Egmont Publishing UK has teamed up with its Australian counterpart, Hardie Grant Egmont, to acquire a middle-grade novel by US authors Holly Goldberg Sloan and... Read more
Emma Paterson, literary agent at Rogers, Coleridge & White and a Bookseller Rising Star in 2018, is joining Aitken Alexander as an agent in October.... Read more
Barack Obama has revealed that Tara Westover’s Educated, Michael Ondaatje's Warlight and An American Marriage by Tayari Jones are among his favourite summer reads of... Read more
Waterstones has today unveiled a new, “more generous” loyalty card, the Waterstones Plus, which has been developed in-house by the chain’s booksellers.
Craig Brown, who wrote a biography of HRH Princess Margaret, and short story writer Eley Williams are the winners of this year’s James Tait Black... Read more
Philip Blackwell, founder of the Ultimate Library company, is recruiting a bookseller to work in a remote bookshop in the Maldives.
Children’s independents say they are seeing growth in the market, particularly in non-fiction and middle grade.
Peter Usborne and his daughter and deputy m.d., Nicola Usborne, are speaking at this year’s The Bookseller Children’s Conference on 24th August.... Read more
For the first time, UK publishers will form the biggest international contingent at the Beijing International Book Fair this year, overtaking Japan and South Korea,... Read more
Created two years ago to showcase the output of northern indie presses to the international market, and to promote regional diversity, the Northern Fiction Alliance... Read more
John Murray has acquired a business history of the rise of Premier League football by Wall Street Journal writers Joshua Robinson and Jonathan Clegg.... Read more
Gollancz has acquired Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean, a debut YA fantasy set in a world inspired by ancient Japan, in which women... Read more
John Murray Press has signed a part memoir, part advice manual from comedian Jo Brand to publish this October.
Ebury Publishing imprint Virgin Books is releasing the first memoir of British fashion designer Tan France, resident style expert on the hit Netflix re-boot “Queer... Read more
Sphere is publishing the first book of London rescue cat Curious Zelda, whose startled look has attracted a following of more than 80,000 on Twitter.... Read more
Issue No 5811
Friday, August 17 2018
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