Ruth Rogers is writing a new River Cafe cookbook to celebrate 30 years since London-based Italian restaurant The River Cafe first opened in 1987, publishing with Ebury Press in October.... Read more
Puffin is to publish a picture book edition of Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species, retold by qualified molecular biologist Sabina Radeva, after the... Read more
Bob Dylan will formally accept the Nobel Prize for Literature this weekend, following months of speculation over whether this would happen.
OWN IT! has sold audio rights to Prisoner to the Streets by Robyn Travis to Audible.
Annette Thomas, former c.e.o. of Macmillan Science and Education, has joined the board of Clarivate Analytics.
Legendary Entertainment has acquired the TV rights to Alice Feeney's debut thriller Sometimes I Lie (HQ), in a six-figure deal.... Read more
Fitzcarraldo Editions is to publish Moving Kings, a "propulsive, incendiary" novel about faith, race, class, and what it means to have a home, by American novelist... Read more
Eimear McBride and Sarah Perry have been shortlisted for 2017's £10,000 RSL Encore Award for the best second novel of the year.
Natasha Harding, who is currently commissioning editor at HarperCollins imprint Avon, is to join e-book publisher Bookouture as associate publisher in April.
Amazon has acquired Middle Eastern e-commerce website SOUQ.com in a deal referred to as "the biggest-ever technology M&A transaction in the Arab world".... Read more
John Blake is publishing a junior doctor's memoir, Your Life in My Hands, that it says captures "the extraordinary realities of life on the NHS frontline" at a... Read more
Unsung Stories is to publish 2084, a new collection of dystopian fiction featuring exclusive new stories from Christopher Priest, Lavie Tidhar, David Hutchinson and Jeff Noon,... Read more
Katy Loftus has been promoted to editorial director at Viking, where she will be helping to steer the direction of Viking’s commercial fiction publishing. ... Read more
Michael Joseph is publishing Mary Berry's first "household how-to" in Autumn 2017.
A new campaign to boost children's literacy levels in the North East has launched, after research has shown the region to be among the most vulnerable to literacy... Read more
Issue No 5748
Friday, March 24 2017
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