism, with the Times Literary Supplement showing vastly improved sales, the White Review embarking on paid review space online, and a…

BITM – Nelson Mandela – Dare Not Linger

Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa | Dare Not Linger | Pan Macmillan 9781509809592 | £25 | 19 October The long-awaited second volume of Nelson Mandela’s memoirs, left unfinished at his death and never before available, are here completed and expanded with notes and speeches written by Mandela during his historic presidency, making for a moving sequel…

UK Books – The Bookseller – Pan Mac launches ‘Wrapped with Love’ Christmas campaign

  Published December 7, 2016 by Katherine Cowdrey   Pan Macmillan has launched a digital video campaign, “Wrapped with Love”, to recommend perfect Christmas book gifts on mobile. The campaign has been timed to coincide with what Pan Macmillan refers to as the “peak gifting” period pre-Christmas (after Black Friday according to its research) and offers a series of 15-second ‘how-to’…

Bookseller Briefing 49 – week ending 9 December

Acknowledgements: The Bookseller Andrew Keen predicts ‘renaissance’ for publishers in post-truth age Society of Authors urges government to follow EU copyright law after Brexit New Beacon Books to close after 50 years Kew and Sheen bookshops sold to new order Pan Macmillan launches ‘Wrapped with Love’ Christmas campaign Investigation into post-truth to Biteback The Bookseller 100…

Q2 April – June 2016 SA Books

April – June 2016 : New SA Titles Prices, cover images and publication dates subject to change Jacket images are added as they become available from the publishers   Andile M Afrika | Touched by Biko | Unisa Press 9781868888290 | R250 | June This is a political memoir of life in a rural South…

Q1 January – March 2016 SA Books

January – March 2016 : New SA Titles  Prices, cover images and publication dates subject to change Jacket images are added as they become available from the publishers   Adekeye Adebajo | Thabo Mbeki – Pocket Biography | Jacana 9781431423309 | pbk | R140 | March Co-published with Ohio University Press in the US and…

Publishers – South Africa

South African Publishers  General Africa Institute Brenthurst Press Cluster Publications David Krut Publishing HSRC Press Jacana Media Jonathan Ball Publishers Juta Academic Map Studio Mojadji Books NB Publishers Pan Macmillan SA Penguin Random House SA – Penguin Penguin Random House SA – Struik Shuter & Shooter 30º South Publishers Van Schaik Publishers Vivlia Also see…