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  • New Gavin Extence book to be a Big City Read

    A brand new title penned by Gavin Extence will be part of the Big City Read scheme, with Bristol and Glastonbury readers set to feel the true benefit this

    Page 23 Apr 2013

  • Nigerian library 'has not bought new book for 22 years'

    Helen Clifford, 22 Apr 2013

    A library in Nigeria has been found to have failed to purchase a new book for more than two decades, with its last literary investment coming in 1991. The

    Page 22 Apr 2013

  • Australian book chain offers vouchers to customers to dump Kindles

    Helen Clifford, 22 Apr 2013

    People in Australia have been offered book vouchers by one store, which is hoping it can persuade them to ditch their Kindles and rely on its own

    Page 22 Apr 2013

  • New James Bond book revealed

    Avid fans of James Bond have been informed that the next book in the series will go under the title Solo.Author William Boyd revealed the information at the London

    Page 17 Apr 2013

  • Historic library set for restoration

    An historic library in Scotland looks more likely than ever to be restored, after the offer of a grant to help with the work was made. The Brechin Advertiser

    Page 10 Apr 2013

  • Australian titles 'well represented in Commonwealth Book Prize'

    Books from around the Commonwealth are battling it out for a prestigious title, and it seems those from Australia stand a particularly good chance. The

    Page 10 Apr 2013

  • Penguin and Random House merger 'backed by EU'

    Helen Clifford, 09 Apr 2013

    Two major publishing groups look set to complete a merger after the European Commission gave the thumbs-up to the deal. Penguin and Random House are to join

    Page 09 Apr 2013

  • Somerset pub 'to open library'

    Emily Delchar, 05 Apr 2013

    A pub in the West Country looks set to go further than simply offering pints of beer and packets of crisps, as it is also planning to provide a library

    Page 05 Apr 2013

  • Publisher 'bringing values of the past to the present'

    Emily Delchar, 05 Apr 2013

    A key figure in the German publishing market has revealed the secret to his success - persisting with the values of the past, even when working in the

    Page 05 Apr 2013

  • Sheffield residents launch library petition

    Helen Clifford, 03 Apr 2013

    Summary: A petition with more than 10,000 names is opposing library cuts in Sheffield. The people of Sheffield have revealed their determination to prevent

    Page 03 Apr 2013

  • Random House posts record profits for 2012

    Emily Delchar, 28 Mar 2013

    Random House saw its operating profits jump by a record 75 per cent year on year in 2012, reaching £275 million, with sales also soaring by 22 per cent to a

    Page 28 Mar 2013

  • French booksellers to get extra funding

    Helen Clifford, 27 Mar 2013

    With one eye on the situation in the US, where a number of small and indie booksellers have fallen on hard times as a result of increased competition from large

    Page 27 Mar 2013

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