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  • Education key to expansion of HarperCollins, CEO says

    Katie Morhen, 11 Apr 2012

    The chief executive of HarperCollins Victoria Barnsley has said its education division will be key to the publishing house’s growth, it has been reported. Her comments came

    Page 11 Apr 2012

  • Sequel to The Woman in Black in the pipeline following major success

    Katie Morhen, 03 Apr 2012

    A sequel to the hugely popular film adaptation of The Woman in Black by Susan Hill is set for development by moviemaker Hammer. The Woman in Black was the most successful British horror flick in 20...

    Page 03 Apr 2012

  • The rise of the child author

    Katie Morhen, 02 Apr 2012

    Self-publishing has generated a new kind of author that enables people under the age of 18 to see their stories brought to life online and in print, usually at the expense of their parents. That is...

    Page 02 Apr 2012

  • X-Factor winners to debut autobiography

    Katie Morhen, 02 Apr 2012

    A major publisher has bagged the rights to the 2011 The X-Factor winners’ autobiography before the group have released their debut album. HarperCollins will release Little Mix: Our Story So Far

    Page 02 Apr 2012

  • Women pave the way for British e-reading, survey finds

    Katie Morhen, 02 Apr 2012

    More women than men in the UK have downloaded an e-book to their digital device in the last six months, a new study has found. Some 23 per cent of females have purchased an e-book in the last half...

    Page 02 Apr 2012

  • Rowling debuts Potter on ebooks

    Katie Morhen, 28 Mar 2012

    JK Rowling has debuted her Harry Potter series to e-readers in the English-speaking world through her site Pottermore. By launching the series through her own online retailer, Rowling has cut out the...

    Page 28 Mar 2012

  • Collins’ movie adaptation Hungry for success

    Katie Morhen, 26 Mar 2012

    The movie adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games got off to a stellar performance in its opening weekend at the box office. The first instalment of the trilogy raked in $155 million (£97.7

    Page 26 Mar 2012

  • Irish bookseller blames low-cost airline for sales dip

    Katie Morhen, 26 Mar 2012

    An Irish bookseller has claimed sales have dipped because of a low-cost airline’s restriction on cabin baggage, it has been reported. Frank O’Mahony of O’Mahony’s book chain has blamed Ryanair for...

    Page 26 Mar 2012

  • Publisher launches fragrant series for kids

    Katie Morhen, 22 Mar 2012

    Children’s books are set for a reinvigoration with the launch of a new series that are filled with touch-activated scents. Bonnier Publishing’s Autumn imprint has unveiled its Smellessence division,...

    Page 22 Mar 2012

  • Publisher to transform mobile app into e-book tale

    Katie Morhen, 20 Mar 2012

    In a revolutionary move forward in the digital world, a major publishing house is set to transpose the characters of a popular children’s smartphone application into an e-book, it has been reported....

    Page 20 Mar 2012

  • Call made for Vaizey to step down amid library concerns

    Katie Morhen, 19 Mar 2012

    A call has been made for the minister for culture, communications and creative industries to resign amid concerns he is not speaking up to save the nation’s libraries. That is according to a report by

    Page 19 Mar 2012

  • 007 seals 10-year deal for print and digital publication

    Katie Morhen, 16 Mar 2012

    England’s favourite secret service agent James Bond is set to be reinvigorated in 2012 when a new print run of the stories begins as part of a ten-year publishing deal. Ian Fleming’s estate has...

    Page 16 Mar 2012

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