The second title from Instagram influencer Sophie “Mrs Hinch” Hinchliffe, Mrs Hinch: The Activity Journal (Michael Joseph), swept straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one. Read more
Children's novelist Michael Rosen has written an open letter calling for libraries to be made compulsory in schools, backed by ringfenced government money... Read more
Angela Chadwick and Andrew McMillan have won the 2019 Polari Prizes, celebrating work that explores the LGBT experience. Read more
Granta Books has snapped up the debut poetry collection and debut novel of Betty Trask and Eric Gregory award-winning poet and writer Daisy Lafarge.... Read more
Bloomsbury has signed a book from Yale professor Eckhart Frahm for the first comprehensive non-fiction account of the rise and fall of what historians consider... Read more
Faber will publish James Shapiro's "surprising" new history of the United States as a lead title for spring 2020.
DK will publish Fakeaway: Healthy Home-cooked Takeaway Meals by TV presenter and produce expert Chris Bavin in January 2020. ... Read more
Adam Kay's Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) has made a surgical strike on the Amazon Charts Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one, with the This is Going to Hurt sequel beating Elton... Read more
Historical fiction writer Ben Kane has signed a three-book deal with Orion Fiction for a new series of novels exploring Richard the Lionheart.
Chief magazine editor at Nature
Last month, news firms with a combined audience of more than a billion united to put climate change on the agenda. Here’s why...... Read more
The year gets off to a relatively quiet start this month, with around 15% fewer titles in my preview than January 2019. But don’t be fooled: over the past few years February has become an ever more...
Comment editor at The Bookseller
FutureBook is now a general publishing conference, does that mean publishers have got digital and innovation cracked?
Issue No 5859
Friday, October 11 2019
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