Ex-District Attorney Linda Fairstein’s US agent ICM has reportedly cut ties with her following the fall-out from the Netflix show about the wrongful prosecution of... Read more
American author Emily Ruskovich has won the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award for her debut novel Idaho (Chatto & Windus).
Max Porter, Dominic Sandbrook, Tessa Hadley, Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené are among the guest curators for the Times and the Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival’s 70th anniversary celebrations.... Read more
Terry Pratchett’s 28th Discworld novel, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents (Doubleday), is being adapted into the first animated feature film of the author's... Read more
The British Society for the History of Science has unveiled the shortlist for the Hughes Prize, with William Collins netting three nominations.
A court judgment in a long-running libel case is a victory for free speech and offers vital protection to non-fiction publishers concerned about defamation claims,... Read more
This year’s £40,000 Wolfson History Prize has been won by Mary Fulbrook for her “masterly” book Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice (Oxford... Read more
Arts University Bournemouth graduate Jake Alexander has won this year's Macmillan Prize for Illustration for his picture book examining systemic racism.
Authors Dorothy Koomson and Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt will judge the £25,000 Royal Society Book Prize alongside Dr Shukry James Habib, Stephen McGann and Gwyneth... Read more
Mariella Frostrup will join the judging panel for Amazon’s £20,000 Kindle Storytelling Award, as the prize returns for its third year.
The longlists for the Polari Prize and the Polari First Book Prize have been revealed, with stories about trans lives and gender identities featuring heavily... Read more
Faber will publish comedian Stewart Lee’s next book, March of the Lemmings, based on his newspaper columns providing “the scathing, riotous record the Brexit era deserves”.... Read more
Penguin Random House UK chief executive Tom Weldon paid tribute to Transworld publicity manager Sophie Christopher, days after news of the 28-year-old’s death left the... Read more
Poet and teacher Kate Clanchy and the best-selling author Victoria Hislop will join Andrew Holgate to judge the Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the... Read more
Monika Radojevic and Hafsa Zayyan triumphed at the inaugural #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize, following more than 1,200 entries.
Issue No 5846
Friday, June 14 2019
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