Hazel V Carby has won the British Academy’s £25,000 non-fiction book prize, the 8th Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding. Read more
A consumer survey conducted by the Booksellers Association has found strong public support for shopping locally in the run-up to Christmas. Read more
Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Viking) has bounced back into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot... Read more
Canongate is to publish illustrated children's book The Biggest Footprint by brothers Rob and Tom Sears next year.
Bloombury is to publish the first major work by 27-year-old economist Grace Blakeley, after winning a 10-way auction.
Orion Fiction has landed a new novel from Jane Bailey, a dark reading group mystery called Sorry Isn't Good Enough. ... Read more
Creative Scotland has partnered with the Society of Authors to distribute £600,000 in financial grants, in bursaries of up £2,000 each, among authors and other creative practitioners in the... Read more
Matthew McConaughey's Greenlights (Headline) soared straight to the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction chart, in its first week on sale.... Read more
Kishani Widyaratna, currently commissioning editor at Picador, is joining HarperCollins as editorial director for Fourth Estate.
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"In a world where fake news can travel scarily fast, factual books have such an important place.” Rashmi Sirdeshpande’s second children’s non-fiction book How to... Read more
Girl A, the novel that was the centre of a bidding frenzy on both sides of the Atlantic, looks set to catapult Abigail Dean into... Read more
"I've discovered that as a writer I don't like being in my comfort zone. I think it’s dangerous.” Tana French first made her name with... Read more
Ever wished that the giant-killers in fairytales could be girls? Or that the princes were left back at the palace simpering, while their sisters rode... Read more
Happy New Year! Well, 2021 kicks off with jam-packed publishing schedules and a flurry of big débuts. Amari and the Night Brothers by B B Alston is my Book of the Month: one of the most exciting...
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Issue No 5903
Friday, October 23 2020
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