Transworld has signed two new novels by Welsh actress and "Gavin and Stacey" creator Ruth Jones... Read more
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
Waterstones chief operating officer Kate Skipper (pictured) has announced a string of operational changes with former bookseller Luke Taylor appointed as retail director. Read more
Century has revealed the identity of the anonymous author of Anti-Social, the memoirs of an anti-social behaviour officer.
Michelle Obama has won the award for best spoken word album at the 2020 Grammys for the audiobook of her memoir Becoming (Viking).... Read more
Picador senior communications manager Paul Martinovic has been appointed to the new role of associate editor for backlist and popular non-fiction at the imprint.... Read more
TV rights for BBC security correspondent Gordon Corera’s non-fiction book, Russians Among Us (William Collins), have been scooped by Stephen Garrett, executive producer of “The Night Manager” and forthcoming HBO... Read more
The Royal Voluntary Service (RVS), which works to alleviate isolation among the elderly, has been named London Book Fair's charity of the year.
William Collins has acquired The Book of Queer Prophets, a collection of essays on sexuality and religion curated by ex-Stonewall c.e.o. Ruth Hunt. ... 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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