Ronnie Fairweather, creative director at Penguin Random House Children’s, is retiring after nearly 30 years with the publisher.
The TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (Vintage) will be shown in the UK on Channel 4 this month after the channel acquired rights to the drama... Read more
The Society of Authors has announced its shortlist for this year’s £10,000 Betty Trask Prize - including for the first time a self-published novel, Speak its Name by... Read more
Holtzbrinck technology company Digital Science has opened a subsidiary company in Moscow.
The Hay Festival has agreed to continue to fund part of Hay-on-Wye Library’s operating costs offering a “short-term fix for a long-term problem".... Read more
Publishers are being urged to reassess how they process personal data ahead of new European regulations set to come into force in May next year regardless of Brexit.... Read more
Arrow has acquired two new novels by saga author Nancy Revell.
Guardian Faber has appointed Fred Baty to the role of commissioning editor.
A story published by Manchester-based indie Comma Press is featured on the Caine Prize for African Writing shortlist.
Hodder & Stoughton is publishing Cold Feet: The Lost Years, an original novel written in collaboration with the creator of the 90s TV show of the same name.... Read more
The Koala Who Could by Rachel Bright and Jim Field has been named the winner of Oscar’s Book Prize 2017.
George R R Martin has confirmed he is working on four Game of Thrones prequel scripts with HBO, which will be new stories set in... Read more
Kogan Page has bought two books about cyber attacks from a former Guardian editor and a professor.
Paula Hawkins’ Into the Water (Doubleday) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running, according to Nielsen BookScan’s... Read more
Seven Dials, Orion's new non-fiction imprint, has snapped up Roots, the first cookbook by Michelin star chef Tommy Banks.
Issue No 5755
Friday, May 19 2017
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