The founders of the Rebel Girls books have raised $218,937 to publish a new book, a "guided journal that helps girls train their rebel spirit and lead... Read more
Anna Burns scoops the 2018 Man Booker Prize, Osprey Publishing celebrates its 50th Anniversary and Michael Morpurgo visits the UK’s original poppy-making factory in this week's... Read more
Hachette Children's Group has bought a picture book on anxiety, The Worrysaurus, by Rachel Bright and illustrator Chris Chatterton.
HarperCollins' Avon imprint has acquired world all languages rights for a debut novel from journalist and author Laura Jane Williams.
Salt will next year publish Your Fault, about one boy’s childhood from first memory to first love, by Andrew Cowan.
HarperCollins has bought two more books from Northern Irish author Claire Allan.
Mitchell Beazley has acquired Chetna’s Healthy Indian, the third book from Chetna Makan, one of the Great British Bake Off 2014 semi-finalists.... Read more
Canongate c.e.o. Jamie Byng has bought a memoir of a former publisher in the US whose life descended into "drug-fuelled chaos".
Romantic fiction writer Cathy Bramley has signed a six-figure three-book deal with Orion, moving from Transworld who published her first 10 novels.
Zanib Mian, who won the Little Rebels Award in 2018 with her book The Muslims, has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children’s Group (HCG).... Read more
Octopus imprint Mitchell Beazley has bought How to Feel the Fear and Eat it Anyway by Laura Dennison and Eve Simmons, founders of the website... Read more
Four independent bookshops - Drake The Bookshop in Stockton, Forum Books in Northumberland, Kenilworth Books in Warwickshire and The Mainstreet Trading Company’s Bookshop & Café... Read more
Independent publisher Dead Ink will publish Lee Rourke’s third novel, Glitch, about a dramatic drop in cabin pressure on a man’s flight home from America.... Read more
Amazon is opening a new 90,000 sq ft corporate office in Manchester next year, for 600 fresh employees, along with boosting its development centres in Edinburgh and Cambridge.... Read more
PRH US has combined two of its adult publishing divisions, Random House and Crown, under the leadership of Gina Centrello, president and publisher of Random... Read more
Issue No 5817
Friday, October 19 2018
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