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
The explosive "insider’s account" on Donald Trump’s presidency will go on sale in the UK today, four days early, publisher Little, Brown has confirmed to The Bookseller.... Read more
An insider's account about Donald Trump's presidency has risen up the Amazon pre-order charts after the Guardian got hold of an early copy and revealed some of... Read more
Author Jilly Cooper has said that literary fiction should not receive state support, arguing instead that the money would be better spent on the declining... Read more
The late Helen Dunmore has been awarded the Costa Poetry Award posthumously for her 10th and final collection, Inside the Wave (Bloodaxe Books).... Read more
Hutchinson has revealed it is publishing a posthumous collection of "powerful" short stories by Helen Dunmore, a day after the late author was given the Costa Award... Read more
"New York King of Crime" Don Winslow has been revealed as the first headliner and "special guest" of The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate.... Read more
Former US president Barack Obama has named British author Naomi Alderman’s The Power as one of his favourite books of 2017.
Pan Macmillan has paid tribute to the late American crime writer Sue Grafton as "a giant in her field" and "an amazing author" who "cared about her readers first and last". ... Read more
David Bowie's son, director and screenwriter Duncan Jones, has launched a book club in tribute to his late father.
US mystery writer Sue Grafton, creator of the Alphabet series of novels featuring PI Kinsey Millhone, has died at the age of 77.
Nikesh Shukla and Julia Kingsford's new literary agency, The Good Agency, dedicated to championing under-represented voices in publishing, is receiving a grant for over half a million pounds from Arts Council... Read more
American YA author Marie Lu talks to us about taking on the task of writing a Batman novel for a YA audience as part of... Read more
The Bodleian Libraries in Oxford are unveiling a series of previously unseen letters that J R R Tolkien wrote to his children “from Father Christmas”... Read more
Explorer Benedict Allen, author Sara Wheeler and Mr B's bookshop owner Nic Bottomley are among the judges for the 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards.... Read more
Issue No 5790
Friday, February 16 2018
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