Headline has acquired world rights in a first book by Saracens and England rugby international player Billy Vunipola.
Digital publisher Bookouture has signed three more crime thrillers from Patricia Gibney whose debut The Missing Ones has sold almost half a million copies since... Read more
Bloomsbury has acquired a “devastating and emotionally incisive” novel and one other book by David Chariandy in a “heated” five-way auction.
Picador has won a “closely-fought” auction for Diary of a Feminist Killjoy and a further book from one of the "No More Page Three" campaigners.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton is publishing a new "highly topical" legal thriller from John Grisham this October, The Rooster Bar, inspired by the student debt crisis.... Read more
Former member of The Maccabees, Orlando Weeks, has created an illustrated children’s book about a gritterman for Penguin Press.
Transworld has acquired Chloe Madeley’s debut fitness book, The 4-Week Body Blitz, to publish at the end of this year.... Read more
Simon & Schuster Children’s will publish a new middle grade series written by Steven Butler, with illustrations by Steven Lenton, about a Brighton hotel for... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s imprint Puffin Books is partnering with healthy snack brand Bear Nibbles on a new book club.
HarperCollins imprint The Borough Press is launching the inaugural Cheltenham First Novel Competition in association with Cheltenham Festivals and LBA Literary Agency.... Read more
The emergence of digital audiobooks are a “potent source” of long term growth, the chief executive of HarperCollins’ parent company News Corp Robert Thomson has... Read more
Lizzy Barber from north London has won the Daily Mail and Penguin Random House's First Novel Competition with My Name is Alice, a book Century will now publish in 2018.... Read more
Iranian illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi has appeared at a special celebratory event hosted by indie publisher Tiny Owl two weeks after the British Embassy announced a... Read more
Questions have been raised about whether it is advisable for illustrators to sign away their copyright to authors and publishers after it has emerged Tom... Read more
The Booksellers Association (BA) has called for the UK’s tax system to be overhauled after it has emerged that Amazon UK Services corporation tax bill... Read more
Issue No 5768
Thursday, August 17 2017
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