There have been mixed reactions from publishers and agents to Bertelsmann's acquisition of Simon & Schuster... Read more
Markus Dohle, chief executive of Penguin Random House, has said that he is confident the mega-deal announced with rival publisher Simon & Schuster will pass the regulatory hurdles in the US. Read more
PRH owner Bertelsmann is to buy Simon & Schuster from ViacomCBS for $2.2bn, it has been announced. Read more
Little, Brown's Sphere and Piatkus imprints are teaming up with digital marketing consultancy The Tandem Collective to launch a new writing prize that champions underrepresented... Read more
Graham Norton, Dara McAnulty and Donal Ryan were among the winning authors at the virtual An Post Irish Book Awards.
The debut novel from former Daunt Books bookseller Ben Hinshaw will be published by Viking in spring 2022.
Sphere will publish The Haunting Season, a "dazzling" collection of "haunted tales".
Trapeze has acquired The Close plus one other novel from Isabel Ashdown.
Kyle Books, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, will published Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi's The 30 Minute Diabetes Cookbook: Eat to Beat Diabetes with 100... Read more
Camilla Riccadonna Publishing graduate
The social media platform of the moment is TikTok, where generation Z is now spending an extraordinary amount of time. The app has become really popular... Read more
Anthony Kemp C.e.o. of Calibre Audio
Isabelle Kenyon Managing director of Fly on the Wall Press
Ingrid Cruz Journalist
For the past 12 years, Francis Spufford has walked to work at Goldsmiths College, part of the University of London, where he teaches creative writing... Read more
"Ideas from our parents form the backbone to our identities... they condition us in more powerful ways than lessons from any book or religion ever... Read more
The very first text Chris Mould illustrated as a student was George Orwell’s allegorical novel Animal Farm. The young Mould was given Orwell’s text at... Read more
"It comes from a place of grieving. I was mourning, I was in... Read more
One day I'm going to write about a nice, quiet month in children’s publishing. Reader, that month is not February 2021, which rivals the autumn for the sheer volume of new titles. Fiction, from young...
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Issue No 5908
Friday, November 20 2020
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