Friday, April 07, 2017

Latest news from The Bookseller

Roald Dahl
The Roald Dahl Literary Estate will create a personalised adaptation of a Roald Dahl classic in partnership with publishing start-up Lost My Name.
Tomi Adeyami
Macmillan Children’s Books has secured fantasy trilogy Children of Blood and Bone by debut writer Tomi Adeyemi in a "hotly contested" six-figure auction.
Naomi Klein
Naomi Klein is publishing a book with Allen Lane to explain Donald Trump's rise to power as "a product of our time" and exploring what can be done to resist his brand of shock politics.
Mr B's
Independent bookshop Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights is to launch a pop-up bookshop at Glastonbury Music Festival this summer in partnership with wholesaler Bertrams Books.
Tom Fletcher
McFly band member Tom Fletcher will publish his second middle grade novel for Penguin Random House in time for the Christmas market this October.
Pablo Neruda
Bloodaxe Books is to publish recently-discovered poems by the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda for the first time in the UK later this month.

The North Water
Ian McGuire has been awarded the £10,000 RSL Encore Award for the best seond novel of the year for his work The North Water (Scribner).
Rakuten Kobo has acquired Shelfie, a service which enables customers to get free or discounted e-book versions of their print books.
Amazon has revealed statistics from its Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) programme claiming Manchester as "an indie publishing hotspot".
Katie Marsh
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired two new novels from women’s fiction writer Katie Marsh.


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