The Bookseller's expert previewers share their top picks from January's new fiction, non-fiction, children's and paperback releases.
William Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage will reopen on 7th April as part of a year-long celebration marking the 250th anniversary of the poet's birth.... Read more
Publishers, agents and authors have paid tribute to Sonny Mehta, chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, who died on Tuesday (30th December) at the age of... Read more
Novelist Rose Tremain has been made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list. Meanwhile poet and novelist Jackie Kay, the Scots Makar, receives a... Read more
Five guest judges have been selected to help decide the winner of the Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize as the award celebrates its 15th anniversary. ... Read more
US romance novelist Johanna Lindsey has passed away at the age of 67, it has been announced.
David Walliams’ The Beast of Buckingham Palace (HarperCollins) is the 2019 Christmas number one, securing the author’s third festive top spot after 2016’s The Midnight Gang and 2017’s Bad Dad. ... Read more
Harrogate International Festivals has stood by its author exclusion clause, saying the exclusivity option only applies to 5% of its authors.
The Society of Authors will launch a bi-monthly book club on Twitter next month, to celebrate a selection of favourite titles from works in its... Read more
Children's author Ross Welford answers our questions about his new middle grade novel, The Kid Who Came From Space. ... Read more
Mental health and wellbeing publisher Trigger will launch its children’s imprint Ups!ideDown Books next month and has announced plans to move distribution to Orca. ... Read more
HarperCollins has made a string of promotions in its HQ and Mills & Boon publicity team with Lucy Richardson becoming head of publicity, while Joe Thomas... Read more
New grants from the Mo Siewcharran Fund to take on interns from BAME backgrounds have been awarded to the Royal Society of Literature, Europa Editions UK and Swindon’s Prime Theatre.... Read more
Pearson is selling its remaining 25% stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann, as its c.e.o. John Fallon prepares to retire next year. ... Read more
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Issue No 5870
Friday, January 24 2020
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