The marketing campaign for The Flower Girls by Alice Clark-Platts will be Raven Books’ largest to date.
American author Joyce Carol Oates has won the $10,000 Jerusalem Prize—Israel’s highest literary honour for foreign writers.
Simon Mason has been appointed chief executive officer at The Book People as William Wellesley steps down to become a non-executive director. ... Read more
HQ will publish Instagram star Lynsey Crombie's household cleaning guide.
Harvill Secker has acquired a new novel by A.D Miller, author of the Man Booker-shortlisted debut Snowdrops (Atlantic, 2011), called Independence Square.... Read more
Virago is publishing Eliot Among the Women by TS Eliot biographer Lyndall Gordon, a book exploring the impact of the women in Eliot's life on... Read more
Michael Joseph has struck a new two-book deal with Gillian McAllister, author of Everything but the Truth, Anything You Do Say and No Further Questions... Read more
Simon & Schuster have pre-empted Not Quite White, the debut by writer and musician Laila Woozeer.
Bill Bryson returns this year with a new book, to be published in October by Transworld in the UK.
Michael Joseph is publishing Newsnight broadcaster Emily Maitlis' first book—Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News.
Puffin, a division of Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s, has acquired the debut fiction trilogy by illustrator Jamie Littler in a six-figure deal.... Read more
BookGig, the publisher-agnostic website dedicated to book events, launched by HarperCollins in October 2016, has been acquired by The Bookseller.
Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Mary Oliver has died, aged 83, her literary executor has confirmed.
Headline’s PR team is going on tour with six of its debut authors to repeat the success of last year’s ‘New Voices Roadshow’.... Read more
David Fickling Books (DFB) has acquired world English rights to Furious Thing, a YA on the theme of women’s rage by Jenny Downham.... Read more
Issue No 5827
Friday, January 18 2019
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