C J Sansom’s seventh Matthew Shardlake title Tombland (Mantle) has beheaded the competition, swiping the UK Official Top 50 number one. Read more
Simon Mayo has left BBC Radio 2 to concentrate on his writing following a newly inked two-book deal with Transworld. Read more
Revenues in Bloomsbury’s adult trade division soared by 22% in the first six months of the financial year. Read more
Alexandra Maramenides has resigned from her position of m.d. of Simon & Schuster Children’s to relocate to Australia.
MacLehose Press has acquired new books by German writers Timur Vermes and Judith Schalansky.
University of East Anglia creative writing student Femi Kayode has won the £3,000 Little, Brown Award for crime fiction for the manuscript for his "shocking... Read more
The School Library Data Group (SLDG), a sub-group of the Great School Libraries Campaign, has received a grant from the Foyle Foundation to undertake a... Read more
Trainspotting creator Irvine Welsh, Man-Booker shortlisted Robin Robertson and poet Jackie Kay feature alongside emerging talents Mick Kitson and Christina Neuwirth in the shortlists for the... Read more
Pan Macmillan will publish Jack Monroe’s fifth book, Tin Can Cook, about using tinned or dried ingredients, inspired by her experience of using food banks.... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
Following the Man Booker Prize 2018 winner reveal, Philip Jones reflects on the role and relevance of the prize in today's literary landscape.
Dieting and clean eating appear to be on the wane as a less draconian and more liberated approach to New Year, New You takes hold.
Senior Lecturer at Loughborough University
Clare Hutton discusses how her students have been exploring the Man Booker through their new module From Fan Fiction to YouTube: Navigating the Digital Literary Sphere.
Issue No 5817
Friday, October 19 2018
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