Debut collections by poets Zaffar Kunial, Fiona Moore, Phoebe Power, RIchard Scott and Hannah Sullivan all feature on the shortlist for this year's T S Eliot... Read more
Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish writer to win the Man Booker Prize with her novel Milkman (Faber & Faber), a book about the sexual harassment of... Read more
Sales of the Man Booker Prize titles dropped at the longlist stage have signfiicantly outsold its shortlist, according to Nielsen Bookscan, with Belinda Bauer's Snap... Read more
American author Jesse Ball is the winner of the £5,000 Gordon Burn Prize 2018 with his novel Census (Granta Books). ... Read more
The creation of the Women’s Prize for Fiction made it “embarrassing” for other prizes to have all-male shortlists, Golden Booker judge Kamila Shamsie has said, at ... Read more
Newham Bookshop is being forced from its east London premises after 40 years in business.
Century has acquired the memoir of American actor and rapper Will Smith.
Georgia Fancett from Bath has picked up a £20,000 publishing contract with Century for her "hard-hitting" police procedural The Fifth Girl.... Read more
Philip Pullman, Kamila Shamsie, Carol Ann Duffy, and Tara Westover are some of the authors whose books have been shortlisted by bookshops for 2018's Books Are My... Read more
Swede Jonas Jonasson reflects on why his centenarian adventures have been such prolific bestsellers across the globe.
Trinidadian writer Ingrid Persaud has won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award for her tale about a man reunited with his absent father through... Read more
Inventing Ourselves (Doubleday) has won the £25,000 2018 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize, making its author Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore the fourth consecutive woman to scoop the... Read more
Books spanning history, popular science and memoir are in contention for the £30,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, with themes of shortlisted books ranging from... Read more
Hachette's Gender Balance Network is putting on a performance at the publisher's offices today to address the issue of the gender pay gap in an... Read more
After more than 20 years with Ebury, Jake Lingwood, the division's deputy managing director and publisher, is stepping down and leaving the company.
Issue No 5817
Friday, October 19 2018
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