J K Rowling under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith has progressed to the shortlist of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.... Read more
Yellow Kite is publishing a series of mini books by Deliciously Ella this September
Hodder and Stoughton is publishing The Great British Bake Off: Children's Party Cakes & Bakes at the end of June.
Penguin this week launched a new range of "literally unique" book covers, with an accompanying interactive website, to celebrate an anniversary year of evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins’ ground-breaking books.... Read more
Headline Publishing Group is planning a "bumper year" for Neil Gaiman with eight titles publishing in 2016, plus a live broadcast event scheduled in London... Read more
Russian-born British journalist Arkady Ostrovsky has won the Orwell Prize for Books 2016 for The Invention of Russia (Atlantic Books).... Read more
The Publishers Green Network (PGN) will relaunch with a special keynote to be delivered by the c.e.o. of the World Wide Fund for Nature.... Read more
Award-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren is to narrate Beatrix Potter's century-old "lost" story, The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots (Frederick Warne & Co, Penguin Random House Children’s).... Read more
Book Aid International, a charity that supports literacy by increasing access to books, is returning to Sierra Leone.
Hannah Rothschild and Paul Murray have won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction – the first time in the prize’s history it has... Read more
Booksellers have been criticised for not featuring books by black, Asian and minority ethnic authors prominently enough in their stores.
Bestselling children’s author Philip Ardagh has penned an open letter to Simon Cowell recommending he enlist the services of a librarian in discovering good children’s... Read more
Simon Cowell has said he is keen to write a children’s book.
A book about the “exposure of greed and corruption in modern Russia” by Peter Pomerantsev has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize.
CBBC is putting on a two-day event in Birmingham this July to celebrate "awesome" authors in partnership with BBC Learning, Birmingham City Council and the Library of Birmingham.... Read more
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Issue No 5886
Friday, May 29 2020
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