Paula Hawkins and Cecelia Ahern were welcomed into the Nielsen Book Hall of Fame last night at the Specsavers Bestseller Awards.
Lovereading’s new owners are set to unveil a new website in March, featuring a new review platform and partnership with Audible after pouring "hundreds of... Read more
Authors have paid tribute to Ursula K Le Guin as "a literary icon" following the American fantasy novelist's death on Monday afternoon.... Read more
Author Sir Antony Beevor has called for an apology following a ban of his book, Stalingrad (Penguin) in Ukraine, branding its prohibition "utterly outrageous". ... Read more
The identities of the three finalists shortlisted for the 2017 Costa Short Story Award have been revealed as Luan Goldie, Chris Hunter and Frances Ainslie.... Read more
Author Margaret Atwood has drawn criticism for suggesting the #MeToo movement is bypassing the legal system.
Books from The Rolling Stones and "Godfather of Grime" Wiley will compete for the Penderyn Music Book Prize 2018.
Biteback Publishing has acquired a memoir by former White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
Adam Kay has been shortlisted for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2017 for his junior doctor diaries, This Is Going to Hurt (Picador). ... Read more
HarperCollins is joining forces with commercial radio station Heart and bed retailer Dreams on a ‘Bedtime Book Club’ scheme.
Little, Brown said the response to the explosive exposé of Donald Trump's presidency has been "extraordinary", with the publisher fulfilling orders of 330,000 print copies... Read more
Michael Wolff’s US publisher says it has orders for more than one million hardcover copies of Fire and Fury, with "hundreds of thousands of e-books" already sold.... Read more
Illustrator Lane Smith and author Ruta Sepetys, winners of the 2017 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway children’s book awards, are to jointly donate £1,000 to North... Read more
Actors Jenna Coleman and Ewen Leslie are to star in the BBC's adaptation of Helen FitzGerald's The Cry (Faber).
Free speech groups have praised Little, Brown’s decision to release Michael Wolff’s tell-all book on Donald Trump’s presidency despite the UK’s strict libel laws and... Read more
Issue No 5790
Friday, February 16 2018
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