David Wolfson has assumed the additional role of open market leader for both HarperCollins US and HarperCollins UK, giving him global responsibility for directing sales... Read more
Pan Macmillan is launching its first online Christmas TV advertising campaign with the message “there is no better gift to give than a book”.... Read more
Tributes have been paid to Scottish crime novelist William McIlvanney, who has died.
Independent publisher Book Ex Machina will release the fourth edition of its Matchbook Stories, featuring narratives by Ali Smith and Etgar Keret, in February.... Read more
Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James says there are "huge sections of the population who don’t read because no one is telling the stories that... Read more
Pan Macmillan has acquired Oprah Winfrey’s memoir The Life You Want, a book that uses her own story as the source of inspirational advice.... Read more
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (Doubleday) has been named as the WH Smith ‘Book of the Year’.
London-based digital start-up Lost My Name has said worldwide sales of its personalised picture book have reached 1m copies.
The creative industries are tackling illegal downloading through a government-backed, multi-million pound education and TV advertising campaign.
Hodder & Stoughton is strengthening its fiction department by appointing Curtis Brown's Emma Herdman and promoting two people.
Qiu Xialong’s Inspector Chen Series, published by Mulholland Books, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, has been turned into a "major" BBC Radio 4 drama.... Read more
Pearson has completed the sale of FT Group to Nikkei Inc for £844m in cash.
Public voting has opened for the 2015 Costa Short Story Award.
Jill Paton Walsh, who has recently been named as the Dorothy L. Sayers Society's new president, is publishing a fifth book in the Lord Peter Wimsey series with Hodder & Stoughton.... Read more
British publisher Lord George Weidenfeld is helping to fund 2,000 Christian Syrians fleeing ISIS to repay a personal debt.
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Friday, August 14 2020
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