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Tess Macleod Smith joins Net-a-Porter

Media Week – 2012-02-10

The Net-a-Porter Group has hired Tess Macleod Smith as its new group publishing director.

WH Smith to promote YA fiction

The Bookseller – 2012-01-27

W H Smith is to promote cross- over young adult (YA) titles more directly to adults via a new...

W H Smith ‘won market share’ at Christmas

The Bookseller – 2012-01-26

W H Smith says it increased its market share over the Christmas period, with retail analysts...

'Resilient' Christmas trading for W H Smith

The Bookseller – 2012-01-25

W H Smith has reported “resilient” trading over the Christmas period, with total...

W H Smith to enter Qatar

The Bookseller – 2012-01-17

W H Smith will branch out into Qatar after entering a franchise agreement with Al Meera Holding...

Wright departs W H Smith

The Bookseller – 2012-01-09

W H Smith Travel’s trading controller for books Julie Wright has left the business and is...

W H Smith supports Asda's Kobo move

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

W H Smith has backed rival retailer Asda's move to join WHS in selling Kobo e-readers. The...

Sales fall at WH Smith in early autumn

The Bookseller – 2011-11-10

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 10/11/2011 - 09:44 Total group sales at W H Smith have dropped by 3% in the last 10 weeks, with like-for-like sales down by 6% in comparison to last...

Smith to be vice-chair of CILIP

The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 15:26 Library campaigner Lauren Smith has been elected as vice-president of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information...

Ali Smith on Green Carnation longlist

The Bookseller – 2011-09-28

Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 14:09 Ali Smith, Jeanette Winterson and film director John Waters have all been longlisted for the Green Carnation Prize, now in its second year. The prize, open...

Tess Macleod Smith quits Hearst Magazines

Media Week – 2011-09-21

Tess Macleod Smith, group publishing director of Hearst Magazines' luxury magazine titles, has resigned from her position.

WH Smith "delighted" as Westfield Stratford opens

The Bookseller – 2011-09-13

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 16:07 W H Smith said it is “delighted” to have a new branch in Westfield Stratford City as the £1.45bn complex opened its doors for...

Marinker to retire from W H Smith's travel business

The Bookseller – 2011-08-24

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 08:25 Simon Marinker, managing director of W H Smith's travel shops, is to retire from the business at the end of this year. He will...

Clare Smith moves from Harper to Little, Brown

The Bookseller – 2011-07-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 11:36 Little, Brown and Abacus has appointed Clare Smith, currently HarperPress publishing director, to the role of publishing...

W H Smith launches Priority Moments with O2

The Bookseller – 2011-07-25

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 25/07/2011 - 16:05 W H Smith has launched a new half-price book promotion in partnership with mobile phone network O2, which it said has the...

Grahame Baker-Smith takes CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

The Bookseller – 2011-06-23

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 11:15 Grahame Baker-Smith has won this year's CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for his novel FArTHER (Templar). In his acceptance speech...

Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips on R&J kids line-up

The Bookseller – 2011-05-26

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 14:00 Titles from Frank Cottrell Boyce, Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips are among the choices in Richard and Judy's second...

Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips on WHS kids line-up

The Bookseller – 2011-05-26

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 11:17 Titles from Frank Cottrell Boyce, Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips are among the choices in Richard and Judy's second...

Richard and Judy in WH Smith deal

The Independent – 2011-05-11

Richard and Judy have signed a five-year deal with WH Smith after their Book Club proved such a success for the firm - shifting around two million titles since its launch last year.

Richard and Judy extend Book Club with W H Smith

The Bookseller – 2011-05-10

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 16:38 W H Smith has signed an exclusive deal to extend the Richard and Judy Book Club until 2015. The high street retailer has signed a...

Wilbur Smith back in hardback as rebrand continues

The Bookseller – 2011-05-06

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 06/05/2011 - 08:40 Pan Macmillan is to reissue selected titles from Wilbur Smith's backlist as hardbacks each year, under the Wilbur Smith...

