Little, Brown UK will publish the script of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter stage play in book form this July, with Scholastic publishing in the US and Pottermore publishing the e-book edition... Read more
High-profile writers including gathered at parliament alongside library campaigners to protest the “national scandal” of the widespread closures of public library services across the UK. Read more
American sci-fi and fantasy author Sherrilyn Kenyon is suing Cassandra Clare for allegedly copying elements of her Dark Hunter series. Read more
Fiction books reflecting the “concerns and issues” of modern day children and teenagers have been highlighted in the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2016 shortlist.... Read more
Pan Macmillan has pre-empted a new history acquisition: The Holocaust Before Hitler.
Joe “The Body Coach” Wicks has racked up six weeks as the UK Official Top 50 number one, as Lean in 15 (Bluebird) sold 35,694... Read more
Greeting card company, Cardooo, is to release a range of “beautifully illustrated” colouring-in cards for adults.
Jessica Woollard, previously primary agent at the Marsh Agency, has joined David Higham Associates.
Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison, the authors of Lobsters and Never Evers, are writing a new YA novel about the first year of university.... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones explores the reshaped landscape for book sales, from “non-traditional" retail outlets to revitalised "traditional" booksellers.
Associate Editor at FutureBook
In the first of a new series, Nick Barreto, co-founder of new digital publisher Canelo, shares five things inspiring him to think and work differently right now.
Issue No 5701
Friday, February 5 2016
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