The authors behind a new book that uses big data to analyse bestsellers have claimed that The Circle by Dave Eggers is the ultimate “paradigmatic”... Read more
The board of Publishing Ireland has called for the European book trade to "reaffirm its commitment" to its UK trading relationships.
Simon Skinner, long time sales director at Nielsen Book, is to leave the business at the end of June.
Independent bookshop Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights has written an open letter to publishers of translated fiction, pledging support for their work in the... Read more
European publishers have pledged to continue dialogue and business relationships with the UK despite last week's Brexit vote.
Abiola Oni has won the Guardian and Fourth Estate BAME Short Story Prize with her dystopian story "75".
Universities and academic institutions have expressed their worries about the UK leaving the European Union, following the vote for Brexit last week.
Author Claire Fuller has won the Royal Academy & Pin Drop Short Story Award 2016 for her “exceptional” story “A Quiet Tidy Man”.
The referendum should not have “any place at all in a parliamentary democracy”, author Philip Pullman has said, following Britain's decision to leave the European... Read more
An 11-year-old from Kent has written a story that will be published in an exclusive WH Smith edition of Jacqueline Wilson’s new novel Clover Moon,... Read more
Lindsey Evans, currently cookery publisher at Penguin Random House imprint Michael Joseph, has been appointed publishing director for a new Headline lifestyle imprint.... Read more
Anna James is joining the Sylvie Zannier Literary Scouting agency as a scout for children’s and YA books.
Linwood Barclay, the author of crime novels such as No Time For Goodbye, has penned his first children’s book, which will be published by Orion... Read more
This year’s haemorrhaging of literary journalists from the national newspapers has been described as “heartbreaking” for the book industry, and has renewed the spotlight on... Read more
Our latest picture gallery sees the winners of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Laugh Out Loud Book... Read more
Issue No 5719
Friday, June 24 2016
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