Virago has acquired two graphic novels as part of a strategy to begin publishing the genre on its list for the first time.... Read more
Research has revealed that children who enjoy writing outside of school are seven times more likely to write above the expected level for their age... Read more
European booksellers have launched a petition asking the European Council not to “force” bookshops to sell e-books across borders, for fear it will drive them... Read more
The World’s Worst Children 2 (HarperCollins Children's) has claimed a fourth week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 24,974 copies for... Read more
Kogan Page is launching a new online training course venture called Kogan Page Online Learning.
HarperCollins division William Collins has acquired world rights to Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture by Joshua Levine.... Read more
Book Aid International is expanding its work to provide books in Rwanda.
Bloody Scotland today (20th June) revealed the longlist for the McIlvanney Prize Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award 2017.
The Creative Industries Federation has issued its Brexit "red lines” in the week the Article 50 negotiations formally begin.
Literary agent Elise Dillsworth is entering into an association with Caskie Mushens Ltd.
HarperCollins has bought a new book from Judith Kerr, inspired by the 94-year-old author's ninth pet cat Katinka.
Huw Armstrong, previously assistant editor at Century, has been appointed editor for non-fiction at Hodder & Stoughton.
Writers House literary agency in the US has announced the closure of its UK office, with UK operations being taken in-house.
Margaret Atwood has said she would like to see those who have been killed in the fight to protect free speech honoured, either through a statue or... Read more
Pottermore has launched its Wizarding World Book Club community pages and revealed the first themes up for discussion online.
Issue No 5762
Friday, June 23 2017
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