Hachette UK saw overall sales fall by 6.7% in the fourth quarter of the year due to lower e-book sales, with its parent company Lagardere... Read more
US film and theatre producer Scott Rudin is to take Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird to Broadway, in a new adaptation by screenwriter... Read more
Chain booksellers in the UK have welcomed yesterday’s news that Little, Brown UK will publish the script of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter stage play... Read more
Children prefer print books to e-books for both reading for pleasure and reading for education, a study by reading charity BookTrust has found.
Book retailer The Book People has confirmed it will no longer run the Queen of Teen award, saying the prize does not form part of... Read more
Pushkin Press has appointed Laura Macaulay to the new role of deputy publisher.
Biteback Publishing is to publish the "definitive story" of the Lockerbie Bombing by former Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill.
Fiction books reflecting the “concerns and issues” of modern day children and teenagers have been highlighted in the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2016 shortlistss.... Read more
E-book sales seem to have finally taken off in France last year, even though at a more modest rate than the three-digit growth achieved in... Read more
David Roche has been appointed chair of the board at New Writing North, the development agency for creative writing and reading for the North of... Read more
Pan Macmillan has pre-empted a new history acquisition: The Holocaust Before Hitler.
Little, Brown UK will publish the script of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter stage play in book form this July, along with Scholastic in the... Read more
Joe “The Body Coach” Wicks has racked up six weeks as the UK Official Top 50 number one, as Lean in 15 (Bluebird) sold 35,694... Read more
Greeting card company, Cardooo, is to release a range of “beautifully illustrated” colouring-in cards for adults.
Jessica Woollard, previously primary agent at the Marsh Agency, has joined David Higham Associates.
Issue No 5701
Friday, February 5 2016
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