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S&S UK saw sales and profit rise in 2017
February 23, 2018 at 1:45 am

Simon & Schuster UK saw a rise in sales and profit in 2017, driven by a "significant" increase in print and downloadable audio book sales, the firm has revealed.

Melvin Burgess pens new YA novel
February 23, 2018 at 1:45 am

Melvin Burgess is set to release a YA novel about a girl who discovers she has the powers of a witch this August.

Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions
February 22, 2018 at 7:05 pm

With one bookstore reporting a 36-percent increase in business in 2017, almost 40 retailers are put into contention for the Independent Bookstore of the Year prize at the British Book Awards, the Nibbies. The post Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions
February 22, 2018 at 7:05 pm

With one bookstore reporting a 36-percent increase in business in 2017, almost 40 retailers are put into contention for the Independent Bookstore of the Year prize at the British Book Awards, the Nibbies. The post Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

International Prize for Arabic Fiction Names Six 2018 Shortlisted Novels
February 22, 2018 at 2:30 am

Announced in Amman, the six books and their authors shortlisted for this year's International Prize for Arabic Fiction are now in contention for a US$50,000 purse and English translation. They represent authors with ties to seven nations. The post International Prize for Arabic Fiction Names Six 2018 Shortlisted Novels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

International Prize for Arabic Fiction Names Six 2018 Shortlisted Novels
February 22, 2018 at 2:30 am

Announced in Amman, the six books and their authors shortlisted for this year's International Prize for Arabic Fiction are now in contention for a US$50,000 purse and English translation. They represent authors with ties to seven nations. The post International Prize for Arabic Fiction Names Six 2018 Shortlisted Novels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Self-Censorship in Publishing Today: Book Industry Leaders on a Subtle, Growing Challenge
February 22, 2018 at 2:30 am

From the director of the Frankfurter Buchmesse to the founder of a Thai publishing house and a Norwegian publisher who was shot in Oslo: sharp cautionary remarks about self-censorship and its dangers. The post Self-Censorship in Publishing Today: Book Industry Leaders on a Subtle, Growing Challenge appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

PEN America Names Some $350,000 in Literary Honors for 2018
February 22, 2018 at 2:20 am

PEN America's annual raft of awards honors both single titles and bodies of work, is worth nearly US$350,000. Among this year's winners are Edmund White, Edna O'Brien, and Ursula K. Le Guin. The post PEN America Names Some $350,000 in Literary Honors for 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

PEN America Names Some $350,000 in Literary Honors for 2018
February 22, 2018 at 2:20 am

PEN America's annual raft of awards honors both single titles and bodies of work, is worth nearly US$350,000. Among this year's winners are Edmund White, Edna O'Brien, and Ursula K. Le Guin. The post PEN America Names Some $350,000 in Literary Honors for 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Dolby joins Toby Mundy Associates
February 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

Trevor Dolby has joined creative management agency Toby Mundy Associates (TMA) following his retirement as publisher at Penguin Random House imprint (Preface) last year.