Hodder & Stoughton has acquired the memoir of Sir Ian McGeechan, a former Lions rugby player and head coach.
Scholastic has claimed two titles out of the five shortlisted for Oscar’s Book Prize, which honours the best book published for children under five years... Read more
Historical writer Ben Kane, currently published by Cornerstone, has signed a three-book deal with Orion.
The book trade has expressed surprise over the snap general election called by prime minister Theresa May and is divided over whether it will harm... Read more
The Folio Society has published 1,000 limited editions of Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban with illustrations by Sir Quentin Blake and a postscript from the... Read more
Willow Smith has bought the film rights to YA fantasy trilogy Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton (Faber) with a view to starring in it.... Read more
NMD Trading Company has sold book supply company Mayfield Books & Gifts to Cornwall-based distributor Outstanding MD.
Simon & Schuster US will publish seven-year old Syrian refugee Bana Alabed’s memoir.
Publisher SAGE has extended its partnership with online platform Publons, following a successful trial.
Simon & Schuster UK has announced an “industry-first partnership” with Heat magazine for a short story competition and a free monthly "Holiday Reads" e-book promotion.... Read more
Self-published historical fiction author D N Carter is offering a £10,000 prize to the reader who can crack the codes hidden in his new book... Read more
Manchester-based independent Comma Press has appointed actor Maxine Peake and writer Courttia Newland as its inaugural patrons.
Penguin Random House UK (PRH UK) will now pay its work experience participants the National Living Wage in a bid to make the publishing industry more accessible... Read more
The Creative Industries Federation has unveiled a "blueprint" for UK economic growth.
Lee Child, Ian Rankin and Val McDermid have all been longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award.
Issue No 5751
Friday, April 21 2017
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