Debut author Imogen Hermes Gowar has been nominated for this year's The Times Breakthrough Award in the Books category for her novel The Mermaid and... Read more
A new company has launched offering aspiring novelists an alternative to the "traditional" routes to publication: a salary from £2,000 per month to write their... Read more
Transworld's Susanna Wadeson has been promoted to publishing director, head of non-fiction, taking over the leadership of the company’s non-fiction team.... Read more
Michelle Obama is sharing never-before-seen photos of herself growing up to promote her forthcoming memoir Becoming (Penguin).
Author Deirdre Sullivan and illustrator Karen Vaughan have won the 28th Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Award for their "remarkable" book Tangleweed and... Read more
Books by J K Rowling, Virginia Woolf and Yaa Gyasi have been nominated by the public to feature in Hay Festival and The Pool's campaign to celebrate 100 books by... Read more
Publishing director Doug Young is leaving Transworld at the end of May, after more than 17 years with the company, following a restructure.... Read more
Olga Tokarczuk has become the first Polish author to scoop the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize for Flights, "brilliantly translated" by Jennifer Croft and published... Read more
A copyright row has erupted over an unpublished autobiography of late Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren.
Hachette managed a virtual clean sweep at the 10th annual CrimeFest awards, taking four of the six categories, with YA writer Patrice Lawrence and debut... Read more
Literary periodical The London Magazine is launching a new literary award for debuts in partnership with law firm Collyer Bristow.
The sun is set to shine on the summer book market this year, boosted by a crop of fresh nationwide promotions targeted at the season.... Read more
Hachette UK’s sales are up 1.4% in the first quarter of 2018, spurred on by Michael Wolff's January bestseller Fire and Fury (Little, Brown Book Group).... Read more
ITV has revealed that the 10-strong selection of titles for "The Zoe Ball Book Club" will include six debuts and span epic love stories and life-affirming... Read more
Our pictures round-up of the 2018 British Book Awards features authors Judith Kerr and Philip Pullman, Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page, literary agent Madeleine Milburn and more.... Read more
Issue No 5811
Friday, August 17 2018
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