Baroness Gail Rebuck has called for the needs of the creative industries to be "truly recognised” by government following prime minister Theresa May's speech.... Read more
This week features a Canadian in London, crowdfunded copies of a book about Brexit and the Columbian ambassador to the UK.
Neil Gaiman's TV adaptation of Good Omens (Transworld), written with Sir Terry Pratchett, has been picked up by Amazon Studios for worldwide release in 2018.... Read more
The American data and market insights company NPD has acquired Nielsen's US book industry services.
Steven Hall, m.d. of science publisher IOP Publishing, is to join the Bloomsbury board as a non-executive director, replacing Faber m.d. Stephen Page, who stands... Read more
A Swedish writer is being sued for infringing copyright after making children’s versions of novels such as Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany’s.... Read more
Sheila O’Reilly is to join Village Books in Dulwich, south London, as its events manager, just months after departing its local rival, fellow indie Dulwich... Read more
Toby Jones has left his role as Simon & Schuster’s group marketing and publicity director after 18 months.
Hodder & Stoughton has commissioned Scottish Conservative Party leader Ruth Davidson to write a book about the life lessons learned by the world’s most powerful... Read more
Author Nick Hornby has received an Honorary Doctorate from Kingston University in recognition of his contribution to "literature and reading pleasure".... Read more
Journalist and broadcaster Andrew Marr is chairing the jury for the 2017 Forward Prizes for Poetry.
Hodder has acquired a practical guide to grief by life coach and TV personality Jeff Brazier.
A new online platform connecting children’s authors and schools will launch this April.
Tanya Moodie will be recording the audiobook for Catherine Mayer's Attack of the Fifty Foot Women: How Gender Equality Can Save the World! (HQ, HarperCollins). ... Read more
Bonnier Publishing division Hot Key Books has acquired the debut novel by US author Alyssa Hollingsworth at auction.
Friday, January 20 2017
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