Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:45
Joshua Ferris, Richard Flanagan, Karen Joy Fowler, Howard Jacobson, Neel Mukherjee and Ali Smith have been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, in a selection which sees five of the six authors coming from Penguin Random House.
The list comprises three Britons -...
Wed, 03/09/2014 - 09:30
Barnes & Noble has introduced an Espresso Book Machine at three of its outlets in the US.
The machines, which allow customers to print books on demand, have been placed at Barnes & Noble’s New York City store at Union Square, and at shops in Paramus, New Jersey, and Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, reported...
Wed, 03/09/2014 - 08:50
A new one day event aimed at children's media companies will be held in London in November.
The CMC Rights Exchange is a new business to business event being launched by The Children's Media Conference (CMC), which runs a conference to debate all aspects of children's media in Sheffield each year.
At the rights...
Tue, 02/09/2014 - 09:10
Moshi Monsters creator Michael Acton Smith will be the keynote speaker at The Bookseller Children's Conference.
The founder and creative director of Mind Candy will address the conference to speak about what is and is not working in children's entertainment when...
Fri, 29/08/2014 - 09:25
Martin Amis’ new novel The Zone of Interest, set in a fictionalised Auschwitz, was turned down by the author’s usual publisher in Germany, Hanser, The Guardian reports.
Wed, 27/08/2014 - 13:09
Tom Hanks and Ron Howard are set to reunite to produce a film based on Dan Brown's Inferno.
Deadline reports that Hanks, who played lead character Robert Langdon in adaptations of ...
Wed, 27/08/2014 - 09:15
People working in publishing in the US received an average pay rise of 2.8% in 2013, according to a new survey.
The study, carried out by Publishers Weekly, shows that the level of growth was the...
Tue, 26/08/2014 - 09:40
Parragon Publishing has restructured into two divisions in order to "grow business in traditional and non-traditional book markets."
The Bath-based illustrated publisher which specialises in cookbooks, adult non-fiction, cookbooks and licensed characters has split into two divisions; Parragon Publishing and Parragon...
Tue, 26/08/2014 - 09:15
Japanese author Haruki Murakami launched his latest novel at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this weekend with two sell-out events for fans at the 600-capacity Baillie Gifford Theatre.
The writer, who is on his first visit to the UK since 2003, launched Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (Harvill...
Fri, 22/08/2014 - 12:18
Crime writer Val McDermid, who is planning to vote in favour of Scottish independence, has said she hopes the country takes “courage in our hands” and votes "yes" in the referendum on 18th September.
Writing in the...