The first acquisition for Stormzy's new imprint #Merky Books is Taking Up Space by Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi: a book tackling issues around access to... Read more
A new £10,000 prize to encourage and celebrate the work of older writers is being launched by the family and friends of the late Sir... Read more
An "audacious" new novel from Ian McEwan, Machines Like Me, will be published by Jonathan Cape on 18th April next year.... Read more
Irish author John Boyne has scooped the £2,000 Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award for his “sweeping, poignant and comedic odyssey” of post-war Ireland, The Heart’s Invisible... Read more
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and author Cornelia Funke have collaborated on a new novel for adults inspired by del Toro’s 2006 film “Pan’s Labyrinth”,... Read more
Paul McCartney has written a picture book, inspired by his experiences as a grandfather, which will be published by Puffin in the UK and Random... Read more
Headline is publishing a TV tie-in of Andrea Levy’s The Long Song, set on a sugar plantation in Jamaica in the dying days of slavery,... Read more
Rachel Cusk has been shortlisted for the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for the third time in four years while Olivia Laing and Man Booker-shortlisted poet Robin... Read more
Three Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, Anne Applebaum, Ron Chernow and David I Kertzer, are vying for the Cundill History Prize, worth $75,000 (£57,000).
Hachette Books Ireland and the Headline Publishing Group are publishing the final novel from Irish writer Emma Hannigan, who passed away earlier this year after suffering from cancer.... Read more
Liam McIlvanney has won the McIlvanney Prize 2018 for The Quaker (HarperCollins).
London’s newly launched crime and thriller festival Capital Crime is preparing a new social outreach initiative to provide sixth form students with an insight into how they might... Read more
Former Biteback m.d. Iain Dale is hosting a new weekly books podcast with radio station LBC, where he hosts the evening show between Monday and... Read more
Headline is publishing a new exploration of the Windrush generation, Mother Country: a book comprising over 20 real-life stories, and including contributions from MP David Lammy, comedian Lenny... Read more
Yuval Noah Harari is addressing 300 schoolchildren this month on pressing issues facing their generation at a free event hosted by Russell Brand.
Issue No 5816
Friday, October 5 2018
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