Tributes have been paid to “inspiring” author and journalist Deborah Orr after she died of cancer at the age of 57. Read more
Fiona Benson has won the Forward Poetry Prize for best collection with Vertigo and Ghost (Cape Poetry). Read more
Audible has partnered with Uber to launch in-app short stories to help stressed passengers find a "literary escape" on their journey... Read more
Visitor numbers were up at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair with a slight rise of 1.% on trade visitor days and a 9.2% jump in... Read more
Viacom International Studios UK have optioned the Natalya Ivanova crime series, based on Motherland and Black Wolf, by G D Abson. ... Read more
Hatty Stiles has joined Amazon Publishing’s global rights team as senior rights manager.
Nearly 40 MPs have signed a letter calling for the Chancellor to remove VAT on e-books and audiobooks.
With the support of former children's laureate Sir Michael Morpurgo, Egmont is lobbying the Government to incorporate "statutory storytime" into the national curriculum.... Read more
PRH's Michael Joseph has bought debut novel A Kindness by Regan Rose, recently pre-empted within 24 hours of submission by Penguin in the US.... 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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