Bloomsbury will publish the memoir of actor, campaigner and Labour peer Michael Cashman, One of Them.
Bart van Es' The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) and Tara Westover's Educated (Hutchinson) have been shortlisted for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize.... Read more
Authors including Sharlene Teo (Ponti, Picador), Sayaka Murata (Convenience Store Woman, Granta) and Levison Wood (Arabia, Hodder) have been shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing... Read more
Granta Books will publish “a powerful antidote to our atomised world” from author and academic Will Buckingham, Hello Stranger.
Independent publisher Joe Pearson of Design for Today who lost £100,000 worth of stock in the Croydon warehouse fire has been “astonished” by an online... Read more
An "exposé" of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn from investigative biographer Tom Bower, Dangerous Hero: Corbyn's Ruthless Plot for Power, will be published by William... Read more
W F Howes has signed BAFTA-winning actor Will Poulter to voice The Wall, a new novel by John Lanchester.
Irish novelist Sally Rooney, 27, has become the youngest author ever to win the Costa Novel Award, triumphing for her second novel Normal People (Faber), a coming-of-age... Read more
Adam Kay’s bestselling junior doctor’s memoir This is Going to Hurt (Picador) has been named The Specsavers Book of the Year.... Read more
Icon Books will publish “the little-known story” of Mossad’s top secret operation to smuggle Ethiopian Jews to Israel from behind enemy lines, Red Sea Spies,... Read more
Actress and campaigner Emma Watson has selected an anthology dispelling myths about Muslim women, The Things I Would Tell You (Saqi Books), as the next... Read more
A debut non-fiction book from Irish scientist Olive Heffernan about the ‘Blue Gold Rush’, The New Pirates of the High Seas, has sparked a bidding... Read more
Clare Mackintosh, A J Pearce and Elizabeth Noble have made the pick for the WHSmith Richard and Judy winter book club.... Read more
Zadie Smith is releasing her very first story collection with Hamish Hamilton next autumn: Grand Union.
Author Francesca Simon and British composer Gavin Higgins are to debut their opera The Monstrous Child at The Royal Opera House’s Linbury Theatre in February. ... Read more
Issue No 5826
Friday, January 11 2019
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