Audio dominates the shortlists for this year’s prestigious FutureBook Awards, with seven podcasts, and seven audiobooks shortlisted along with the campaign for the launch of... Read more
Booksellers from WH Smith, Waterstones, Sam Read Books, Libreria and West End Lane Books are to join judging panels for The Costa Book Awards 2019.... Read more
W&N has won a five-way auction for The Performance by Australian writer Claire Thomas, which it describes as "the equivalent of a brilliant night at... Read more
PRH has sculpted a bust of Boris Johnson made from butter to promote Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2020 Annual.
Two Roads has lit up Glasgow and Edinburgh with images of Billy Connolly to mark the launch of Tall Tales and Wee Stories.... Read more
Previous winner Sharon Olds is up against debut poets Anthony Anaxagorou and Jay Bernard on the 10-strong shortlist for the 2019 T S Eliot Prize.... Read more
Even as the British government and the European Union wrangle on a withdrawal agreement, UK publishers have begun warning staff of the dire consequences of... Read more
Kirty Topiwala, Hodder’s new head of non-fiction, has pre-empted a "revolutionary" book by Oxford psychologist Elaine Fox in a six-figure deal.
Bonnier Books UK is revving up for a “next level” immersive event to promote Jenson Button’s second book, How to be an F1 Driver. ... Read more
Journalist and author Tim Marshall talks to us about the upcoming abridged and illustrated version of his bestselling book on geopolitics, Prisoners of Geography, which is aimed at... Read more
WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m.
Bloomsbury Children’s has made three acquisitions centred around diversity which will "up-end the content stereotypes of series for young readers".
HarperCollins has struck a new two-book deal with Dawn O'Porter.
Netflix has announced three new screen literary adaptations, including one rework based on Elif Shafak’s The Forty Rules of Love (Penguin), as its vice-president for... Read more
Octopus imprint Gaia has acquired Yes Ve-gan! by journalist Selene Nelson, who made international headlines when her email exchange with magazine editor William Sitwell on veganism... Read more
Issue No 5859
Friday, October 11 2019
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