Dan Brown’s Origin (Corgi) has shot straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 38,735 copies for £151,251. Read more
Only 4% of the children’s books published in the UK last year featured a BAME character, according to new figures from a study into ethnic representation in children’s literature. Read more
Pan Macmillan is to publish the "definitive account" of the events that led to the poisoning of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter... Read more
Atlantic imprint Allen & Unwin is to publish cultural critic and author Roxane Gay's "valuable and timely" anthology on rape culture.
"Lifestyle influencer" Patricia Bright is writing a book about career flexibility, freelancing and financial freedom for HQ.
Beanie Feldstein, Paddy Considine and Alfie Allen have joined the cast of the adaptation of Caitlin Moran’s semi-autobiographical novel How To Build A Girl.... Read more
Watkins Media is launching a campaign for independent bookshops for its upcoming title Foraging With Kids by Adele Nozedar.
Emanuela Anechoum, formerly rights manager at Blake Friedman, is joining Europa Editions UK and US in the position of international rights manager.
Faber is to publish Little Boy by publisher, poet and author of A Coney Island of the Mind, Lawrence Ferlinghetti.... Read more
Campaigner at Libraries
Publishers need to speak up and champion reading in the face of the erosion of the book stock in England’s public libraries, says Tim Coates.... Read more
Despite the ongoing summer heat there is a distinct chill in the air as far as this month’s previews go, with more than its fair share of gothic titles.
Associate editor at FutureBook
Into It began as an essay Amelia Perrin posted on her personal blog about a painful breakup. The essay went viral, propelled by the support of the likes... Read more
Issue No 5788
Friday, July 13 2018
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