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Tess Macleod Smith joins Net-a-Porter

The Net-a-Porter Group has hired Tess Macleod Smith as its new group publishing director. | Media Week – 2012-02-10

WH Smith to promote YA fiction

W H Smith is to promote cross- over young adult (YA) titles more directly to adults via a new... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-27

W H Smith ‘won market share’ at Christmas

W H Smith says it increased its market share over the Christmas period, with retail analysts... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-26

'Resilient' Christmas trading for W H Smith

W H Smith has reported “resilient” trading over the Christmas period, with total... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-25

W H Smith to enter Qatar

W H Smith will branch out into Qatar after entering a franchise agreement with Al Meera Holding... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-17

Wright departs W H Smith

W H Smith Travel’s trading controller for books Julie Wright has left the business and is... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-09

W H Smith supports Asda's Kobo move

W H Smith has backed rival retailer Asda's move to join WHS in selling Kobo e-readers. The... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

Sales fall at WH Smith in early autumn

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-10

Smith to be vice-chair of CILIP

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Ali Smith on Green Carnation longlist

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-28

Tess Macleod Smith quits Hearst Magazines

Tess Macleod Smith, group publishing director of Hearst Magazines' luxury magazine titles, has resigned from her position. | Media Week – 2011-09-21

WH Smith "delighted" as Westfield Stratford opens

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-13

Marinker to retire from W H Smith's travel business

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-24

Clare Smith moves from Harper to Little, Brown

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-28

W H Smith launches Priority Moments with O2

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-25

Grahame Baker-Smith takes CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-23

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

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-26

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

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-26

Richard and Judy in WH Smith deal

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. | The Independent – 2011-05-11

Richard and Judy extend Book Club with W H Smith

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-10

Wilbur Smith back in hardback as rebrand continues

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-06

Willie Anderson retires from John Smith

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-27

W H Smith to open in 50 new UK sites

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"... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-21

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

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-14

WH Smith reopens shops under British Bookshops deal

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-28

Profits and sales up at John Smith

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-28

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

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-02

Children's author Dick King-Smith dies

British children's writer Dick King-Smith, who wrote the book that was the basis for the movie Babe, has died. He was 88. | CBC – 2011-01-06

Richard and Judy unveil new W H Smith picks

W H Smith is launching a Richard and Judy... | The Bookseller – 2011-01-05

Smith to Retire, Puts Wellesley Booksmith up for Sale

Entrepreneur Marshall Smith, majority owner of Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, Mass., is... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-19

Peter Smith Publishers to Close

After eight decades. Peter Smith Publishers in Gloucester, Mass., one of the last remaining... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-16

John Edwin Smith, Philosopher and Author, Dies at 88

The author’s work tackled large questions about the nature of truth from a pragmatic, pluralistic and specifically American perspective. | New York Times – 2009-12-19

Smith steps up at John Wiley

Stephen M Smith has been appointed as Wiley's... | The Book Seller – 2009-03-25

Liz Smith Out at 'New York Post'

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.... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-24

Roscoe Smith Leads Acquisition of Medical Information Business

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... | Folio Mag – 2009-02-24

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

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... | Bloomberg – 2009-02-24

Greig Smith begins work as S&E publisher

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 &... | Sentinel & Enterprise – 2009-01-07

Smith new c.e.o. at Reed Elsevier

Reed Elsevier has appointed Ian Smith, the... | The Bookseller – 2008-11-04

Telegraph signs Alexander McCall Smith to write serialised novel will publish the first of 100 successive episodes of Alexander McCall Smith's new novel, Corduroy Mansions, on Monday. By Oliver Luft | Guardian – 2008-09-12

Delia Smith to write Telegraph column

Telegraph Media Group has signed Delia Smith to write a weekly food column for the Telegraph Magazine. By Oliver Luft | Guardian – 2008-09-12

HC to swap H'smith for Wapping

HarperCollins is to move from its Hammersmith... | The Bookseller – 2008-09-10

Mat Smith leaves Arena to become Esquire features director

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 | Guardian – 2008-07-16

A Closing on the Roger Smith Cookbook Conference

Already in the works are plans for the second annual conference… so stay tuned for further details in the coming months. | Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-21

“Eisenhower in War and Peace” by Jean Edward Smith

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.... | The Washington Post – 2012-02-18

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

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... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-02-27

Lauren Smith steps down from CILIP

The vice-president of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals [CILIP],... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-02

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

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 | Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-11

"Maverick" Grahame-Smith to Transworld

Transworld has acquired the new novel by “maverick” author Seth Grahame-Smith, known... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-14

John Smith and OUP win at APS Conference

John Smith & Son academic booksellers and Oxford University Press each scooped two awards at... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-15

Kevin Smith offers life advice in new book

"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... | Yahoo! News – 2012-03-20

Film deal for Wilbur Smith Somalia novel

UK-based Reelart Media has bought film rights to Wilbur Smith's Those in Peril (Pan Macmillan... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-28

Book World: ‘The Inquisitor’ by Mark Allen Smith

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... | The Washington Post – 2012-04-02

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

Jake Smith-Bosanquet has been appointed to the new role of managing director of literary agency... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-16

Janson-Smith wins de la Motte trilogy

Patrick Janson-Smith at HarperCollins imprint Blue Door has won the UK battle for the Swedish... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-18

