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
HQ publishing director Kate Mills has bought UK and Commonwealth rights in US debut novel It’s Always the Husband by Michele Campbell.... Read more
Granta editorial director Bella Lacey has won world rights to a history of wool in Britain by Fife-based writer Esther Rutter.
BBC Books has acquired the first "Doctor Who" poetry collection.
Rider is publishing a book by Edith Eger, one of the last remaining survivors of Auschwitz.
Headline’s Eternal romance imprint has acquired a new novel called London Affair: An International Love Story by Rhyannon Byrd.... Read more
Jonathan Cape has acquired a book exploring the human body through a blend of science and memoir, Organs: Alternative Lessons in Anatomy by writer and surgeon Gabriel Weston.... 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.
Bloomsbury chief executive Nigel Newton has pointed to strong growth in the publisher’s consumer business as evidence of its continuing commitment to its trade lists.... Read more
Senior industry figures have welcomed the appointment of David Shelley as the next c.e.o. of Hachette UK, while paying tribute to outgoing c.e.o. Tim Hely Hutchinson's... Read more
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books will reissue the Pongwiffy series by Kaye Umansky 30 years after it was originally published.
Publishers have ramped up their support for Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) this year, with a raft of exclusive editions, including an essay by Philip Pullman.... Read more
Canada’s McGill University is re-launching the US $75,000 Cundill History Prize to highlight history writing as a way to illuminate the truth at a time when... Read more
Oxford University Press has been crowned Publisher of the Year once again at the Academic Book Trade Conference awards.
Issue No 5755
Friday, May 19 2017
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