The Works plans to open 50 new shops across the UK, taking the discount retailer up to 547 branches by the end of the financial year. Read more
Publisher Kerry Enzor is leaving Quarto to lead a new Quercus imprint focused on international non-fiction originated entirely in-house. Read more
David Walliams and Greg James are among the children's authors on the 12-strong Laugh Out Loud Award shortlist, which has been hailed as "the best yet"... Read more
A reimagining of Vladimir Nabokov’s classic Lolita, written from the child’s point of view, will be published in France this week.... Read more
The BBC has commissioned acclaimed screenwriter Steven Knight to adapt Ben Macintyre’s bestselling book SAS: Rogue Heroes (Viking). ... Read more
Neil Gaiman will executive produce a new television series based on author Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast novels.
Lily James will join Margaret Atwood as a special guest for the live cinema event to mark the long-awaited publication of The Testaments (Chatto &... Read more
Wood Green's co-operative bookshop, The All Good Bookshop, has secured temporary premises and plans to open this week.
A biography of war correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum and Olivia Laing’s novel Crudo have won this year’s James Tait Black Prizes.... Read more
Deputy editor at The Bookseller
Benedicte Page reflects on the changing landscape for high-discount retailing, amid The Book People's recent restructure.
Come November, I can safely say that whatever state we’re in—and whatever community of states we are, or aren’t in—bookshops and, yes, libraries will continue to be peerless treasure troves of...
Founder and c.e.o. at Fabled
Laura Hamm, founder of Fabled, explains why she took the self-publishing platform from a web app into a print book format.
Issue No 5853
Friday, August 16 2019
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