Delays and added costs caused by the Brexit deal are still a significant problem for the industry four months on from the end of the transition period. Read more
Five years after the comedian's death, Trapeze is to publish previously unseen writing by Victoria Wood, discovered by writer Jasper Rees while he was researching her biography... Read more
A debut title from Bafta-winning actor and writer of “I May Destroy You” Michaela Coel, Misfits: A Personal Manifesto, has been scooped by Ebury Press. Read more
Allen Lane has two titles shortlisted for the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize, which celebrates excellence in research and historical writing combined with readability for a wider... Read more
Maggie O'Farrell's Hamnet (Tinder Press) has bounced back into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, the week bookshops reopened across England following the... Read more
Graham Norton is launching a book club podcast through Audible, featuring guests including Zadie Smith, Stephen Mangan and Denise Mina.
Sheridan Smith has written her first memoir, Honestly, to be published by Ebury Spotlight this autumn.
Cassell Illustrated will publish a 25th anniversary book on the inside story of the landmark Oasis gigs at Knebworth.
HarperCollins Children’s Books will publish Morpurgo’s Tales from Shakespeare by Michael Morpurgo, a retelling of 10 of Shakespeare’s most popular plays.... Read more
Penny Thomas Co-founder at Firefly Press
When Book Trust asked Firefly to support the UK Children’s Laureate campaign to increase funding for primary school libraries, I was delighted. Not just because... Read more
Nels Abbey Author and founder of Black Writers Guild
Jared Shurin Marketing strategist
Niall Mansfield Managing director at UIT Cambridge/Green Books
Alex Pheby warns his readers, at the start of Mordew , about the “many unusual things” they are set to find within the forthcoming 600-odd... Read more
Foreign travel is still a distant dream when I speak to Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet on the anniversary of the first national lockdown, making... Read more
Candice Carty-Williams’ début novel Queenie took the literary world by storm in 2019. Rightly described as a “phenomenon”, the Sunday Times bestseller won Book of... Read more
Entering a stadium among a sea of equally boisterous and kitted-out fans, kicking around a weather-worn ball in the park, impressing friends with yet another... Read more
When is the right time to tell a story? In compiling these previews, I think about this question often, and not just when a twenty-something celebrity releases an autobiography. I find it astonishing...
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Friday, April 16 2021
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