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Hodder are preparing for the publication of the sixth and final novel in arguably the most successful and ground-breaking series of books published in the last 50 years with a flagship event at the Natural History Museum.
The last novel in the series was number one in 11 countries, selling 2.3 million copies across the world in 6 months. One of the previous titles in the series was the first one million first print run in the US. Hodder only has two authors with world-wide publication dates - one is Stephen King and the other is this one.
Well it's that time again where we head for Earls Court for this years London Book Fair. Last year's was hammered by the volcanic ash and many exhibitors weren't able to fly to London. Hopefully this year it will be safer to travel!
LEADING RUSSIAN WRITERS BILLED FOR THE LONDON BOOK FAIR 2011
The London Book Fair with their strategic partner, the British Council, and The Russian Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communication with their official partner Academia Rossica announce the Russia Market Focus Cultural Programme
Alan Cliff sent me this brilliant piece of info on how his children's book character Jack the CAt has made it on to a stamp!
Just had my first email to do with the London Book Fair in April. I see on their agenda lots to do with ebooks and all the different aspects of it. If Amazon and it's Kindle set up a borrowing aspect will the authors get paid etc. Will libraries be able to lend an ebook many times over. I'm looking forward to seeing how the digital fraternity overcome these hiccups!
I'm now in talks with Jennifer Worth to do another face to face interview with her. Hopefully we're looking at early in the New Year for this to happen.
Blacklands by Belinda Bauer has won the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of 2010.
The winner was announced at the CWA Award Ceremony on Friday, which will be screened on ITV3 tonight at 9pm.
With this award Belinda joins an elite list that includes Minette Walters, Ian Rankin and Val McDermid. She is also the first author since 1973 to win a Gold Dagger with a debut novel.
On Monday Vicky and Wendy went to Orion Publishers and interviewed Michelle Paver on her book Dark Matter - we'll be looking to post the podcast early next week.