Scholastic UK has signed a "tense" YA psychological thriller inspired by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and titled Shell.
Nikky Ward, currently senior sales executive at Atlantic, is to join Head of Zeus as digital sales manager.
Simon & Schuster UK has said that Hillary Clinton's forthcoming book, first acquired as a collection of essays, will in fact constitute her "most personal... Read more
Two novels - Abir Mukherjee’s A Rising Man (Harvill Secker) and Mick Heron's Spook Street (John Murray) - have each been shortlisted for two separate Crime... Read more
Following a swell of public support, Iranian children’s illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi has been granted a visa to enter the UK with just days to go before... Read more
The London Book Fair and US magazine Writer’s Digest are to launch a new conference for authors, The Writer’s Summit, which will explore new opportunities... Read more
German consumer electronics company Ceconomy has paid €425m to acquire the controlling stake of 24.33% in the Fnac Darty, the largest French cultural product chain,... Read more
Publisher Elsevier saw revenue up 11% in the first half of 2017, to £1,171m, although underlying growth was a more modest 2%.
HarperNonFiction is to publish What Does This Button Do?, the "hugely anticipated" memoir from Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson, this autumn.
The first pictures from the forthcoming Terry Pratchett exhibition at the Salisbury Museum have been revealed.
Nancy Roberts, previously global operations director at Cambridge University Press, is launching a new consultancy to help tackle gender inequality in publishing.
A bookseller's unpublished debut is among the novels longlisted for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize 2017, alongside books by authors including Arundhati Roy, George Saunders, Sebastian Barry and Zadie... Read more
Blink Publishing has signed Love Island’s Marcel Somerville to publish Dr Marcel’s Little Book of Big Love. ... Read more
Employees from the book world were among those who celebrated the launch of Amazon’s new 15-storey headquarters in London’s Shoreditch.
The BBC has backtracked on plans to axe "Saturday Review", its cultural discussion programme presented by Tom Sutcliffe on Radio 4.
Issue No 5766
Friday, July 21 2017
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