Penguin Random House UK has pledged £15,000 to the #ReadTheOnePercent Bookshop crowdfunding campaign, launched by Knights Of. Read more
Liverpool-based charity The Reader has received funding of £107k from BBC Children in Need to encourage children across the city to read for pleasure. Read more
Michelle Obama’s Becoming is the UK Christmas number one, holding on to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running. Read more
Sovereign Films has bought global film rights for Paul Kildea’s recently published book, Chopin’s Piano: A Journey Through Romanticism (Allen Lane). ... Read more
HQ has strengthened its marketing team, taking on Jennifer Breslin and Joanna Kite.
Writer and broadcaster Kate Humble and novelist Rachel Joyce will join the final judging panel which selects the overall winner of the 2018 Costa Book... Read more
Headline has acquired two new novels by women's fiction writer Erin Green, the first of which centres on three strangers on holiday.
SMH Books founder Sandra Saer is retiring 30 years after setting up the publisher.
4th Estate’s Jordan Mulligan has made his first acquisition, Scabby Queen, by Scottish author Kirstin Innes.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones reflects on the past year in the book trade.
In the run up to World Book Day, February is teeming with children’s titles from new and seasoned voices alike.
Senior commissioning editor at Oneworld
Dr Barry Clayton loves to review books on Amazon. In fact, he reviews so many books that he is, at the time of writing, the... Read more
Issue No 5825
Friday, December 14 2018
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