The Publishers Association has compiled a summer audio reading list for parliamentarians as it urges them to remove VAT on audiobooks. Read more
Cleaning guru Mrs Hinch has written an “honest and uplifting” memoir called This Is Me for Michael Joseph. Read more
Derek Owusu has won the Desmond Elliott Prize for his “transcendent” novel-in-verse That Reminds Me (#Merky Books). Read more
Katie Bond is departing her role as publisher at the National Trust to become publisher at The Quarto Group's Aurum imprint.
HarperCollins says it will no longer publish books by historian David Starkey and is reviewing his backlist, describing his recent comments on slavery as “abhorrent”. Vintage and... Read more
Aspiring illustrator Ellan Rankin has been announced by Hachette as this year's winner of the Carmelite Picture Book Prize.
Alys Conran and Niall Griffiths are among writers shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year award, which includes a new category for children's books for... Read more
Rolf Grisebach has become the chair of classical music publishers Edition Peters.
Victoria Hislop will return to The Island (Headline Review, 2006) for a children's edition titled Maria's Island, published by Walker Books.... Read more
Executive Director/Founder at Words of Colour
It would have been hard to have missed last week’s digital launch of Rethinking ‘Diversity’ in Publishing. The report - the first of its kind... Read more
Comma collects the work of writing stalwart M John Harrison in a new collection that spans genres—and five decades of writing Read more
Set during an extremely wet December, Carys Bray’s new novel tells the story of the cooling climate of a marriage, as well as dealing with... Read more
Welsh YA novelist Kat Ellis draws on her love of horror, forged in the 1980s and ‘90s, in her latest novel Harrow Lake, which marks... Read more
Clare Chambers’ latest novel, set in England in the 1950s, centres on a young woman’s mysterious claim of a ‘virgin birth’
This month, crime will pay. As we accelerate towards Christmas it’s time to pile these mega brand authors high. Lee Child is back with his 25th Jack Reacher thriller The Sentinel (Bantam Press), the...
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Issue No 5891
Friday, July 3 2020
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