It could be second time lucky for author Anne Enright as bookmakers William Hill have her as odds-on favourite to win the Bailey’s Women’s Prize... Read more
Non-executive chairman of The London Book Fair, David Roche - an industry stalwart of more than 25 years - is crowdfunding a debut book of poems through Unbound.... Read more
The BBC is making an hour-long documentary about the founding of Virago for BBC Four.
Inpress has insisted the Poetry Book Society is "very much alive" following the corporate entity's move into liquidation, and will be "powering up rather than... Read more
Bing Taylor, co-founder of mail-order book business The Good Book Guide, is working on his autobiography.
Broadcaster and journalist Mark Lawson has joined the judging panel for the 28th William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award, while co-founder of the... Read more
Jonathan Franzen’s Purity is to be made into a television show starring Daniel Craig.
One of Britain’s leading human rights campaigners and former director of political pressure group Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, has joined the judging panel for this year’s... Read more
Sky Sports pundit Guillem Balague, former women’s UFC champion Ronda Rousey and former president of Formula One’s governing body Max Mosley were among the winners... Read more
The Poetry Book Society (PBS) is winding down after more than 50 years supporting and encouraging the art of poetry and the sale of poetry books, with... Read more
Self-published author Adam Croft has been snapped up for a publishing deal by Amazon imprint Thomas & Mercer after releasing what he says is the... Read more
Marie Curie and WH Smith have partnered to launch their second Big Readcycle to help support people living with a terminal illness.
Retailers are plotting a range of spellbinding evenings across the UK ahead of the release of JK Rowling’s "eighth Harry Potter book”, the play script... Read more
Debut novels by four independent presses have made it onto the Betty Trask Prize shortlist, including two by Bloomsbury.
Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Martina Cole and Mark Billingham are among the stellar names lined up for the fifth Bloody Scotland festival in Stirling.... Read more
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Issue No 5886
Friday, May 29 2020
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