Fourth Estate is to publish Slay in Your Lane, a guide to life for a generation of black British women by Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth... Read more
Laurence King Publishing (LKP) has bought Yasmeen Ismail's Push, Pull, Empty, Full, previously published by Blue Apple Books, and will turn the book into a... Read more
The Observer's Robert McCrum has described the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize as "among the best, and most confident, of recent years", calling the... Read more
Oxford University Press is crediting one of Shakespeare's rival contemporaries, Christopher Marlowe, as his co-author in a New Oxford Shakespeare edition it is publishing of the bard's plays this month.... Read more
Authors including Joanne Harris (pictured), Kathy Lette and Robert Harris have slammed proposals to shut the library in Hay-on-Wye as “blasphemous” and “disastrously short sighted”.... Read more
Bonnier-owned retail chain Pocket Shop is to open two outlets in London within weeks.
Philip Gwyn Jones, editor-at-large at Scribe, has made a trio of acquisitions including a "science book that reads like a novel" about the Italian polymath... Read more
Shaun Bythell - owner of The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop - is to publish his "wry and hilarious" diaries about bookselling with... Read more
Cecilia Ekbäck has won the 2016 Historical Writers' Association's Goldsboro Debut Crown for her Nordic noir thriller, Wolf Winter (Hodder). Meanwhile, the Outstanding Contribution to... Read more
Atlantic is to publish The One Who Wrote Destiny, the next novel from Nikesh Shukla, in 2018.
This week's picture gallery includes events featuring Val McDermid, Martina Cole, Nick Sharratt, Vivienne Westwood and even "The Boss" himself, Bruce Springsteen.
Hamish Hamilton has acquired a new novel by Submarine author Joe Dunthorne.
Egmont Publishing has acquired world rights to a second picture book text by Sam Hay, author of Do Not Wash This Bear.... Read more
The threat of isolation from Europe’s workplace regulations, visa issues among EU-born staffers, and a decrease in the number of European graduate students could affect... Read more
The Folio Prize is planned to return in 2017, with its remit extended to include non-fiction for the first time.
Issue No 5731
Friday, October 14 2016
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