Jo, Julia, Joe, Jason-and-Joel (and David) all sold more than £10m worth of print books in 2016, as the big names just kept on getting bigger. Read more
Prince Charles has written a book on climate change as part of a new Ladybird Expert series, set to be published later this month. Read more
Children’s author and illustrator Babette Cole has died aged 67, her publisher at Mabecron Books, Ron Johns, has confirmed. Read more
Jacob Polley has won the £20,000 T S Eliot Prize for poetry for his “firework of a book” Jackself (Picador).
Oneworld has appointed Bill Swainson as editor at large for non-fiction.
The fiancé of murdered children’s author Helen Bailey pushed for a sale of her property, a court has heard.
Novelist Jenny Colgan deactivated her Twitter account this weekend after her Guardian review of The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters by Nadiya Hussain, ghostwritten... Read more
British music writer and political theorist Mark Fisher, also known as K-Punk, has died, aged 48.
Five Welsh publishing companies have received a grant of £250,000 from the Welsh Books Council.
Commentator/Journalist at The Bookseller
As the Nibbies return, Roger Tagholm looks back at the history of the event.
Associate Editor at FutureBook
Move over, VR; chatbots are set to be the big publishing trend this year.
Issue No 5740
Friday, January 13 2017
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