Bookseller Briefing 4/19 – week ending 25 January

The Bookseller acquires BookGig website from HarperCollins BookGig, the publisher-agnostic website dedicated to book events, launched by HarperCollins in October 2016, has been acquired by The Bookseller. BookGig helps readers connect with their favourite authors by listing book related events for as many different authors and genres as possible.  Since launch, BookGig has featured thousands of events across…

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…

The Bookseller Briefing 01- week ending 9 January 2015

Ebook prices stable following (UK) VAT hike HarperCollins pulps Middle East Atlas and apologises Print market solid in 2014 Duffy, Warner and Smith in New Year Honours Controversy over Houllebecq’s vision of France’s future Zuckerberg sets up Facebook book club Strong December boosts high street John Murray launches ‘distinctive’ new JM Originals list Publishers unite…