New editions of five Neil Gaiman novels are being launched by Headline this month, backed by two virtual events with Fane Productions.
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is to publish a range of historical stories by author Emma Carroll, in collaboration with selected illustrators. ... Read more
The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Lollies) is set to make a comeback this year, after being cancelled due to Covid in 2020.
The UK's Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a merger investigation into Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann's acquisition of Simon & Schuster.
The Quarto Group saw revenue fall 7% year on year in 2020 to $126.9m (£91.5m) although adjusted operating profit increased to $10.6m (£7.6m) in the same period.... Read more
Crowdfunding publisher Unbound is to launch 42: The Wildly Improbably Ideas of Douglas Adams, featuring unseen notes, scripts and ideas from the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy author. ... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has bought two books, including The Presidents, to be edited by former Biteback chief Iain Dale. ... Read more
Hodder has bought two books by debut author and publisher Jacquie Bloese, including “a brilliantly moving historical novel”.
Viper Books has put together an influencer-endorsed campaign for Catriona Ward’s third novel, The Last House on Needless Street. ... Read more
DK has appointed Katy Flint and Pete Jorgensen from Quarto in the newly created roles of senior acquisition editors for its licensing division.
Octopus m.d. Anna Bond has made a series of promotions to the board, amid a reorganisation of the publishing group's editorial leadership team.... Read more
Head of Zeus has appointed Hodder's Thorne Ryan as editorial director of its women's fiction imprint, Aria, and its adventure imprint, Aries.
Independent production company Two Rivers Media has acquired the film and TV rights to Tanya Byrne’s Afterlove (Hodder Children's Books), prior to its publication in July 2021.... Read more
Puffin has revealed details of the September global publication of Paul McCartney’s new children's book, Grandude’s Green Submarine. ... Read more
Libraries, booksellers, publishers and festivals are being invited to take part in National Crime Reading Month this June.
14 April @ 7.00pm
14 April @ 7.30pm
14 April @ 8.00pm
15 April @ 7.00pm
15 April @ 7.30pm
Issue No 5924
Friday, April 9 2021
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