Simon & Schuster’s US chief executive Carolyn Reidy has moved to reassure authors that the publisher will not “support, condone” or publish “hate speech” following... Read more
Faber is launching new educational editions of its books for students at GCSE, IGCSE and A Level in close collaboration with authors Kazuo Ishiguro, Alan Bennett... Read more
Neil Gaiman's TV adaptation of Good Omens (Transworld), written with Sir Terry Pratchett, has been picked up by Amazon Studios for worldwide release in 2018.... Read more
Author Nick Hornby has received an Honorary Doctorate from Kingston University in recognition of his contribution to "literature and reading pleasure".... Read more
Costa has lifted the anonymity of its three finalists shortlisted for the 2016 Costa Short Story Award following the close of the public vote. ... Read more
The late art critic John Berger's Ways of Seeing (Penguin Modern Classics), first published in 1972, Edward Said’s 1978 study Orientalism (also Penguin Modern Classics)... Read more
The Publishers Association and the Independent Publishers Guild have welcomed clarity provided by prime minister Theresa May's speech, confirming the UK will be leaving the single market. ... Read more
Pearson intends to sell its 47% stake in Penguin Random House and will be issuing an "exit notice" to its joint venture partner Bertelsmann, which holds... Read more
Indies are leading the shortlist for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year, with five of the six books vying for the £5,000 prize hailing from independent presses.... Read more
Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad (Little, Brown), Liu Cixin's apocalyptic sci-fi epic The Three-Body Problem (Head of Zeus) and V S Naipaul's A Bend in the River... Read more
Jacob Polley has won the £20,000 T S Eliot Prize for poetry for his “firework of a book” Jackself (Picador).
Harvill Secker, an imprint of Vintage, has revealed Ruth Ware's new psychological thriller will be named The Lying Game and is set to be published on 15th... Read more
British music writer and political theorist Mark Fisher, also known as K-Punk, has died, aged 48.
Author E L James has reportedly been in talks with theatre bosses to turn Fifty Shades of Grey into a musical.
The BBC is set to adapt another John le Carre novel, The Spy Who Came In From The Cold, after its success with The Night... Read more
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