The second title from Instagram influencer Sophie “Mrs Hinch” Hinchliffe, Mrs Hinch: The Activity Journal (Michael Joseph), swept straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one. Read more
Demand for Bernadine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other is high, says Waterstones, with PRH ordering a reprint of the Booker-winning title... Read more
The Booker Prize Foundation's literary director has defended the judging process following criticism from shortlisted author Lucy Ellmann’s publisher Galley Beggar... Read more
Cambridge University Press is launching a crowdfunding campaign with Unbound to see if the model can work in publishing an academic title Open Access.... Read more
Angela Chadwick and Andrew McMillan have won the 2019 Polari Prizes, celebrating work that explores the LGBT experience.
Children's novelist Michael Rosen has written an open letter calling for libraries to be made compulsory in schools, backed by ringfenced government money to support libraries and... Read more
Paisley will host its first ever book festival in February 2020, honouring the "brilliant political thinkers and creatives that have long been associated with the... Read more
Hera Books founders Keshini Naidoo and Lindsay Mooney, agent Diana Beaumont and Promising Young Women author Caroline O’Donoghue are some of the professionals who have made the shortlists for the Romantic... Read more
A new podcast exploring race and identity in literature with guests including Bernardine Evaristo, Sara Collins and Derek Owusu has been launched, sponsored by Idris... Read more
Chief magazine editor at Nature
Last month, news firms with a combined audience of more than a billion united to put climate change on the agenda. Here’s why...... Read more
The year gets off to a relatively quiet start this month, with around 15% fewer titles in my preview than January 2019. But don’t be fooled: over the past few years February has become an ever more...
Comment editor at The Bookseller
FutureBook is now a general publishing conference, does that mean publishers have got digital and innovation cracked?
Issue No 5859
Friday, October 11 2019
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