Snooker player John Virgo of BBC "Big Break" fame is publishing his memoir with John Blake Publishing.
Hachette Children’s Group has struck a multi-book deal with Juno Dawson following a "hotly-contested" auction.
Connect Books’ library supply arm Dawson Books has inked a deal to integrate with the Kortext platform.
The Society of Young Publishers London committee has launched a new series of monthly workshops for aspiring publishing professionals. ... Read more
Preface has acquired The Girl on the Dancing Horse, a memoir by elite British dressage rider and triple Olympic Gold Medallist Charlotte Dujardin, CBE.... Read more
Exceeding even recent American triumphalism, a spate of bestsellers in Japan is reflecting a new national bent for self-congratulation.
Ebury imprint WH Allen has acquired a popular history book on the Victorians by Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg.
Francis Spufford's much-lauded Golden Hill (Faber) has gained yet another prize nod, this time on the six-strong shortlist for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award 2017 (£2,500).... Read more
The International Publishers Association (IPA) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are launching a new annual report of world publishing statistics.... Read more
The government is considering holding a public inquiry into Lancashire's controversial plans to shut 28 of its libraries - the first time it will have... Read more
Viking has acquired rights to Darkest Hour by Anthony McCarten, a non-fiction narrative history of Winston Churchill’s wartime leadership.... Read more
The Bookseller is issuing a call for entries to its Rising Stars, the annual celebration of the industry’s up and comers, once again backed by... Read more
Scottish comedian Susan Calman is to judge the 2017 McIlvanney Prize for Scottish crime writing, to be presented at Bloody Scotland festival in September.
Jessica Kingsley is publishing a "much-needed" new book for Foster Care Fortnight, to "demystify the experience for potential new foster parents".
W H Smith has reported a 4% rise in group profits for the six months to end February 2017, with spoof humour titles the key driver of... Read more
Issue No 5751
Friday, April 21 2017
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