The publishers of the three breakout stars of 2018—Gail Honeyman, Adam Kay and Heather Morris—make big inroads in the league table of publishers. Read more
Penguin Random House is exploring a potential editorial presence in Manchester, in collaboration with the Northern Fiction Alliance, The Bookseller understands. Read more
BookGig, the publisher-agnostic website dedicated to book events, launched by HarperCollins in October 2016, has been acquired by The Bookseller. Read more
The marketing campaign for The Flower Girls by Alice Clark-Platts will be Raven Books’ largest to date.
Simon Mason has been appointed chief executive officer at The Book People as William Wellesley steps down to become a non-executive director. ... Read more
Michael Joseph has struck a new two-book deal with Gillian McAllister, author of Everything but the Truth, Anything You Do Say and No Further Questions... Read more
Bill Bryson returns this year with a new book, to be published in October by Transworld in the UK.
Michael Joseph is publishing Newsnight broadcaster Emily Maitlis' first book—Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News.
Puffin, a division of Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s, has acquired the debut fiction trilogy by illustrator Jamie Littler in a six-figure deal.... Read more
Web editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones reviews publishers' sales performances in 2018.
For the children’s book world, March is all about World Book Day. The criticism of last year’s celebrity and brand-heavy £1 book selection has been addressed with aplomb by World Book Day, resulting...
Founder & publishing director at Jacaranda Books
As a privately-held, black, female, owned and operated small independent publishing company, Jacaranda is still something of a unique occurrence. When we founded it in 2012,... Read more
Issue No 5827
Friday, January 18 2019
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