Andy Ventris is acutely aware that there were some rumblings across the trade after his appointment as London Book Fair director last autumn. Read more
Bloomsbury staff must be vaccinated before office return. Read more
Hilary Mantel has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction with The Mirror & the Light (Fourth Estate), 11 years after Wolf Hall won the inaugural award. Read more
This year's digital Bologna Children's Book Fair saw a 55% increase in page views compared to the previous year's edition.
Quercus has pre-empted a standalone thriller by journalist and author Victoria Selman with a “significant” six-figure offer.
Teresa Lim’s multi-generational memoir about a long-buried family tragedy set against the Second World War in Singapore has gone to Penguin Michael Joseph. ... Read more
Hachette and its authors, incuding Juno Dawson, Brit Bennett and Libby Page, are championing indie booksellers in a social media campaign to support Independent Bookshop Week.... Read more
Viking has signed a "fascinating" book from Chicago professor Howard Nusbaum, looking at what wisdom is and how we can be wiser. ... Read more
The Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society (ALCS) has collected a record amount of £40m in one year for creators from across the world. ... Read more
Deputy Editor at The Bookseller
Another week, another shifting of goalposts.
Lynn Michell Founder and director of Linen Press
Louise Walters Author and publisher
David Annand Author
"She is literally my favourite person in the whole of children’s publishing.” Dapo Adeola is talking about Malorie Blackman, his co-creator on new picture book... Read more
From time spent homeless as a teen to being a sage to showbiz names, Melanie Blake has spun her colourful career tales into a pair... Read more
"As a Black British man I believe it is vital that I tell this story. It may be just a single account from one person... Read more
Alice Oseman is the author of four contemporary YA novels with HarperCollins Children’s, including Solitaire, which was published when she was 19, and Loveless, which... Read more
Booksellers, brace yourselves. I’ve written at length about the increase in new titles over the past two years, but September is far and away my biggest preview ever. It is slightly inflated by a...
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Issue No 5934
Friday, June 18 2021
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