Polly Powell has been appointed group c.e.o. for Quarto, taking over from C K Lau. Read more
John Sargent is leaving Macmillan US and its parent firm Holtzbrinck. Read more
Booksellers have hailed the first volume of Barack Obama's presidential memoirs as the biggest book of the year... Read more
Holtzbrinck's chief executive Stefan von Holtzbrinck has told staff that he took the decision for c.e.o. John Sargent to depart.
The Westbourne Press is to publish Joelle Taylor's poetry collection Cunto and Other Poems next summer.
Tributes have been paid to “amazing” fantasy author Terry Goodkind, best known for the 17-volume Sword of Truth series, after he passed away aged 72.... Read more
Octopus imprint Kyle Books has acquired Asian Green: Everyday Plant‐based Recipes Inspired by the East by Taiwanese chef Ching‐He Huang.... Read more
Dublin-based indie Lilliput Press will publish The Ballad of Lord Edward and Citizen Small by Neil Jordan, a novel inspired by the life of Irish aristocrat and revolutionary Lord... Read more
This November Chatto & Windus will publish a collection of lockdown stories and experiences from BBC Radio 4’s "PM", with a foreword from the programme's presenter Evan Davis.... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
The Booker this week caused a minor fluctuation in the space-time continuum with the unveiling of a shortlist variously described as diverse, fresh, and baffling.... Read more
Jonty Claypole Director of BBC Arts
The First Woman , Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's powerful feminist novel about a headstrong young woman’s coming-of-age in 1970s Uganda, has had a long and fraught... Read more
Safiya Sinclair’s début poetry collection is about to be published in the UK for the first time but it already comes garlanded with praise and... Read more
Scottish author Douglas Stuart talks to us about his Booker Prize 2020-shortlisted début novel, Shuggie Bain.
Award-winning Swansea writer Stevie Davies reveals how Wales permeates her work as she publishes a domestic noir novel with a difference
My final preview of 2020 is short even by normal December standards, with no new titles from many children’s publishers. The eye of the storm, perhaps, between exceptionally busy autumn and spring...
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Issue No 5899
Friday, September 18 2020
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