J K Rowling has been named one of 2016's "Outstanding Women of Scotland", alongside singer-songwriter Annie Lennox and broadcaster Lesley Anne Riddoch.
Bloomsbury is to publish novella The Pale Dreamer, the "exhilarating" prequel to the Bone Season series by Samantha Shannon, as a December e-book (112 pages,... Read more
Yellow Jersey has acquired Velosaurus: A Linguistic Tour de France by ITV Tour de France commentator and cycling writer Ned Boulting.... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books will next year publish the 10th book in the Skulduggery Pleasant series by Derek Landy.
Bloomsbury is to publish Last Testament, a new book by Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI in November, after acquiring world English language rights.... Read more
MacLehose Press has acquired a new novel by Swiss author Joël Dicker, author of The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton is reissuing The Wind off the Small Isles, a "lost" novella by Mary Stewart, known for her gothic romantic thrillers and historical novels.... Read more
Orion Spring is publishing a guide for novice gardeners by self-taught gardener Hollie Newton, following a three-way auction.
Scottish independent publisher Sandstone Press is to publish a memoir of 40 years of environmental activism by Peter Willcox titled Greenpeace Captain. ... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter by political journalist Robert Hutton in 2018.... Read more
Red Squirrel imprint Unsung Stories has acquired world rights for three titles due for publication in 2017.
Atlantic is to publish Science(ish), a book on the science behind films by Michael Brooks and Rick Edwards based on their popular podcast of the... Read more
Penguin Random House had of £32m in the first half of 2016 compared with £24m in the first half of 2015, displaying underlying growth of... Read more
Simon & Schuster saw global revenues fall by 6% to $187m during its second quarter, according to results released by parent company the CBS Corporation.... Read more
HarperCollins is to publish a new book from the late Michael Crichton titled Dragon Teeth in May 2017.
Issue No 5723
Friday, July 22 2016
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