Geraldine McCaughrean and Sydney Smith have won the 2018 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals respectively. Read more
The starting pistol for Feminist Book Fortnight sounded this weekend, with approaching 50 independent bookshops around the country taking part. Read more
Benjamin Myers has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction with The Gallows Pole, published by small Yorkshire-based independent press Bluemoose Books. Read more
Children’s author Horatio Clare is calling for magazine publishers such as Egmont to stop giving away plastic toys, saying the amount of non-disposable plastic used... Read more
National Poetry Day and BBC Local Radio have commissioned 12 poems for each of the BBC regions in England to “celebrate the small changes that... Read more
Quercus' imprint riverrun has acquired its literary lead for the year, The Dollmaker by Nina Allan, described as a story "about lives lived in the margins, and a love story... Read more
Hanif Kureishi has hailed Penguin Random House's (PRH) diversity initiatives as "wise and brave".
Kevin Jones has been promoted to chief financial officer at Peters Fraser and Dunlop (PFD).
Barrington Stoke is marking the publication of Gill Lewis’s new book Run Wild by partnering with Rewilding Britain.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones addresses Lionel Shriver's comments about Penguin Random House's diversity drive and the rise of morality clauses in author contracts.
Brace yourself for the busiest month of the year in children’s publishing, led by a starry list of top sellers that includes the paperback of La Belle Sauvage , Cressida Cowell’s Twice Magic , a new...
VP content acquisition and strategy at Perlego
We don't need to own content that we consume either partially or fleetingly, says Matthew Jones - but a model of unlimited consumption just doesn’t work for books that are voraciously read cover-to-cover.
Issue No 5784
Friday, June 15 2018
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