Willie Anderson retires from John Smith

The Bookseller – 2011-04-27

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 27/04/2011 - 15:46 John Smith & Son deputy chairman Willie Anderson has retired after 38 years' service. Anderson began his career at the academic...

W H Smith to open in 50 new UK sites

The Bookseller – 2011-04-21

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 21/04/2011 - 15:43 W H Smith plans to open 50 stores in specially identified UK catchment areas over the next six years, with a "pragmatic"...

Profits up at W H Smith amid "soft" book market

The Bookseller – 2011-04-14

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:57 Like for like book sales at W H Smith have fallen by 3% in a "soft" market as the retailer reported a 3% increase in profits to...

WH Smith reopens shops under British Bookshops deal

The Bookseller – 2011-03-28

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 08:54 Seventeen former British Bookshop & Stationers stores have held their first weekend of trade under WH Smith ownership. Nine...

Profits and sales up at John Smith

The Bookseller – 2011-02-28

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 28/02/2011 - 16:12 Strong sales in its UK campus stores have helped John Smith & Son to report a sales increase of 3.1% in its latest trading...

ASA drops W H Smith R&J book club ad complaint

The Bookseller – 2011-02-02

Written By: Lisa Campbell A complaint against a W H Smith advert for the Richard and Judy Book Club has not been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority. The television broadcast, promoting...

Children's author Dick King-Smith dies

CBC – 2011-01-06

British children's writer Dick King-Smith, who wrote the book that was the basis for the movie Babe, has died. He was 88.

Richard and Judy unveil new W H Smith picks

The Bookseller – 2011-01-05

W H Smith is launching a Richard and Judy...

Smith to Retire, Puts Wellesley Booksmith up for Sale

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-19

Entrepreneur Marshall Smith, majority owner of Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, Mass., is...

Peter Smith Publishers to Close

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-16

After eight decades. Peter Smith Publishers in Gloucester, Mass., one of the last remaining...

John Edwin Smith, Philosopher and Author, Dies at 88

New York Times – 2009-12-19

The author’s work tackled large questions about the nature of truth from a pragmatic, pluralistic and specifically American perspective.

Smith steps up at John Wiley

The Book Seller – 2009-03-25

Stephen M Smith has been appointed as Wiley's...

Liz Smith Out at 'New York Post'

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-24

Manhattan gossip columnist Liz Smith, who knew her way around a blind item long before today's celebrity bloggers were born, is no longer a New York Post columnist, due to financial considerations....

Roscoe Smith Leads Acquisition of Medical Information Business

Folio Mag – 2009-02-24

Intellerus, a private equity group headed by media industry veteran Roscoe C. Smith III, has acquired VerusMed, the medical information division of ConnectivHealth. Financial terms of the deal were...

New York Post to Scrap Liz Smith’s Gossip Column After 14 Years

Bloomberg – 2009-02-24

Feb. 24 (Bloomberg) -- The New York Post will stop publishing Liz Smith ’s gossip column after 14 years, the writer said today. Smith, 86, said New York Post editor Col Allan told her this month...

Greig Smith begins work as S&E publisher

Sentinel & Enterprise – 2009-01-07

Staff reports Greig Smith, 51, has been named the new publisher of the Sentinel & Enterprise and vice president of advertising for MediaOne New England, which in addition to the Sentinel &...

Smith new c.e.o. at Reed Elsevier

The Bookseller – 2008-11-04

Reed Elsevier has appointed Ian Smith, the...

Telegraph signs Alexander McCall Smith to write serialised novel

Guardian – 2008-09-12

Telegraph.co.uk will publish the first of 100 successive episodes of Alexander McCall Smith's new novel, Corduroy Mansions, on Monday. By Oliver Luft

Delia Smith to write Telegraph column

Guardian – 2008-09-12

Telegraph Media Group has signed Delia Smith to write a weekly food column for the Telegraph Magazine. By Oliver Luft

HC to swap H'smith for Wapping

The Bookseller – 2008-09-10

HarperCollins is to move from its Hammersmith...

