Ahead of the paperback publication of The Silent Patient, its author Alex Michaelides talks to us about the inspirations behind his bestselling debut novel. ... Read more
The merger of Simon & Schuster parent company CBS with US mass media conglomerate Viacom has been completed.
Major library systems company Ex Libris, owned by Michigan-based ProQuest, has signed an agreement to acquire competitor Innovative, in a move that significantly strengthens Ex... Read more
Roland Gulliver, associate director at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, is to step down from the post in February 2020, after 13 years with EIBF.... Read more
Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy.... Read more
Elliott & Thompson has scooped How to be Hopeful by writer, performer and activist Bernadette Russell.
Orion's non-fiction imprint Seven Dials is partnering with the National Railway Museum to publish The Big British Railway Puzzle Book, celebrating the history of the... Read more
Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London.
Tramp Press has bagged the “stunning” debut novel from Irish writer Niall Bourke.
Pavilion has bought a companion book to Mad About the House by Kate Watson-Smyth, the author behind the UK’s number one interiors blog.... Read more
Headline Home has acquired a "part memoir, part guide", Real Life Money, by the woman who posted anonymously about her journey out of debt as @myfrugalyear on... Read more
Irish press Little Island Books has sold North American rights to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for Meg Grehan’s The Deepest Breath.
Jane Bettany has won HQ and Gransnet's writing prize for unpublished women writers aged over 40.
Ebury fiction publishing director Gillian Green is departing after 12 years, as the dedicated fiction list on Ebury Press is wound down.
A new branch of Waterstones near Victoria station in London opened its doors yesterday.
Issue No 5866
Friday, December 6 2019
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