The Weight of a Thousand Feathers by Brian Conaghan (Bloomsbury) and Mucking About by John Chambers are among the books shortlisted for this year’s Children’s... Read more
Former "Blue Peter" presenter Konnie Huq has written a children’s book for Bonnier, Cookie and the Most Annoying Boy in the World, as part of a... Read more
Jonathan Cape will publish Salman Rushdie’s new Don Quixote-inspired novel, Quichotte, in August.
Michael O’Mara Books is to publish By Order of the Peaky Blinders, the first official tie-in book to the hit TV show "Peaky Blinders".... Read more
Faber have bought a history of measurement by a "hugely talented young non-fiction writer", James Vincent.
Penguin Random House imprint Century has snapped up Gary Lineker and Danny Baker's football guide, Behind Closed Doors.
Borough Press will publish the debut novel of Trinidadian translator Caroline Mackenzie following a three-way auction.
Faber has acquired the debut from BBC Short Story winner Ingrid Persaud to be a superlead for 2020, following a seven-publisher auction.
Publishers and retailers will celebrate International Women’s Day with a series of events including readings, new collections and a feminist library.
The first novel to be translated from Uzbek into English, described as an "Uzbek Game of Thrones" has won the ERBD Literature Prize. ... Read more
Jonathan Cape's Dan Franklin has said he wouldn't be able to publish Vladimir Nabokov's controversial classic Lolita - about a man's obsession with a 12-year-old... Read more
The McIlvanney Prize is launching a new award for 2019 for Scottish Crime Debut of the Year.
Emma Hannigan’s final novel has reached number one in the Irish adult fiction charts after just three days of sales.
Max Porter’s second book Lanny (Faber) has been optioned by BBC Films, actress Rachel Weisz and The Bureau production company.
The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q Raúf (Hachette Children's Group) and The Colours of History by Clive Gifford, illustrated by... Read more
Issue No 5835
Friday, March 22 2019
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