Finding Freedom (HQ), the new book about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, has hit number one on Amazon based on pre-orders alone following a weekend of... Read more
More than 150 staff at DK took part in the publisher’s annual charity walk this year, raising money for The Black Curriculum, a social enterprise founded to address the... Read more
The competition has drastically increased for the autumn bookselling season's first big release date, with over 150 extra titles piling into the 3rd September slot.... Read more
Alice Oswald, Gillian Clarke, Karen McCarthy Woolf and Pascale Petit are among the poets longlisted for the inaugural Laurel Prize.
Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival will be hosting several physical events alongside a digital offering in September, with appearances from Hilary Mantel and James Naughtie.... Read more
Simon & Schuster is to publish two novels by Milly Johnson, as the author renews ties with her long-term publisher.
Canongate is to publish a new translation of Russian writer Yevgeny Zamyatin's dystopian novel We, first published in 1924, with an introduction by Margaret Atwood. ... Read more
Adrian McKinty has won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Prize for The Chain (Orion), part of a “life changing” turnaround after he gave... Read more
Sir Elton John's ex-wife is claiming £3m in damages, saying he broke the terms of their divorce deal by writing about their marriage in bestselling... Read more
Nosy Crow is to release a new print edition of Coronavirus: A Book for Children About Covid-19, following high demand for the digital version. ... Read more
Sheffield-based indie Vertebrate is launching a “revolutionary” series of guides to some of the most iconic long-distance trails in Europe.
Puffin has revealed it has chosen Adam Larkum to be the illustrator of Captain Tom’s forthcoming picture book for young readers.... Read more
Wimbledon BookFest is running a live, physical event in September, featuring a keynote speech from Matthew Syed.
The Festival for Working Class Writers is being launched in Bristol next year, hoping to shine a spotlight on authors who organiser Natasha Carthew says are... Read more
The Women’s Prize for Fiction is launching a crowdfunding campaign with publisher Unbound, in honour of its 25th anniversary, to create The Women’s Prize for Fiction Journal: Celebrating 25... Read more
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Issue No 5894
Friday, July 24 2020
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