Publishers have reported buoyant trading on the international stage ahead of this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, though many are unsettled by the political backdrop. Read more
The judges who selected the Man Booker Prize 2018 shortlist have spoken out about a lack of thorough editing on some of the books submitted for the £50,000 award. Read more
After a decade's publishing with Orion, Linwood Barclay is moving to HQ, HarperCollins, in a new three-book, seven-figure deal... Read more
Scribe has signed a "genre-defying" German debut called Elly - "a literary novel with all the best qualities of a thriller", about a family in... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books has bought a "wickedly funny" middle-grade debut, about a girl who finds a packet of surprising seeds, by copywriter and journalist Nicola... Read more
Tinder Press has acquired world rights in Rachel Elliot’s Do Not Feed The Bear - "a very life-affirming tale of love, and letting things go".... Read more
Penguin Life has pre-empted the first book of dietitian Dr Megan Rossi, The Gut Health Doctor, sharing strategies for improving gut health.... Read more
Mitchell Beazley has acquired body-transformation expert Louise Parker's third book, Louise Parker: The 6 Week Programme, promising readers "a habit reset to reshape your body... Read more
Amazon Publishing has signed four new books from women’s fiction author Carol Mason.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones asks whether Brexit could be beneficial for the book trade.
There is no doubt about the two trends kicking off 2019 even before it has officially begun. New Year, New You is all about kicking
the booze and eating vegan. While the success of Bosh and other...
Managing director and co-founder at Hera Books
The co-founder of a new digital-first publisher is thoroughly fed up with the casual elitism that infuses the book trade.
Issue No 5814
Friday, September 21 2018
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