Shepherd James Rebanks is on the six-strong shortlist for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize.
Transworld and W H Smith Travel have been crowned as two of the biggest winners at The British Book Industry Awards 2016.
Harvill Secker is publishing a new novel by Man Booker and Nobel Prize-winner J M Coetzee in September.
Lisa McInerney's tale of murder and misfits in post-crash Ireland The Glorious Heresies (John Murray), already shortlisted for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction,... Read more
Broadcaster James Naughtie and historian Stella Tillyard will join literary editor Andrew Holgate on the judging panel for The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young... Read more
Pan Macmillan has scored a hat-trick this week by taking three number one positions across fiction and non-fiction in the Nielsen BookScan bestseller charts.... Read more
Author Neil Gaiman will do a rare public event in London to celebrate his new non-fiction collection, The View from the Cheap Seats (Headline), together... Read more
Simon & Schuster (S&S) has reported flat global sales in its first quarter of 2016 at $145m, matching those from 2015.... Read more
Teach Yourself, an imprint of John Murray Learning specialising in self-instruction, is collaborating with a high-profile language blogger to create a "groundbreaking" new series called Language... Read more
Pearson has been forced to defend its business strategy at its a.g.m, with shareholders voicing their anger over the decline in the company's share price.... Read more
Independent publisher Red Button Publishing has announced it will cease operations from June 2016.
Author Jessie Burton has named a setting in her new novel The Muse after Waterstones bookseller Leilah Skelton (pictured) as a thank you for a... Read more
Pearson saw sales fall 4% in the first quarter of 2016, but has maintained trading is "in line with expectations".
Janetta Otter-Barry, the founder of independent publisher Otter-Barry Books, is hoping to publish new voices in children’s poetry with her new list.
Polestar, the UK’s largest independent printing company and a specialist producer of academic books and journals, is going into administration, putting 1,400 jobs at risk.... Read more
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Friday, May 29 2020
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