Jonathan Cape publisher Robin Robertson has taken the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for his "convention-defying novel in verse" The Long Take... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s has signed a new four-book deal with picture book creator Rob Biddulph. 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. Read more
A book about optical illusions has beaten off competition from titles about space and dinosaurs to win this year’s £10,000 Royal Society’s Young People’s Book... Read more
A third of Essex's libraries could close within the next five years, according to a report released by the county's council.
The Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA) has announced a raft of inclusivity initiatives, including the launch of 10 new bursaries aimed at supporting a more diverse... Read more
"Toxic" has been revealed as Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year.
Quercus has announced that the next title in the late Stieg Larsson's Millennium series by David Lagercrantz will be The Girl Who Lived Twice.... Read more
Spoken-word event producer Fane Productions has unveiled plans for a series of festivals, the first of which, the inaugural Words Weekend, will take place at Sage Gateshead next... Read more
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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