Bookouture has made 10 promotions to reflect the "rapid development" of its team and the growth of its sales and publishing... Read more
Hiring more employees of colour and seeing stories with BAME characters as normal, book industry figures have suggested following a damning report on representation in children’s books. Read more
Dan Brown’s Origin (Corgi) has shot straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 38,735 copies for £151,251. Read more
Cornerstone m.d. Susan Sandon paid tribute to the division’s “tremendous first half” as its summer showcase featured guests such as Michael Palin, Sebastian Faulks and... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has acquired a three-book teen series from founder of #UKYAChat, blogger and YouTuber Lucy Powrie in a pre-emptive deal.
Bloomsbury imprint Absolute Press is to publish an "inspring new approach to home cooking" by Tom Kerridge in December to tie in with a new... Read more
Total revenues at Bloomsbury were up 3.7% year-on-year for the four months ending 30th June 2018 following a "particularly strong result" from the adult consumer... Read more
Scholastic will this autumn publish a second children’s book by comedian Dara Ó Briain.
Atlantic imprint Allen & Unwin is to publish cultural critic and author Roxane Gay's "valuable and timely" anthology on rape culture.
Campaigner at Libraries
Publishers need to speak up and champion reading in the face of the erosion of the book stock in England’s public libraries, says Tim Coates.... Read more
Despite the ongoing summer heat there is a distinct chill in the air as far as this month’s previews go, with more than its fair share of gothic titles.
Founder at Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books
Busy mum, podcaster and lapsed bookworm Zibby Owens offers up a feast of ideas for publishers wanting to reach people who feel too busy to read.
Issue No 5788
Friday, July 13 2018
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