Transworld has signed two new novels by Welsh actress and "Gavin and Stacey" creator Ruth Jones... Read more
The Volunteer by former war reporter Jack Fairweather is the bookies' favourite to win the upcoming Costa Book of the Year award at odds of 2/1 with William Hill... Read more
Waterstones chief operating officer Kate Skipper (pictured) has announced a string of operational changes with former bookseller Luke Taylor appointed as retail director. Read more
The longlist for the 2020 Branford Boase award has been revealed, featuring literary agent and author Sam Copeland’s Charlie Changes into a Chicken (Puffin), YA writer Holly Jackson’s... Read more
Irish novelist Edna O'Brein, poet Afra Atiq and Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell will headline London Book Fair's 2020 Author of the Day programme. ... Read more
Bethan Moore is joining HarperCollins as head of international sales for Fourth Estate and William Collins after nine years at Penguin Random House.... Read more
Alison Ruane is leaving HarperCollins after 15 years to join Macmillan Children’s Books as its new communications director.
Hodder & Stoughton is publishing a "brave" and "honest" account of living with depression, written by actor and "Loose Women" panellist Denise Welch.... Read more
The Portobello Bookshop in Edinburgh has triumphed as the inaugural winner of the National Book Tokens Newcomer of the Year award.
Editor at The Bookseller
Seven years ago, The Bookseller published an open letter from Sam Husain, then chief executive of Foyles, exhorting publishers to support bookshops with better terms.... Read more
My first preview of the new year sees us well into the busy spring period, with a satisfying mix of established names and new talent. Michelle Paver makes her eagerly awaited return with Viper’s...
Co-founder at Prolifiko
Whittling down the entrants to a shortlist of five start-ups to pitch at FutureBook Live proved a tough task—so much so that an additional firm made the cut this year.
Issue No 5870
Friday, January 24 2020
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