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In Paperbacks, Big Names on Top: Facts & Figures 2011

Publishers Weekly – 2011-03-21

It's the Stieg Larsson show in 2010 paperback bestsellers. The first two books of his enormously successful trilogy racked up sales of more than 10,942,000 in their mass market and paperback editions. That's more than the combined sales of two other...
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Knitting book proves favourite Royal Wedding yarn

The Bookseller – 2011-03-16

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 14:50 Fiona Goble's 64-page Knit Your Own Royal Wedding (Ivy Press), which comes with a backdrop of Westminster Abbey "so that you can display your creations in authentic surroundings",...
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Hodder pays six figure sum for two from Geraghty

The Bookseller – 2011-03-15

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 09:12 Hodder & Stoughton, along with Hachette Books Ireland, has bought rights to two new novels by Irish fiction author Ciara Geraghty for a "significant six figure sum". The deal for...
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United Agents' Canter dies

The Bookseller – 2011-03-11

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/03/2011 - 08:52 United Agents co-founder and children's agent Rosemary Canter died on Friday [11th March]. Canter began her publishing career as assistant fiction editor at Penguin Books in...
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Penguin plans peachy Dahl celebration

The Bookseller – 2011-03-10

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 15:15 James, Aunts Spiker and Sponge, as well as the Centi­pede, Ladybird and Earthworm will be celebrated this spring as Puffin publishes a 50th anniversary edition of Roald Dahl's...
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Walter Zacharius, 87, Romance Publisher, Dies

The New York Times – 2011-03-08

Walter Zacharius emerged from the world of true-confession magazines and paperback genre fiction to found Kensington.
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More Jewell for Century

The Bookseller – 2011-03-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 07/03/2011 - 15:04 Century has signed a new three-book deal with novelist Lisa Jewell, as the imprint plans a new cover treatment for the author. Century and Arrow publisher Kate Elton acquired...
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New Gormenghast title at the centre of Mervyn Peake’s centenary celebration

The Bookseller – 2011-03-04

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 16:44 The never-before published fourth part in the Gormenghast trilogy will form part of an extensive period of publishing to mark Mervyn’s Peake’s centenary. Vintage will publish...
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Jamie scores double non-fiction number ones

The Bookseller – 2011-02-15

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 15:59 TV chef Jamie Oliver has achieved the rare feat of topping both the hardback and paperback non-fiction bestseller lists, helping publisher Penguin score number ones across all...
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Book Review Gets With the Times, Kindles Interest in E-Book Sales

The New York Observer – 2011-02-12

ArtsBeat announced today that this week's New York Times Book Review will feature, for the first time, bestseller lists accounting for the sales of e-books. The lists, all of which appear on the Times site, include a list of combined e-book and...
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Non-agency authors are Amazon UK’s bestselling e-books

The Bookseller – 2011-02-03

Written By: Lisa Campbell Amazon.co.uk has reiterated its opposition to agency pricing as it revealed its top-selling e-book authors are not governed by the model. Last week Amazon.com announced e-books had begun to outsell paperbacks in the US for...
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We still need books to make sense of Wikileaks

Guardian – 2011-02-02

Up to the minute it may be, but Julian Assange's new media sensation will need traditional print to come into clear focusAnyone who thinks the book (ie the codex) is dead and buried in the Age of Amagoogle should reflect on the bizarre and...
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Picador in Room paperback giveaway

The Bookseller – 2011-01-31

Written By: Graeme Neill Picador is teaming up with The Reading Agency and Mumsnet to give away 2,500 copies of the paperback of Emma Donoghue's Man Booker shortlisted novel Room. The Reading Agency's Room Mega Read library promotion will...
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The last page for the paperback?

The Independent – 2011-01-29

It was a milestone the book industry had expected to reach eventually, but few had thought it would occur so soon.
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Amazon Claims E-book Sales Beat Paperbacks

PC World – 2011-01-29

The e-book sales milestone "has come even sooner than we expected," CEO Bezos says.
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Amazon Kindle Book Sales Soar

PC World – 2011-01-28

Online retailer reports sales of its digital e-books has outstripped those of traditional paperbacks.
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Kindle sales outstrip paperbacks as Amazon has first $10bn quarter

The Bookseller – 2011-01-28

Written By: Lisa Campbell Kindle e-books have overtaken paperback sales at Amazon.com, as the internet retailer revealed sales topped $10bn for the first time in its latest trading quarter. read more
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Faber to released illustrated Costa-winner

The Bookseller – 2011-01-26

Written By: Charlotte Williams Faber is to release a new illustrated edition of Jo Shapcott's poetry collection Of Mutability, following its win at the Costa Book Awards last night [25th January]. A new b-format illustrated edition of the...
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The 2010 Decision: Bush, Larsson Tops

Publishers Weekly – 2011-01-03

Although there were still a few days left in the 2010 selling season at press time, the clear winners for the year are already in: in nonfiction the unlikely combination of George Bush, Chelsea Handler, and Elizabeth Gilbert ruled Nielsen BookScan's...
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'Rapture Ready!': A Great Pop-Culture Book Comes Out In Paperback

NPR – 2010-03-24

Linda Holmes, NPR culture blogger, says the book "is not only the smartest exploration of Christian pop culture that I've ever come across; it's one of the wisest explorations of American pop culture in general that I've ever read."
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