The London Book Fair is hosting a "Books, Brexit and Brits" debate at Book Expo America, promising to give delegates an insight into publishing and the wider creative industries... Read more
Eoin McHugh, who has been publisher of Transworld Ireland since the imprint’s creation 10 years ago, is leaving the company.
Ali Smith has been longlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize 2017 for the first in her Seasonal four-part series, Autumn (Hamish Hamilton). ... Read more
Hay Festival is stepping up its security following the attack on Manchester Arena this week.
Pianist James Rhodes, comedian Bill Bailey, actor Greg Wise and TV presenter Katie Piper were among the Quercus authors appearing at an evening for booksellers hosted... Read more
The memoir of late Labour MP Jo Cox, written by her husband Brendan, has received the backing of former president Barack Obama who said she "made... Read more
Pan Macmillan is inviting online "influencers" and "brand advocates" to host hundreds of house parties simultaneously across the UK to help promote books.
Bond star Roger Moore, who has died, sent in the manuscript for his last, as-yet-untitled book just two weeks ago, his publisher has revealed.... Read more
Labour politician Alan Johnson, professor Simon James of Durham University and journalist, critic and writer Anita Sethi are some of the names who will judge the £40,000 David... Read more
The shortlist for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year pits "Queen of Crime" Val McDermid's 30th novel against an espionage thriller by Mick Herron, as well... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK will publish a biography of Leonard da Vinci by Walter Isaacson, author of iSteve, The Book of Jobs, based on “new discoveries... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s will publish a sequel to Clare Balding’s debut novel, The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop, inspired by the kidnap of Derby winner Shergar.... Read more
Canongate has launched its new website, promising a "uniquely Canongate" experience.
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books will reissue the Pongwiffy series by Kaye Umansky 30 years after it was originally published.
Tim Hely Hutchinson is retiring as c.e.o. of Hachette UK at the end of this year, with David Shelley, currently c.e.o. of Little, Brown Book Group and Orion,... Read more
Issue No 5756
Friday, May 26 2017
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