Mat Smith leaves Arena to become Esquire features director

Guardian – 2008-07-16

Mat Smith is to leave his role as the acting editor of Bauer Consumer Media's Arena magazine to become Esquire's features director. By Oliver Luft

A Closing on the Roger Smith Cookbook Conference

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-21

Already in the works are plans for the second annual conference… so stay tuned for further details in the coming months.

“Eisenhower in War and Peace” by Jean Edward Smith

The Washington Post – 2012-02-18

Difficult though it is to believe for one of my generation, it has been more than half a century since Dwight David Eisenhower left the White House after 41 / 2 decades of exemplary public service....

Steinbeck's Love Advice; New Books by Zadie Smith and Junot Diaz

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-02-27

Today in publishing and literature: Zadie Smith's first novel in seven years is arriving in September, more tributes to Grove Press founder Barney Rosset, and new data about print book...

Lauren Smith steps down from CILIP

The Bookseller – 2012-03-02

The vice-president of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals [CILIP],...

Book review: 'Eisenhower in War and Peace' by Jean Edward Smith

Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-11

This is a comprehensive biography of the president and an assessment of his leadership qualities on and off the battlefield.Eisenhower in War and Peace

"Maverick" Grahame-Smith to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2012-03-14

Transworld has acquired the new novel by “maverick” author Seth Grahame-Smith, known...

John Smith and OUP win at APS Conference

The Bookseller – 2012-03-15

John Smith & Son academic booksellers and Oxford University Press each scooped two awards at...

Kevin Smith offers life advice in new book

Yahoo! News – 2012-03-20

"Tough Sh-t: Life Advice From a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good" (Gotham Books), by Kevin Smith: Film director and comic-book geek extraordinaire Kevin Smith dispenses wisdom in his new book, a touching...

Film deal for Wilbur Smith Somalia novel

The Bookseller – 2012-03-28

UK-based Reelart Media has bought film rights to Wilbur Smith's Those in Peril (Pan Macmillan...

Book World: ‘The Inquisitor’ by Mark Allen Smith

The Washington Post – 2012-04-02

Mark Allen Smith clearly likes to take chances. In his remarkably assured first novel, “The Inquisitor,” he introduces one of the most unsettling, potentially alienating creations in recent...

Smith-Bosanquet made m.d. at Conville & Walsh

The Bookseller – 2012-04-16

Jake Smith-Bosanquet has been appointed to the new role of managing director of literary agency...

Janson-Smith wins de la Motte trilogy

The Bookseller – 2012-04-18

Patrick Janson-Smith at HarperCollins imprint Blue Door has won the UK battle for the Swedish...

Book World: Tracy K. Smith’s 2012 Pulitzer-winning poems are worth a read

The Washington Post – 2012-04-18

Readers of Tracy K. Smith’s third book of poetry, Life on Mars (Graywolf, $15), which won the Pulitzer Prize this week, had better be prepared to face some stark metaphysical questions. Is our...

Book World: In Seth Grahame-Smith’s ‘Unholy Night,’ a Bible story is re-imagined

The Washington Post – 2012-04-18

All of the wit in Seth Grahame-Smith’s previous mash-up — the turgid, entrail-splattered “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” — could be found in its title. At least that counts for wit if...

W H Smith 'eyeing Clinton Cards stores'

The Bookseller – 2012-05-11

W H Smith is interested in buying up some of the failed Clinton Cards stores following the chain...

W H Smith 'to expand to Russia'

The Bookseller – 2012-11-23

W H Smith looks set to expand into Russia after hiring property consultant Knight Frank to hunt...

Memorial service set for Martin Smith, former McClatchy Newspapers political editor

SacBee – 2012-06-26

A memorial service for Martin Smith, former political editor for McClatchy Newspapers, will be held Sunday in Sacramento.

