Pan Macmillan has bought audio rights to 11 books from bestselling author Peter James, in a move to consolidate his audio publishing within the publisher.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has said it "entirely respects" actor Sir Ian McKellen's decision not to go ahead with publishing his memoirs.
Two former publishing professionals have teamed up to launch a new literary festival at Chiddingstone Castle, which will host authors including Blue Peter presenter-turned-writer Janet Ellis in its first year.... Read more
Mark Rusher, group marketing director at Orion, has left the company after 15 years.
The final events of the London Book & Screen Week have been announced, including a conversation between author Howard Jacobson and theatre actor Henry Goodman.... Read more
Lee Child has claimed his 14th number one as Make Me (Bantam), the 20th Jack Reacher novel, swiped the top spot from Joe Wicks’ Lean... Read more
Publisher Severn House has responded to the revelation from J K Rowling that the company's Creme de la Crime imprint rejected her Robert Galbraith novel... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton literary imprint Sceptre will mark its 30th anniversary this year with a series of events and promotions, branded with a motto that... Read more
James Patterson is to target new avenues for selling books with a series of shorter, cheaper novels he is calling BookShots, the New York Times... Read more
John Blake Publishing is to republish Paul Daniels’ autobiography, retitled My Magic Life, as a “tribute to one of Britain’s greatest primetime entertainers”.... Read more
A biography of a musical hall act has beaten an academic treatise on the human posterior in the closest race ever for The Bookseller’s Diagram... Read more
Little, Brown Book Group and English PEN are holding a special vigil for imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi, building on the efforts of his wife who today... Read more
Cathy Rentzenbrink and Stephen Silberman are among six shortlisted authors for the £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize, awarded annually to the best new work of fiction or... Read more
Alex Andreou has won the inaugural Jane Grigson Trust Award for The Magic Bayleaf (Chatto & Windus).
Pan Macmillan and Waterstones will hope to retain their Publisher and Book Retailer of the Year crowns respectively, having been shortlisted once again in those... Read more
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Issue No 5886
Friday, May 29 2020
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