Publishers and agents say the decision against holding a physical London Book Fair (LBF) this year is disappointing but the "only possible solution" for the event in 2021... Read more
Ken Follett has revealed his new novel Never is a thriller set in the modern day, featuring a female US President and a global crisis that threatens to lead to World War Three. Read more
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) executive publisher Anne McNeil is to retire after 20 years at Hodder Children's Books, and nearly four decades in publishing... Read more
Picador has signed Briefly, A Delicious Life, a “richly witty and enormously moving” new novel from Nell Stevens.
Penguin Random House US has restructured its international sales team with a string of promotions and two departures.
The Bodley Head has acquired a “definitive” biography of diplomat, humanitarian and Irish nationalist Roger Casement by Roland Philipps.
Faber is to publish Las Primas (The Cousins) by Argentinian author Aurora Venturini, after securing the title at auction.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Firmament by YouTube scientist and science communicator Simon Clark.
Bloomsbury is to publish Devotion by Kevin Jared Hosein, after securing the title at auction for a "major" sum. ... Read more
Jared Shurin Marketing strategist
With the potential for a safe, healthy return to normalcy on the horizon, vaccine uptake has been in the spotlight. For some, there’s a genuine... Read more
Niall Mansfield Managing director at UIT Cambridge/Green Books
Emma Corfield-Walters Owner of Book-ish
Alex Pheby warns his readers, at the start of Mordew , about the “many unusual things” they are set to find within the forthcoming 600-odd... Read more
Foreign travel is still a distant dream when I speak to Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet on the anniversary of the first national lockdown, making... Read more
Candice Carty-Williams’ début novel Queenie took the literary world by storm in 2019. Rightly described as a “phenomenon”, the Sunday Times bestseller won Book of... Read more
Entering a stadium among a sea of equally boisterous and kitted-out fans, kicking around a weather-worn ball in the park, impressing friends with yet another... Read more
When is the right time to tell a story? In compiling these previews, I think about this question often, and not just when a twenty-something celebrity releases an autobiography. I find it astonishing...
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Issue No 5925
Friday, April 16 2021
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