Axel Scheffler pictured above has leapfrogged Tony Ross to become the biggest-selling illustrator in the UK, according to data compiled by The Bookseller via Nielsen BookScan. Read more
Led by impressive growth from Pushkin Press, four of the members of the Independent Alliance posted record annual totals. Read more
There have been a lot of caveats when assembling the Reviews of the Year during the pandemic period with missing Nielsen BookScan data owing to lockdowns. Read more
Abimbola Salami and Diane Ewan have won the inaugural Jericho Prize, a competition for unpublished and self-published Black-British writers.
Botanist Leif Bersweden is writing another two books for Hodder & Stoughton "telling the story of our wild plants and the place they occupy in our... Read more
Olympic gold medallist Kellie Harrington has teamed up with Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle to write her autobiography.
Flint Books has landed a new guide for "super-helpers" by psychologists Jess Baker and Rod Vincent.
The Bookseller's children's editor Charlotte Eyre is to leave this week after eight years. Eyre will now freelance, including for The Bookseller. Fiona Noble, children's books previewer since... Read more
Gabby Logan, Ugo Monye and Caroline Hirons are among the judges for this year's British Book Awards.
I’ve been writing about mental health for years. Not as many as I’ve been living with my own clinical depression, but certainly for over a... Read more
Lizzie Damilola Blackburn Author
Giuliano Papadia Chief executive officer and creative director at Blackbox Multimedia
Nelle Andrew Agent at RML
David Whitehouse’s About a Son is a stunning take on the true crime genre with a tragic death at its heart. Read more
Sold into 35 territories and with an adaptation deal already inked, Bonnie Garmus’ first novel features a truly original heroine.
The latest book by Benjamin Zephaniah follows a Trinidadian woman who boarded the Windrush to pursue her singing dream.
Femi Kayode’s début novel, which is based on the real-life lynching of four undergraduates in Nigeria, is the first title in a forthcoming series from... Read more
Another bumper month for paperbacks, with more than 400 titles submitted to me for consideration. There are some huge books among them, not least the monument which is the final novel from John le...
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Issue No 5959
Friday, January 28 2022
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