They argue that Quad’s acquisition of LSC would make it the monopoly provider in the long-run magazine and book printing businesses.
The Ink Factory has snapped up film and television rights to The Plotters (Fourth Estate) by Un Su Kim.
Cornerstone has acquired the rights to the “gripping” inside story of the “the last swashbucklers of global capitalism”.
The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Raúf (Hachette Children’s Books) is the winner of this year’s overall £5,000 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, beating off competition from other category winners Tomi Adeyemi, Lauren Ace and Jenny Løvlie.
All eight shortlists for the British Book Awards Books of the Year have been announced, with a strong focus on international writers including Michelle Obama, Michael Wolff, Sally Rooney and Leila Slimani.
The nine winners of the regional round of the Independent Bookshop of the Year Award have been revealed, with the 2018 overall champion, Five Leaves Bookshop, in contention to take the main prize for the second year in a row.
Hachette and Penguin Random House are leading The British Book Awards’ trade shortlists with 11 nominations each, with Hachette managing hat-tricks in both the Imprint and Publisher of the Year categories.
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The Hay Festival has a new look that changes its colors with each of its international festivals, and the fledgling BKS agency has a London Book Fair sale to Canongate. The post Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Canadian instapoet Rupi Kaur talks to us about her poetry journey and love of live performance, following a sold-out UK event during London Book Fair.
Eugenie Furniss is leaving the agency she founded to join management and production company 42 as a literary agent.