Marlon James becomes the first Jamaican author to ever win the Man Booker Prize. Read more
Scholastic is launching a series of awards for funny children’s books in the UK following the closure of the Roald Dahl Prize, with Michael Rosen taking on the role of head judge. Read more
David Walliams, YouTubers Dan and Phil, and Bill Bryson saw success in Super Thursday week. Read more
Audio has become one of the fastest growing sectors in the digital book market, findings from The Bookseller’s Digital Census show.... Read more
Penguin Random House has acquired world rights for the autobiography of music legend Phil Collins.
Booker Prize winning novelist James Kelman has signed world rights to his new book Dirt Road with Canongate.
Bonnier Publishing has acquired two books from debut novelist Alex Caan.
Poet and novelist Ben Okri has "celebrated" Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in a new poem called A New Dream of Politics.
Atlantic Books has signed three titles on the eve of Frankfurt Book Fair, including an "incisive investigation" of our government system by Spectator assistant editor... Read more
Publisher at Jolly Learning Ltd
It is sad but true. Publishing has been as guilty as everyone. The crucial first step in a child’s schooling is to learn to read,... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
In programming this year’s FutureBook Conference (4th December), I’ve had the privilege of discussing publishing’s digital future with numerous people from across the sector.... Read more
Issue No 5687
Friday, October 9 2015