W H Smith unveils new travel fascia

The Bookseller – 2012-07-23

W H Smith is to rebrand all 11 of its Gatwick Airport shops as London News Company stores, giving...

Smith flares up as News rejects magazine

The Sydney Morning Herald – 2012-08-14

Dick Smith threatens to burn 180,000 copies of a catalogue-style magazine if News Ltd continues to refuse to accept it as an insert.

Watch As Capitalism Spreads, Through The Writings Of Adam Smith

Fast Company – 2012-08-15

This animated infographic shows where, when, and in what language Adam Smith’s "Wealth of Nations" has been published around the world. Watch a planet slowly grasped by the invisible hand.

Autumn highlights: Zadie Smith

The Bookseller – 2012-08-16

One of the most eagerly awaited literary offerings this autumn is NW (Hamish Hamilton, September...

W H Smith reports high street book sales increase

The Bookseller – 2012-08-23

W H Smith has announced that it expects full-year results to be at the top end of market...

Zadie Smith "owes life" to libraries

The Bookseller – 2012-08-31

Author Zadie Smith has spoken out about the importance of libraries, saying she owes her "...

W H Smith profits expected to top £100m

The Bookseller – 2012-10-08

Analysts have predicted profits at W H Smith will top the £100m mark when the high street...

Hearst appoints Discovery Network's Turnbull as replacement for Macleod Smith

Media Week – 2012-10-16

Hearst Magazines has appointed Amanda Turnbull as group publishing director of Esquire and Harper's Bazaar, replacing Tess Macleod Smith who left last year to join Net-a-Porter.

Much Ado About Why Greg Smith Left Goldman Sachs; Amazon's Making No Friends

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-10-22

Today in books and publishing: Conflicting takes on Why I Left Goldman Sachs; Amazon "are not pleasant people to do business with"; the genre markings of literary fiction; Animal...

'Try W H Smith, not Amazon', says Mirror

The Bookseller – 2012-11-19

Newspapers have appealed to consumers to boycott Amazon this Christmas following its statements...

Wilbur Smith moves to HarperCollins

The Bookseller – 2012-12-05

HarperCollins has signed a world English language six-book deal with thriller writer Wilbur Smith...

Pizza Hut and W H Smith bite into book club

The Bookseller – 2012-12-07

Restaurant chain Pizza Hut is partnering with W H Smith and marketing communications agency...

The Roger Smith Cookbook Conference, Year Two

Publishers Weekly – 2013-01-22

The conference looks to explore many of the issues surrounding the past, present and future of cookbooks and recipe content.

Russell to leave W H Smith books

The Bookseller – 2013-01-31

W H Smith's head of books Rachel Russell is leaving her role to head up the retailer's...

John Smith plans Africa expansion

The Bookseller – 2013-02-27

John Smith & Son has seen a like-for-like sales increase of 14.3% in the year 2011-12, led by...

BAFTA tribute for Delia Smith

The Bookseller – 2013-03-04

Cookery writer Delia Smith is to receive a BAFTA Special Award at a tribute event on 30th April...

Mantel, Kingsolver, Smith on Women's Prize longlist

The Bookseller – 2013-03-12

Multiple prize-winner Hilary Mantel is also in the running for this year's Women's Prize...

W H Smith to support Harrogate crime award

The Bookseller – 2013-03-13

W H Smith is to support the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year award, in a three-...

Longlist for Women’s Prize for Fiction Gives Nod to Mantel, Zadie Smith

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-03-15

The longlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction (the former Orange Prize) includes several A-list authors: Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith, Barbara Kingsolver and AM Homes among others.

New Zadie Smith story for Hamish Hamilton

The Bookseller – 2013-03-15

Penguin imprint Hamish Hamilton will publish a new short story by Zadie Smith later this year....

W H Smith bites back over Dale speech

The Bookseller – 2013-03-15

W H Smith has defended its record on book marketing promotions, after being accused by Biteback...

