The first trailer has been released for the BBC and Hulu’s adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People (Faber).
The Manchester Writing Competition has revealed its poetry and fiction finalists featuring novelist Katie Hale as well as Momtaza Mehri, the former Young People’s Laureate for London,... Read more
Wolf Hall (HarperCollins), Hilary Mantel’s first book in the Thomas Cromwell trilogy, has won the public poll run by the Walter Scott Prize to find the UK’s favourite... Read more
Collins has bought the A-Z list and rights to publish its mapping brand, taking the range “into the twenties and beyond”.
A celebration of Sonny Mehta’s life in books will be held in London on Monday 9th March.
Transworld has launched a volunteer award to honour the memory of Sophie Christopher, who died aged 28 last year.
HarperCollins UK has announced Charlotte Veaney as its new group production director, taking over from Mike Levaggi who is moving to a new role.... Read more
Anna Dempsey, Kerry Hood and Iain Rowan have been nominated for the Costa Short Story Award 2019.
Hilary Mantel will appear at a Manchester Literature Festival event in April as part of her publicity campaign for The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate).... Read more
Bonnier Books UK has signed a deal with Garth Nix for a new novel in the Old Kingdom series and his backlist, marking the first... Read more
Submissions for the 2020 Booker Prize open today (15th January).
Former Sphere commissioning editor Viola Hayden has joined Curtis Brown’s book department as an associate agent in Jonny Geller’s office.
Margaret Atwood and the late Judith Kerr have both made The Bookseller's year-end Author Top 50 for the second time.
Radical publisher Verso Books is launching its own fiction imprint this September, promising a string of "politically astute" novels.
The relentlessly popular Julia Donaldson posted TCM sales of £10m-plus for the 10th consecutive year in 2019, despite failing to overtake David Walliams as the... Read more
Issue No 5869
Friday, January 17 2020
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