Freight services are resuming again between the UK and France today (23rd December) after the two governments reached agreement on lifting a travel ban.... Read more
Indie bookshops in Tiers 2 and 3—which, unlike Tier 4 shops, can still open their doors to customers—have reported a change in customer behaviour this week, with reduced... Read more
Publishers are experiencing severe delays to their stock deliveries, as France continues its freight ban imposed to contain the spread of the UK's new coronavirus... Read more
Penguin Books is releasing Black Joy for young adult readers, a collection of writing on race and belonging curated by gal-dem editor-in-chief Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff.... Read more
A special edition of The Invisible Child (Sort Of Books), featuring two short stories from the collection Tales from Moominvalley, has helped to raise £1m for Oxfam's projects supporting women and girls around the... Read more
The Book Trade Charity has given away nearly £400,000 to people this year, including £164,000 in Covid-19 hardship grants made possible by a trade crowdfunding... Read more
The Radio 2 Book Club, now marking 10 years on air, is moving to a prime-time daytime slot on Steve Wright's show.
Hachette UK is restructuring its contracts department under the management of Anniina Vuori, who is newly promoted to director.
Poetry London has appointed André Naffis-Sahely as its new poetry editor.
The 2021 Booker Prize judging panel will be chaired by Harvard historian Maya Jasanoff and features twice-shortlisted writer Chigozie Obioma and former Archbishop of Canterbury... Read more
Hachette division Little, Brown has cancelled a book deal with Julie Burchill as a result of controversial comments made by the journalist on Twitter. ... Read more
Professor Suzannah Lipscomb will chair the judging panel for the 2020 Costa Book of the Year prize, where she will be joined by vlogger Simon Savidge,... Read more
Print-on-demand service Lightning Source UK Ltd has been renamed Ingram Content Group UK Ltd.
Penguin Random House has sold its Vauxhall Bridge Road office for £67m in a leaseback deal that the publisher says will see it remain there for... Read more
Atlantic Books is releasing new mass-market paperback editions of 12 of Christopher Hitchens’ works, including God Is Not Great, Hitch-22 and Mortality, with fresh cover designs.... Read more
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Issue No 5913
Friday, January 15 2021
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