Jessica Andrews has won the £10,000 Portico Prize for Literature for her début novel Saltwater (Sceptre). Read more
Print backlist sales rose to an all-time high of £1.061bn in 2019, up 4.1% on the 2018's previous record... Read more
The Publishers Association has released the findings from 2019’s UK Publishing Industry Diversity & Inclusion Survey. Read more
Jonathan Cape has bought two non-fiction books by The Argonauts author Maggie Nelson as part of "a major deal".... Read more
A group of US independent college bookstores has filed a class action antitrust lawsuit in a Delaware federal court against textbook publishers Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Cengage,... Read more
Netflix has optioned frights to or Hanna Jameson's dystopian thriller called The Last.
The Volunteer by former war reporter Jack Fairweather is the bookies' favourite to win the upcoming Costa Book of the Year award at odds of 2/1 with William Hill. ... Read more
Jojo Moyes, Adam Kay, Margaret Atwood and Heather Morris were among the eight authors whose books won Platinum awards last night (Thursday 23rd January), at Nielsen’s annual Bestseller... Read more
Bonnier Books UK children’s imprints Templar, Big Picture Press, Hot Key Books and Piccadilly Press are hosting an open professional portfolio review day for emerging illustrators... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
Seven years ago, The Bookseller published an open letter from Sam Husain, then chief executive of Foyles, exhorting publishers to support bookshops with better terms.... Read more
My first preview of the new year sees us well into the busy spring period, with a satisfying mix of established names and new talent. Michelle Paver makes her eagerly awaited return with Viper’s...
Co-founder at Prolifiko
Whittling down the entrants to a shortlist of five start-ups to pitch at FutureBook Live proved a tough task—so much so that an additional firm made the cut this year.
Issue No 5870
Friday, January 24 2020
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