A new assessment of teaching quality has reportedly sent “shockwaves” through the traditional higher education hierarchy.
Bloomsbury and Pottermore will publish two new books this autumn for the British Library exhibition “Harry Potter: A History of Magic”, opening on 20th October.... Read more
MacLehose Press is reissuing books in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy to complement the jacket of The Girl in the Spider’s Web. ... Read more
Madalyn Farley, Elliot Lee and Beth Ewens were revealed by Penguin Random House UK last night (21st June) as the winners of its 2017 Student Design Awards.... Read more
Jo Hardacre is leaving HarperCollins to begin a freelance venture.
Publisher Jessica Kingsley has signed four new "brilliant" and "much-needed" books to its gender diversity list.
Thomas Merrington has been promoted to creative director at Penguin Ventures, charged with setting the creative direction for all Penguin Ventures brands.
Francis Spufford has been awarded the 2017 Desmond Elliott Prize for his "miraculously constructed" debut Golden Hill (Faber).
Kings Road Publishing has signed the memoir of 16-year-old disability campaigner and social media star Lewis Hine, set to be released next spring.... Read more
Laura Macdougall is joining United Agents next month after two “wonderful” years with Tibor Jones & Associates.
I B Tauris is to publish a "timely" new non-fiction book on the relationship between Islamist and far-right extremism.
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a debut novel, The Maid’s Room by Fiona Mitchell, about the maltreatment of domestic workers in Singapore.... Read more
The Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) and Cambridge University Press are to form a new publishing partnership beginning in January 2018.
A General Theory of Oblivion (Harvill Secker) by Jose Eduardo Agualusa, translated from Portuguese by Daniel Hahn, has won the €100k International Dublin Literary Award.... Read more
Emma Watson is hiding 100 copies of The Handmaid’s Tale in Paris as part of her “book fairy” duties.
Issue No 5761
Friday, June 16 2017
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