Indie publishers say they are "extremely vulnerable" to the uncertainty caused by Brexit, with currency fluctuations forcing many to consider raising the prices of their books... Read more
The newly announced Man Booker longlist has had an enthusiastic reception from booksellers, who say the contest for the prize looks wide open this year. Read more
J M Coetzee, A L Kennedy and Deborah Levy are among the 13 writers in this year's "Man Booker Dozen" competing for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize... Read more
Following a "hotly-contested" 13-way auction, Canongate and Audible have acquired two "major" books - a memoir and a first novel - from comedian and actor... Read more
Poet Andrew McMillan has been shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize for his debut poetry collection Physical (Jonathan Cape).... Read more
Philip Pullman is to be the first patron of Literature Wales.
Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten, owner of Kobo and OverDrive, has acquired a substantial minority stake in getAbstract AG, the world's largest library of business book summaries.... Read more
Titles from Faber, No Exit Press, HarperCollins, Viking and Jonathan Cape have been shortlisted for this year’s John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger.
Mantle has acquired The Other Bennet Girl, a second novel by Janice Hadlow, for publication in 2018.
News reporter at The Bookseller
Katherine Cowdrey on returning to the magic of Harry Potter as an adult with the "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" play.
Founder and c.e.o. at Inkitt
AI is reaching a tipping point in the industry - but not in the way you might think.
Issue No 5723
Friday, July 22 2016
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