HarperCollins’ Paul Erdpresser and Alice Herbert are among book trade figures running in Sunday’s Virgin London Marathon (23rd April), to raise money for charity.... Read more
Canelo has acquired three original novels in a new series by author A L Michael.
Other publishers have welcomed Penguin Random House's new stance on paying work experience participants, after it pledged to pay the National Living Wage to 450 candidates every year.... Read more
The Liberal Democrats have received a surge in support from the book trade ahead of the general election on 8th June thanks to the party’s clear... Read more
American TV host Bill O’Reilly's US publisher Macmillan is to stick by him after he was sacked from his Fox News talk show following the revelation that... Read more
Hodder Children’s Books, part of the Hachette Children’s Group, has acquired Moxie, a "timely and empowering" feminist YA novel from US author Jennifer Mathieu.... Read more
Cambridge Literary Festival has entered into a partnership with the National Trust to deliver a major history festival at the Wimpole Estate over one weekend in... Read more
Fantasy writer China Miéville's 2009-published noir thriller The City & The City (Macmillan) is being adapted for a four-part BBC Two drama starring David Morrissey as Inspector Tyador Borlú.... Read more
TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp is penning her first cookbook Kirstie’s Real Kitchen to be published by Hodder this autumn.
Sphere non-fiction is publishing a book by American comedy duo Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal combining autobiography, trivia and advice.
Puffin is publishing a picture book by Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani blogger who survived being shot by the Taliban for supporting girls' education in 2012 and went on to become the... Read more
Yesterday prime minister Theresa May announced her intention to call a snap general election on 8th June this year, pulling it forward from 2020.
Endeavour Press has acquired worldwide English language print and digital rights for Saul David’s non-fiction work After Dunkirk, a revised and updated edition of his... Read more
Matt Forbeck’s Star Wars: Rogue One (Egmont) has knocked Lee Child’s Night School (Bantam) off the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, shifting a... Read more
Altmetric, the scholarly research data science company, is to undertake a pilot project with The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), to track the... Read more
Issue No 5751
Friday, April 21 2017
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