Campaigners have expressed anger and frustration following the government’s rejection of a petition to ringfence funding for public libraries. Read more
Macmillan has launched a publishing partnership with the Moomin Characters featuring the forthcoming Moominvalley titles. Read more
Roxane Gay is appearing in conversation with Liv Little, the founder of gal-dem, for her very first visit to the UK. Read more
Canongate has promoted Anna Frame to publicity director and appointed Cornerstone’s Celeste Ward-Best to cover marketing director Vicki Watson’s maternity leave.... Read more
Francesca Simon is publishing a new Horrid Henry book in 2019 with Hachette Children's Group as part of the series' 25th birthday celebrations.
Psychological thriller author Louise Jensen has moved from Bookouture to HQ in a three-book deal.
Voice and artificial intelligence are the most likely candidates to further disrupt the book business, according to the results of a survey of the book... Read more
The Palgrave Study Skills series has rebranded as Macmillan Study Skills, offering a “new identity, refreshed digital resources” as well as additional titles to aid student wellbeing.... Read more
Verso Books has acquired a "masterly portrait of an anxious nation" under Brexit, called Dreams of Leaving and Remaining, by James Meek.... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones reacts to the shock revelation that W H Smith attempted to buy US bookselling giant Barnes & Noble last year.
Science and medicine are on the agenda for 2019, as January ushers in a host of new medical memoirs and classic popular science is reinvigorated.
Associate editor at FutureBook
Over the past quarter century, Seth Godin has taught and inspired millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, leaders, and fans from all walks of life, via his blog,... Read more
Issue No 5819
Friday, November 9 2018
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