The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) has launched an international online rights marketplace, showcasing and selling writers' work to publishers around the world.... Read more
Eimear McBride and Laura Cumming have won Britain’s oldest literary award, the James Tait Black prize, worth £10,000.
Penguin Life and mental health charity SANE are partnering on the release of The Little Book of Lykke by Danish author and happiness expert Meik Wiking.... Read more
Scribner will publish Benjamin Zephaniah’s “truly extraordinary” life story which celebrates “pushing boundaries with the arts”.
Textbooks tailor-made for the Department of Education's (DfE) £41m "Chinese-style" maths programme are not making the grade, the DfE has confirmed, with only one textbook approved for... Read more
Pressure on book review coverage is mounting after the axing of half the Press Association's output, and some women’s magazines scrapping their dedicated books editor... Read more
Two Roads has acquired Two Steps Forward, a novel from husband-and-wife team Graeme Simsion, debut author of The Rosie Project (Penguin), and Anne Buist.... Read more
The 17-strong longlist for the 2017 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year has been announced, with perspectives on modern phenomena such as driverless cars,... Read more
Director Mark Tonderai has acquired the film rights to Jacaranda Books title The Book of Harlan by Bernice L. McFadden.
Roddy Doyle, Ian Rankin and Salman Rushdie are some of the authors revealed on the line-up at the Times and the Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature... Read more
Biteback has pulled a title claiming to tell the “true story” of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed's fatal crash in 1997 following "an abrupt change... Read more
N K Jemisin has won the Hugo award for best novel for the second time after being the first black person to claim the science fiction... Read more
Dr Gordon Ostlere, who wrote novels under the penname Richard Gordon, has died aged 95.
Shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti has expressed support for Kamila Shamsie’s proposal for a Year of Publishing Women in 2018 ahead of the publication of... Read more
William Collins is set to launch its music list with a book by Harvard classics professor Richard F Thomas on why Bob Dylan matters.... Read more
Issue No 5768
Thursday, August 17 2017
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