Former BBC Radio 4 Controller Mark Damazer has been announced as the new chair of the Booker Prize Foundation.
Costa Coffee has appointed Amanda Johnson as the new director of the Costa Book Awards, succeeding Bud McLintock, who stepped down from the role after... Read more
At Home with 4 Indies—the Facebook Live series spearheaded by four independent bookshops—is back with a new programme for June featuring authors shortlisted for The... Read more
Head of Zeus is launching Aries, a new action and adventure imprint, in August with books from Brad Taylor, Ethan Cross and Matthew Harffy.... Read more
Heather Morris has revealed the cover of her non-fiction debut Stories of Hope to fans on Facebook Live,
Penguin Classics is to launch a new series of world science fiction "to challenge stereotypes about the genre".
Noel "the Supervet" Fitzpatrick will publish the follow-up to his 2018 bestselling memoir through Orion imprint Trapeze.
England cricket hero Ben Stokes and boxer Tyson Fury are among the sports stars shortlisted for the Autobiography of the Year prize in the Telegraph... Read more
Little Toller has reprinted Dara McAnulty's Diary of a Young Naturalist ahead of its publication date this week, following widespread media interest.... Read more
Author Michael Rosen has been moved out of intensive care, his family has reported. The children’s writer has spent 47 days in hospital after exhibiting symptoms... Read more
Little Tiger is to publish a picture book celebrating the work of key workers, to raise money for the NHS during Independent Bookshop week.... Read more
The Society of Young Publishers London branch is reopening its mentorship scheme for 2020, with a host of professionals from across the trade ready to... Read more
Anne Applebaum, Lyse Doucet, Eliga Gould and Sujit Sivasundaram are joining The Silk Roads author Peter Frankopan as judges for the $75,000 Cundill History Prize.... Read more
Bloomsbury is set to publish Breadsong: How Bread Changed Our Lives by Alex and Kitty Tait, after winning a three-way auction following a limited submission.... Read more
BBC Books, part of Ebury Publishing, has launched an expanded partnership with BBC Radio, giving it exclusive first option on books accompanying series and Sounds... Read more
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Issue No 5886
Friday, May 29 2020
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