Sunday, May 28, 2017

Latest News from Bookseller

The relationship between the book, TV and film industries has never been stronger trade figures have said, with new, hungry players such as Netflix and Amazon Prime spurring on the number of dramatic rights deals being struck.
Philip Pullman
The title of the first novel in Philip Pullman's new series The Book of Dust, a companion series to his famed His Dark Materials trilogy, has been revealed as La Belle Sauvage.
Kogan Page
Kogan Page managing director Helen Kogan toasted her father, Philip, at a party held to celebrate the publisher’s 50th anniversary.
Simon Schama
Television presenter Simon Schama has signed a book deal for Return of the Tribes, which will go beyond the headlines to unearth the “deep, ancient roots of nationalism's perennial and problematic appeal”.
Eoin McHugh, who has been publisher of Transworld Ireland since the imprint’s creation 10 years ago, is leaving the company.
Scholastic has entered into a global master publishing agreement with Sutikki to become the second global licensee for Andrew Davenport's new CBeebies preschool series, "Moon and Me". 

The Gollancz sci-fi and fantasy festival is returning for its fourth year this November in the company of authors including Joe Hill, Ben Aaronovitch, and Joanne Harris.
The Archers
Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing 10 books based on four popular BBC Radio 4 series, one of which is "The Archers". 
Delegates attending The Bookseller’s Marketing & Publicity Conference on 13th June can sign up now for a marketing or publicity quick-fix. 
Sarah Ward
Lucy Cavendish College, part of the University of Cambridge, has named the 2017 winner of its fiction prize as Sarah Ward, with her novel Resurrection, Port Glasgow.
The London Book Fair is hosting a "Books, Brexit and Brits" debate at Book Expo America, promising to give delegates an insight into publishing and the wider creative industries in the UK.
Piatkus is publishing a book on self-care, entitled Recharge: A Year of Self-Care to Focus on You.

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