L,B celebrates McCall Smith with digital campaign

The Bookseller – 2013-03-22

Little, Brown is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Alexander McCall Smith’s The No 1...

Smith and Partridge join Scholastic

The Bookseller – 2013-04-09

Scholastic has made two senior appointments in newly created roles. Samantha Smith has joined...

Book sales fall 6% at W H Smith

The Bookseller – 2013-04-11

Book sales at W H Smith dropped 6% like-for-like in the six months to 28th February, according to...

W H Smith to open Cardiff University store

The Bookseller – 2013-04-25

WH Smith is soon to open a new store in Cardiff University Union selling a small book range of 20...

Smith wins first Pushkin House Russian Book Prize

The Bookseller – 2013-05-30

Former People by Douglas Smith, published by Macmillan, has won the inaugural £5,000...

Adam Smith sees his stock rise fast

The Washington Post – 2013-05-31

As the Great Recovery continues to lumber along, everyone in Washington is bickering over the legacy of John Maynard Keynes, but a much older economist has jumped onto our bestseller list: Adam...

Library event for Zadie Smith

The Bookseller – 2013-07-02

Novelist Zadie Smith will help promote reading groups and libraries with a reading at Swiss...

Q&A: Hearst Digital's Mike Smith

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-10


Charlie Smith's 'Men in Miami Hotels' moves beyond the noir playbook

Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-20

Charlie Smith's novel 'Men in Miami Hotels' follows gangster Cot Sims, who's on the run after stealing emeralds-- but it's more than that.Perhaps my favorite moment in Charlie Smith's terrific new...

Justin Smith Hired as Bloomberg Media Group CEO

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-29


Justin Smith to serve as Bloomberg Media CEO

Boston.com – 2013-07-29

NEW YORK (AP) — Bloomberg LP says that Justin B. Smith will serve as CEO of its media group, which includes its TV, radio, magazine and digital businesses around the world.    

Bloomberg LP Poaches Atlantic Media's Justin Smith

AdWeek – 2013-07-29

Bloomberg LP has made another big raid on old media again, poaching Justin Smith from the Atlantic Media Co. to be global media CEO. Smith is the Atlantic Media president who is credited with...

Two new campus bookshops for John Smith

The Bookseller – 2013-08-30

John Smith & Son is to open two new campus bookshops in time for the new academic season next...

Egmont signs two from Andrew Smith

The Bookseller – 2013-09-12

Egmont Press has acquired two books from US author Andrew Smith. The publisher signed UK and...

W H Smith 'could buy Dutch Ako chain'

The Bookseller – 2013-09-27

The Dutch bookshop chain Ako could be sold to W H Smith, according to a report in De Telegraaf....

Kevin Smith's next horror film is based on … a Gumtree ad

Guardian – 2013-10-02

The Clerks director warmed to a spoof UK ad requesting potential flatmates to wear a walrus suit in return for free rent – he wants to make 'an old British Hammer horror'• Ben Affleck's Batcave...

Alexander McCall Smith on W.H. Auden: 'I am more grateful than I ever can say'

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-04

The British poet was recently honored by Alexander McCall Smith of 'The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency' fame, in a volume titled 'What W.H. Auden Can Do for You.'

'Torment Saint' illuminates the troubled world of Elliott Smith

Los Angeles Times – 2013-10-04

Through insightful interviews and precise observations, William Todd Schultz brings clarity to the life and tragic death of the gifted songwriter Elliott Smith in the book 'Torment Saint.'Ten years...

Matt Smith Joins 'American Psycho' Musical As Patrick Bateman

The Huffington Post – 2013-10-07

Matt Smith will jump from the set of Britain's favorite science fiction series to the stage of what just might be the most horrifying musical ever produced. The "Doctor Who" star is set to appear...

Alexander McCall Smith brings Jane Austen into the 21st century

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-08

Writers including Alexander McCall Smith and Curtis Sittenfeld will bring some of Austen's most famous stories into contemporary times.

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