Gail Honeyman’s bestselling debut Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (HarperCollins) has scooped the Books Are My Bag Readers' Choice Award... Read more
Pearson has agreed the sale of its FT freehold and corporate headquarters at One Southwark Bridge to M&G Real Estate for £115m. Read more
David Walliams and Tony Ross’ The Ice Monster has skated into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 111,057 copies in its first three days on sale. Read more
The 2019 Women’s Prize’s judging panel has been unveiled, featuring author and historian Kate Williams, writer Dolly Alderton, and Unbound’s Arifa Akbar among others.... Read more
Harvard professor Serhii Plokhy has won this year’s £30,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction for his account of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
Kamila Shamsie, Mohsin Hamid and Neel Mukherjee have all been shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018 worth $25,000 (£19,200).
Jonathan Cape publisher Robin Robertson has taken the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for his "convention-defying novel in verse" The Long Take (Pan Macmillan).... Read more
Independent children’s publisher Imagine That is setting up an office in North America.
Michael O’Mara will next year publish a memoir by Malcolm Alexander, the only doctor on the Orkney island of Eday.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones reacts to the shock revelation that W H Smith attempted to buy US bookselling giant Barnes & Noble last year.
There’s plenty to admire in the publication line-up for February, with a range of expertly skilled writers’ new titles coming out in a number of different genres.
Associate editor at FutureBook
This new London-based production company aims to "free audio from the studio" using immersive technology and on-location recording.
Issue No 5819
Friday, November 9 2018
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