Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life (Picador) is being tipped by bookmarkers to win the Man Booker Prize 2015. Read more
Margaret Mountford, Elif Shafak, Naga Munchetty, Laurie Penny, and Tracey Thorn will judge The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2016. Read more
The Frankfurt Book Fair has said that "freedom of expression is non-negotiable", in response to the Iranian Ministry of Culture’s confirmed boycott of this week’s fair... Read more
Penguin Random House has acquired world rights for the autobiography of music legend Phil Collins.
Libraries in England have reported that loans of mental health self-help books have increased by 97% under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.
Kirstin Innes' "acclaimed" debut novel about sex workers in Glasgow, Fishnet, has been awarded the Guardian's Not the Booker Prize.... Read more
Pan Macmillan has acquired the autobiography of footballer Johan Cruyff in a "major" deal for the publisher.
Simon & Schuster's US imprint Scribner has acquired rights to classic Stephen King novels including IT and Misery.
Fake five-star reviews for books on Amazon can be bought for as little as £3 a time, a newspaper investigation has found. The Sunday... Read more
Elliott & Thompson at Author
You need only to pick up a dictionary to delve into the origins of words, but it’s easy to forget that proper nouns - including... Read more
Associate Editor at FutureBook
Book recommendation algorithms On the heels of winning the 2015 Book Industry Study Group's Publishing Industry Innovation Award, Trajectory is announcing German-language "discovery tools" at... Read more
Issue No 5687
Friday, October 9 2015