The publication of former FBI director James Comey’s upcoming book about President Trump has been brought forward to tomorrow (Tuesday 17th April) to coincide with... Read more
Submissions are now open for The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award 2018 in association with the University of Warwick.... Read more
Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal is to produce and star in the film adaptation of To Die in Vienna, set to be published in June by... Read more
Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award will return for a second year.
A “star-studded” line up for the announcement of the Golden Man Booker prize, including authors such as Hilary Mantel and Kazuo Ishiguro, as well as special BBC broadcasts... Read more
The €20,000 European Bank for Reconstruction & Development Literature Prize has been claimed by Burhan Sönmez for Istanbul Istanbul (Telegram Books).... Read more
Scottish journalist Stuart Cosgrove has won the 2018 Penderyn Music Book Prize for the second book in his "epic trilogy" about soul music and social... Read more
The Paris Review has appointed a new editor, Emily Nemens, following the resignation of Lorin Stein last year amid allegations of sexual misconduct.... Read more
Madeline McIntosh has been appointed c.e.o. of Penguin Random House US, with Allison Dobson named her successor as president, Penguin Publishing Group.... Read more
Author Neil Gaiman and script writer Akiva Goldsman are teaming up to adapt Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast series for television, according to Deadline.... Read more
Livia Gollancz, former governing director of Victor Gollancz Ltd, has died at the age of 97.
American author Anita Shreve has died aged 71.
Moira Scicluna Zahra, illustrator-in-residence at Edinburgh College of Art School of Design, has won this year’s Kelpies Illustration Prize.
Germaine Greer is publishing a new book, On Rape, arguing there are "important differences between sleaze and assault". ... Read more
Landscape designer and bestselling author, John Brookes, has died, aged 84.
Issue No 5780
Friday, May 18 2018
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