Ely Percy’s coming-of-age novel Duck Feet (Monstrous Regiment) took Book of the Year at the Scotland National Book Awards 2021, while Canongate scooped Publisher of the Year. Read more
Face masks will become compulsory in shops and on public transport in England from Tuesday (30th November) in response to the new Covid-19 variant Omicron. Read more
John Murray Press is partnering with Waterstones to host a one-off Facebook Live “fan-led” event with Billy Connolly in December.
An anonymous academic’s memoir about his underground mission to save flowers from extinction, The Orchid Outlaw, has gone in a 24-hour pre-empt to John Murray. ... Read more
Presenter Kate Lawler’s "brave and important" debut about motherhood has been snapped up by Seven Dials.
Nosy Crow has landed a "stunning, vibrant" illustrated gift book of ancient Indian fables, retold by poet Nikita Gill in her debut book for younger children,... Read more
Marcus Rashford's debut fiction title, a middle-grade tale about a school breakfast club based on the Manchester United star's own childhood experiences, has been netted... Read more
Bernardine Evaristo has become the first writer of colour and only the second woman to be named president of the Royal Society of Literature (RSL).... Read more
Aidan Meller Creative director of Ai-Da Robot
I’d been in the art world for over 20 years before I devised Ai-Da.
Syima Aslam Director of the Bradford Literature Festival
Lizzie Damilola Blackburn Author
Academic Alex Hyde‘s first novel is a lyrical tale about two women named Violet during the Second World War. Read more
The second novel by acclaimed poet Luke Kennard is a sharply observed and often comic tale of dangerous midlife liaisons.
Writer Christina Patterson returns with a memoir about family, mental illness, cake and fortitude.
The Caribbean continues to inspire Alex Wheatle, who returns to this setting in his latest novel, which is about an irrepressible female pirate.
February is another huge month for paperbacks, with more than 400 titles submitted to me and plenty of fantastic publishing to look out for. I’m particularly excited about Picador’s launch of the...
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Issue No 5952
Friday, November 26 2021
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