This year’s Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize shortlist has been announced, with an all-female list of writers.
Capital Crime festival will host the inaugural New Voices Awards to champion the next generation of talent in the crime and thriller community next month. ... Read more
Robert MacFarlane has triumphed at the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize with eighth book Underland.
Sky Arts will broadcast two new documentaries on E M Forster and Rudyard Kipling this autumn.
Barack Obama has revealed his summer reading list, including titles from Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead, Ted Chiang and Hilary Mantel.
Gollancz Festival is teaming up with Foyles for its fifth anniversary event in October, featuring headliner Garth Nix.
Sixteen titles have made the longlist for the 2019 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award with the issue of how to... Read more
Heady Mix, a book subscription service focusing on under-represented authors and protagonists, has launched.
Bonnier imprint Zaffre Books has revealed plans for an “unmissable” campaign promoting the new Wilbur Smith novel, Ghost Fire, using cinema-style visuals to draw in new readers.... Read more
The Booker Prize has remained tightlipped over speculation that Lee Child will join the judging panel for the 2020 prize.
Penguin Books UK is publishing all four of J D Salinger’s works as e-books for the first time, as part of celebrations marking the centenary... Read more
The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) has created a new category for its Dagger awards, Best Crime and Mystery Publisher of the Year.
Pioneering publisher Margaret Busby has paid tribute to "quietly fearless" literary great Toni Morrison, who has died at the age of 88.
Nick Hern Books will publish a new edition of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s play "Fleabag"—the inspiration for the TV series of the same name—to coincide with the show’s upcoming West End run.... Read more
The First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will headline a free talk about finding and publishing diverse voices at the Edinburgh Book Festival’s Northern Lights... Read more
Issue No 5853
Friday, August 16 2019
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