Douglas Stuart has won Book of the Year at the British Book Awards, triumphing with his “truly exceptional” début novel, Shuggie Bain (Picador) Read more
Librarians fighting the “exorbitant” pricing and licensing of academic e-books claim others are afraid of speaking out about the subject. Read more
Walker Books is to publish a third picture book by Maggie O'Farrell, illustrated by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini... Read more
Vicki Watson will be joining HarperCollins's publishing division HQ on 7th June in the newly created role of deputy marketing director, moving from her role as head... Read more
Picador has promoted Gillian Fitzgerald-Kelly to commissioning editor at the Pan Mac imprint.
Penguin Press has signed Covid by Numbers, a "vital" data-driven examination of the coronavirus pandemic by leading statisticians David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters. ... Read more
J D Kirk’s An Isolated Incident (Zertex Crime) soared into the Bookstat e-book number one for the first full week of May, heading a chart groaning with new entries.... Read more
The Independent Publishers Guild is collaborate with the Book Chain Project to improve industry-wide understanding of environmental impacts in the supply chain.
Kyle Books will publish presenter and cookery writer Clodagh McKenna’s speedy recipe collection, In Minutes.
Dr Sandra van Lente Guest lecturer at the Centre for British Studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Germany is as much a multicultural country as the UK – with these words, the tone was set for a day of exchange between British... Read more
Anmol Irfan Journalist and writer
Yasmine Shamma Lecturer in Literature at the University of Reading
Libby Hamilton Editorial director of picture books, Andersen Press.
Femi Fadugba’s time-travelling début has already been picked up by Netflix, which is adapting his book into a film starring recent Oscar winner Daniel Kaluuya Read more
Thirty-year-old Bronx-born Adam Silvera is one of the leading figures in Young Adult fiction, focusing as he does on gay-themed stories. His first book More... Read more
Six years after the release of For Holly, and after a period where she swore she would never write again, Tanya Byrne is publishing a... Read more
A contributing editor for British Vogue, Paris Lees made her name as the UKs first high-profile transgender woman to break into the mainstream when she was... Read more
You read it here first: August is the new September. The traditionally “quiet” summer month is full of big names across all genres ahead of what must surely be a bumper autumn. A busy month, but lots...
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Issue No 5928
Friday, May 7 2021
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