Bookseller’s Weekly Top Ten Best Books of 2018

In a year filled with literary gems, here’s the bookseller’s weekly list of the best books of 2018.1.The Book Thief by James Patterson (HarperCollins, $26.99) Patterson’s new novel follows the lives of four brothers in an impoverished Appalachian town as they struggle to find and maintain a small bookstore in a post-Civil War town.The brothers—one a former newspaper boy and […]

New York: Upci publishinghouse to sell its publishing house to private equity firm, Reuters

New York (AFP) – A New York publishing house is to sell to a private equity fund for $1.2 billion.Upci Publishing House (UPH) has been the subject of a number of legal battles over its ownership of some of the world’s biggest online publications.The publisher has been embroiled in a series of lawsuits by some of its biggest rivals, including […]

‘We are at the height of our powers’: Netherlands goes all out to support Sibs

Amsterdam, Netherlands (AP) As Europe grapples with the crisis in Greece, Amsterdam is taking a more aggressive stance to help its biggest book publisher.Sibs published by Dutch publisher Sibco has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dutch publisher to help it recover the manuscript of a novel by its most famous author, a major breakthrough for the publishing house.The […]