The new PA president Stephen Barr outlines his priorities in an interview with Benedicte Page. Read more
HarperCollins is to release a new series of I-SPY books for adults this November, riding on the back of the spoof nostalgia trend. Read more
The third Foyles store outside London has opened its doors in Chelmsford, Essex. Read more
After 10 years of ownership, bookseller Isla Dawes has sold Barnes Bookshop to former director of Heywood Hill Bookshop Venetia Vyvyan for an undisclosed sum.... Read more
London-based independent bookshop Heywood Hill is to award one reader its Library of a Lifetime prize which will see the winner "never have to buy... Read more
Granta has acquired The Earlie King and The Kid in Yellow, a debut novel by Irish writer Danny Denton.
HQ has acquired two books by Faber Acadamy graduate Alice Feeney for six figures.
Bloomsbury staffers old and new joined authors, agents and booksellers to celebrate the publishing house's 30th birthday last night (29th September) in Bedford Square Gardens,... Read more
EL James, Paula Hawkins and Patrick Ness have joined for the first time the Hollywood Reporter's 25-strong list of "most powerful" authors.... Read more
Parliamentary sketch writer at the Guardian
John Crace on why parody is so appealing.
Associate Editor at FutureBook
Two old school friends want to "revolutionise the way we learn languages in the English-speaking world and beyond" - and they're starting with children's books.
Issue No 5729
Friday, September 30 2016
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