The creation of the Women’s Prize for Fiction made it “embarrassing” for other prizes to have all-male shortlists, Golden Booker judge Kamila Shamsie has said, at ... Read more
Newham Bookshop is being forced from its east London premises after 40 years in business.
Century has acquired the memoir of American actor and rapper Will Smith.
Georgia Fancett from Bath has picked up a £20,000 publishing contract with Century for her "hard-hitting" police procedural The Fifth Girl.... Read more
Philip Pullman, Kamila Shamsie, Carol Ann Duffy, and Tara Westover are some of the authors whose books have been shortlisted by bookshops for 2018's Books Are My... Read more
Swede Jonas Jonasson reflects on why his centenarian adventures have been such prolific bestsellers across the globe.
Trinidadian writer Ingrid Persaud has won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award for her tale about a man reunited with his absent father through... Read more
Inventing Ourselves (Doubleday) has won the £25,000 2018 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize, making its author Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore the fourth consecutive woman to scoop the... Read more
Books spanning history, popular science and memoir are in contention for the £30,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, with themes of shortlisted books ranging from... Read more
Hachette's Gender Balance Network is putting on a performance at the publisher's offices today to address the issue of the gender pay gap in an... Read more
After more than 20 years with Ebury, Jake Lingwood, the division's deputy managing director and publisher, is stepping down and leaving the company.
Harvill Secker has announced Subha Prasad Sanyal, from Kolkata, India, the winner of its ninth annual translation prize for his "confident and immersive" prose.... Read more
The first acquisition for Stormzy's new imprint #Merky Books is Taking Up Space by Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi: a book tackling issues around access to... Read more
A new £10,000 prize to encourage and celebrate the work of older writers is being launched by the family and friends of the late Sir... Read more
An "audacious" new novel from Ian McEwan, Machines Like Me, will be published by Jonathan Cape on 18th April next year.... Read more
Issue No 5820
Friday, November 16 2018
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