Pearson has been forced to defend its business strategy at its a.g.m today (29th April), with shareholders voicing their anger over the decline in the... Read more
Bloomsbury is partnering YA authors with booktubers (vloggers who talk about books on YouTube) for a new anthology.
Celebrations of Shakespeare and reading are among our pictures of the week.
Independent publisher Red Button Publishing has announced it will cease operations from June 2016.
Patrick Ness and Lewis MacDougall, the actor playing the lead role in the upcoming film adaptation of Ness' A Monster Calls, will be appearing at... Read more
Transworld has acquired world rights to comedian Romesh Ranganathan’s as-yet-untitled first memoir.
There has been a "significant" decrease in public library usage over the last nine years with usage falling from 14.3 percentage points since 2005, new... Read more
Author Jessie Burton has named a setting in her new novel The Muse after Waterstones bookseller Leilah Skelton (pictured) as a thank you for a... Read more
Amazon has reported its most profitable quarter ever, achieving $513m (£351m) up from $57m (£39m) the previous year.
Pearson saw sales fall 4% in the first quarter of 2016, but has maintained trading is "in line with expectations".
Online writing community Wattpad is looking to monetise its content by selling stories to other entertainment businesses through the new Wattpad Studios division.
Pursuit, the cycling imprint of Profile Books, is to publish a book on "controversial cycling superstar" and five time winner of the Tour de France,... Read more
Pavilion Books has appointed Ione Walder to the role of commissioning editor.
The 11th book in Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid series, which will go on sale on 1st November, will be entitled Diary of a Wimpy Kid:... Read more
Janetta Otter-Barry, the founder of independent publisher Otter-Barry Books, is hoping to publish new voices in children’s poetry with her new list.
Issue No 5711
Friday, April 29 2016
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