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

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... | The Washington Post – 2012-04-18

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

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... | The Washington Post – 2012-04-18

W H Smith 'eyeing Clinton Cards stores'

W H Smith is interested in buying up some of the failed Clinton Cards stores following the chain... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-11

W H Smith 'to expand to Russia'

W H Smith looks set to expand into Russia after hiring property consultant Knight Frank to hunt... | The Bookseller – 2012-11-23

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

A memorial service for Martin Smith, former political editor for McClatchy Newspapers, will be held Sunday in Sacramento. | SacBee – 2012-06-26

W H Smith unveils new travel fascia

W H Smith is to rebrand all 11 of its Gatwick Airport shops as London News Company stores, giving... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-23

Smith flares up as News rejects magazine

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. | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2012-08-14

Watch As Capitalism Spreads, Through The Writings Of Adam Smith

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. | Fast Company – 2012-08-15

Autumn highlights: Zadie Smith

One of the most eagerly awaited literary offerings this autumn is NW (Hamish Hamilton, September... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-16

W H Smith reports high street book sales increase

W H Smith has announced that it expects full-year results to be at the top end of market... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-23

Zadie Smith "owes life" to libraries

Author Zadie Smith has spoken out about the importance of libraries, saying she owes her "... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-31

W H Smith profits expected to top £100m

Analysts have predicted profits at W H Smith will top the £100m mark when the high street... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-08

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

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. | Media Week – 2012-10-16

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

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... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-10-22

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

Newspapers have appealed to consumers to boycott Amazon this Christmas following its statements... | The Bookseller – 2012-11-19

Wilbur Smith moves to HarperCollins

HarperCollins has signed a world English language six-book deal with thriller writer Wilbur Smith... | The Bookseller – 2012-12-05

Pizza Hut and W H Smith bite into book club

Restaurant chain Pizza Hut is partnering with W H Smith and marketing communications agency... | The Bookseller – 2012-12-07

The Roger Smith Cookbook Conference, Year Two

The conference looks to explore many of the issues surrounding the past, present and future of cookbooks and recipe content. | Publishers Weekly – 2013-01-22

Russell to leave W H Smith books

W H Smith's head of books Rachel Russell is leaving her role to head up the retailer's... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-31

John Smith plans Africa expansion

John Smith & Son has seen a like-for-like sales increase of 14.3% in the year 2011-12, led by... | The Bookseller – 2013-02-27

BAFTA tribute for Delia Smith

Cookery writer Delia Smith is to receive a BAFTA Special Award at a tribute event on 30th April... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-04

Mantel, Kingsolver, Smith on Women's Prize longlist

Multiple prize-winner Hilary Mantel is also in the running for this year's Women's Prize... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-12

W H Smith to support Harrogate crime award

W H Smith is to support the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year award, in a three-... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-13

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

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. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-03-15

New Zadie Smith story for Hamish Hamilton

Penguin imprint Hamish Hamilton will publish a new short story by Zadie Smith later this year.... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-15

W H Smith bites back over Dale speech

W H Smith has defended its record on book marketing promotions, after being accused by Biteback... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-15

L,B celebrates McCall Smith with digital campaign

Little, Brown is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Alexander McCall Smith’s The No 1... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-22

Smith and Partridge join Scholastic

Scholastic has made two senior appointments in newly created roles. Samantha Smith has joined... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-09

Book sales fall 6% at W H Smith

Book sales at W H Smith dropped 6% like-for-like in the six months to 28th February, according to... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-11

W H Smith to open Cardiff University store

WH Smith is soon to open a new store in Cardiff University Union selling a small book range of 20... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-25

Smith wins first Pushkin House Russian Book Prize

Former People by Douglas Smith, published by Macmillan, has won the inaugural £5,000... | The Bookseller – 2013-05-30

Adam Smith sees his stock rise fast

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... | The Washington Post – 2013-05-31

Library event for Zadie Smith

Novelist Zadie Smith will help promote reading groups and libraries with a reading at Swiss... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-02

Q&A: Hearst Digital's Mike Smith

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

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... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-20

Justin Smith Hired as Bloomberg Media Group CEO

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-29

Justin Smith to serve as Bloomberg Media CEO

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.     | – 2013-07-29

Bloomberg LP Poaches Atlantic Media's Justin Smith

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... | AdWeek – 2013-07-29

Two new campus bookshops for John Smith

John Smith & Son is to open two new campus bookshops in time for the new academic season next... | The Bookseller – 2013-08-30

Egmont signs two from Andrew Smith

Egmont Press has acquired two books from US author Andrew Smith. The publisher signed UK and... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-12

W H Smith 'could buy Dutch Ako chain'

The Dutch bookshop chain Ako could be sold to W H Smith, according to a report in De Telegraaf.... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-27

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

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... | Guardian – 2013-10-02

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

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.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-04

'Torment Saint' illuminates the troubled world of Elliott Smith

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... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-10-04

Matt Smith Joins 'American Psycho' Musical As Patrick Bateman

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... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-07

Alexander McCall Smith brings Jane Austen into the 21st century

Writers including Alexander McCall Smith and Curtis Sittenfeld will bring some of Austen's most famous stories into contemporary times. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-08

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