Publisher Margaret Busby and Faber executive chair Stephen Page are among some of the publishing names recognised in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours list. ... Read more
Bestselling Irish author Lucinda Riley, best known for the Seven Sisters series, has died after battling cancer for four years.
Mirror Books will publish a guide to reducing your carbon footprint from ITV meteorologist and climate change expert Laura Tobin.
The Black Spring Group has signed a novel 17 years in the making by Douglas Anthony Cooper, a Canadian living in Rome and author of Amnesia (Hyperion).... Read more
Books2Door, an online bookseller specialising in children's literature, has donated 1,000 books for the rebuild of Gaza’s largest bookshop, which was recently destroyed in an airstrike.... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK has landed a "significant and superb" memoir by Hillary Clinton's longterm aide Huma Abedin.
W H Allen will publish an “urgent” memoir and manifesto by Nobel Peace Prize nominee Maria Ressa, with a foreword from Amal Clooney. ... Read more
Bluebird has signed a “kind, encouraging and stimulating” guide to life writing from Cathy Rentzenbrink, featuring advice from authors including Dolly Alderton, Elizabeth Day and... Read more
Mary Berry’s next book, Love to Cook, will be published by BBC Books in October to accompany her upcoming TV series.... Read more
Headline Publishing Group has acquired Whistle Blower: My Autobiography by Mark Clattenburg, one of the "most highly rated, recognisable and controversial football referees of recent... Read more
HarperNonFiction has signed a parody of Charlie Mackesy's bestseller The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (Ebury) by author and illustrator Paul Magrs. ... Read more
Crime writer Kia Abdullah has teamed up with an indie bookshop to donate profits from all pre-orders placed through her website to food bank charity... Read more
OverDrive, a digital reading platform for libraries and schools, has announced that it is acquiring Kanopy, a popular video streaming service for public and academic libraries. Terms... Read more
Wiley saw its revenues rise 6% in the 2021 fiscal year, boosted by a fourth quarter sales surge of 13%.
Brazen, the newest imprint of the Octopus Publishing Group, led by editorial director Romilly Morgan, has pre-empted a "wickedly funny" memoir by doctor and comedian... Read more
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Friday, June 11 2021
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