Books from Fitzcarraldo Editions, Tilted Axis Press and Peirene Press have been shortlisted for the €20,000 EBRD Literature Prize.
Indie publishers say they are fearful of a no deal Brexit, with one warning it could relocate to Canada, as HMRC sent out letters this week... Read more
Circulation at the London Review of Books has gone up by 2.5% in the past year thanks to an increase in paid subscribers, the magazine... Read more
Writer and Everyday Sexism Project founder Laura Bates talks to Caroline Carpenter about her first YA novel, The Burning.
Radical publisher Verso Books is launching its own fiction imprint this September, promising a string of "politically astute" novels.
Bookouture’s Abigail Fenton has joined HQ as head of digital.
Andrea Levy, writer of bestselling Windrush generation novel Small Island (Headline), has died from cancer at the age of 62, with the publishing community paying tribute... Read more
Harvill Secker has triumphed in a seven-way auction to buy debut novel, Braised Pork, and one other book from 26-year-old writer An Yu for six figures.... Read more
Allen Lane will publish a “lyrical” history of the world by palaeontologist Thomas Halliday.
HQ has acquired a ghostly historical debut, Greyswick, and one other novel written by Anita Frank.
Phaidon will publish a celebration of interior design in May, following in the footsteps of its landmark art and fashion books.
V V James’ fantasy novel Sanctuary (Gollancz) will be adapted by Entertainment 360, the television studio responsible for “Game of Thrones".... Read more
A graphic novel has won an award for the first time at the Society of Authors’ Translation Prize ceremony.
The National Literacy Trust has donated its 100,000th free book to children in celebration of International Book Giving Day.
Transworld have acquired debut novel The Perfect Dress by V&A researcher Louisa Leaman, billed as “a warm, romantic read” about a wedding dress shop owner and her... Read more
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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