The next Quick Reads titles will be announced this autumn and published in February 2020, accompanied by a “high profile media campaign”, a year on... Read more
Publication of Naomi Wolf’s latest book has been postponed in the US following “new questions” about its contents but UK publisher Virago is standing by... Read more
George R R Martin is making a UK visit and appearing in a Waterstones event to discuss his latest book, Fire and Blood (HarperCollins).... Read more
Serpent’s Tail will publish a new memoir by British-Zimbabwean author Alexandra Fuller.
Sally Rooney’s Normal People (Faber) has won the £10,000 Royal Society of Literature’s Encore Award for a second novel.... Read more
Michael Palin and Natalie Dormer are among a host of stars supporting the grassroots campaign Just A Card to support independent bookshops through the ‘Just... Read more
Pat Barker and Catherine Doyle are among the winners of the 2019 Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards.
Eleventh Hour Films has optioned TV rights to This Green and Pleasant Land by Ayisha Malik (Bonnier Zaffre).
Ex-District Attorney Linda Fairstein’s US agent ICM has reportedly cut ties with her following the fall-out from the Netflix show about the wrongful prosecution of... Read more
American author Emily Ruskovich has won the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award for her debut novel Idaho (Chatto & Windus).
Max Porter, Dominic Sandbrook, Tessa Hadley, Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené are among the guest curators for the Times and the Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival’s 70th anniversary celebrations.... Read more
Terry Pratchett’s 28th Discworld novel, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents (Doubleday), is being adapted into the first animated feature film of the author's... Read more
The British Society for the History of Science has unveiled the shortlist for the Hughes Prize, with William Collins netting three nominations.
A court judgment in a long-running libel case is a victory for free speech and offers vital protection to non-fiction publishers concerned about defamation claims,... Read more
This year’s £40,000 Wolfson History Prize has been won by Mary Fulbrook for her “masterly” book Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice (Oxford... Read more
Issue No 5851
Friday, July 19 2019
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