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Hodder acquires two Sarah Lotz thrillers

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http://www.thebookseller.com — Hodder & Stoughton has acquired two new books from Sarah Lotz, author of thriller The Three (Hodder). Read More
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Donna Morrissey pens 'rich, atmospheric' novel for Canongate

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http://www.thebookseller.com — Canongate is to publish a "rich, atmospheric and compelling" literary novel titled The Fortunate Brother by award-winning Canadian novelist Donna Morrissey. Read More
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Anguish as 'oldest bookshop chain in Greece' to close

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http://www.thebookseller.com — The owner of the oldest bookshop chain in Greece has told of her devastation at closing her last store after the financial crisis in the country hit the business “like an avalanche”.The 118-year-old Athens bookstore of Eleftheroudakis, run by Sofika Eleftheroudaki, will close on 30th September following a seven-year debt crisis. In that time, turnover at the company has plummeted from €24m in 200 Read More
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Charkin joins UCL as 'honorary' staff member

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http://www.thebookseller.com — Bloomsbury’s executive director Richard Charkin is set to take up an honorary role at UCL university this month. Read More
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Astronaut Tim Peake signs non-fiction debut

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http://www.thebookseller.com — Penguin Random House is publishing British astronaut Tim Peake's non-fiction debut, Hello, is this planet Earth? in November. Read More
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Joey Barton autobiography longlisted for William Hill sports book prize

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http://www.thebookseller.com — An autobiography by "one of football's most controversial figures", Joey Barton, has been longlisted for the 2016 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Read More
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UK faces 'common problems' with Turkey, authors warn

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http://www.thebookseller.com — A panel of Turkish authors speaking about censorship in the troubled country have warned that the UK faces "common problems" with Turkey, where right-wing anti-intellectualism has led to a state crackdown on freedom of expression following the failed coup on 15th July. Read More
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Cursed Child boosts Scholastic Corp revenues

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http://www.thebookseller.com — Sales of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has given US-based Scholastic Corp a huge boost, as the company has today posted a first quarter revenue increase of 48%. Read More
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US publishers' sales decline 2.7% in first quarter

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http://www.thebookseller.com — American publishers experienced a 2.7% decline in revenues in the first quarter of 2016 to $2.14bn (£1.65bn) compared to the same period in 2015, according to data released by the Association of American Publishers (AAP). Read More
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Nobel winner Alexievich longlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize

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http://www.thebookseller.com — The winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, is among the names on the 2016 longlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize (formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize). Read More
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Orion promotes W&N's Paul Murphy to editorial director

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http://www.thebookseller.com — Orion Publishing Group has promoted three members of its Weidenfeld & Nicolson (W&N) non-fiction editorial department, including senior editor Paul Murphy, who has moved up to become editorial director. Read More
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