Jemma Neville talks about her non-fiction debut, which explores real-life stories from one street in Edinburgh and reveals ideas, hopes and fears about today’s constitutional crisis. ... Read more
The Booker Prize’s "wide-ranging and diverse" shortlist has been met with a broadly positive response from the trade, though there is surprise from some that authors... Read more
FutureBook has launched an audio originals writing competition, which will see the winning work published as an audiobook and the successful author hosted at the... Read more
The Booker Prize shortlist has been revealed with Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie in the running for the £50,000 prize.
Usborne is recalling a batch of its That’s not my monkey… books over fears of mould due to a problem with warehouse cartons.... Read more
Terrance Dicks, children’s author and writer of numerous Doctor Who novels and episodes, has died at the age of 84.
Headline has snapped up rights to a new book by England cricketer Ben Stokes.
Ann Cleeves' latest book The Long Call (Pan Macmillan) has been snapped up for a television series by Silverprint Pictures.... Read more
Chef Angela Hartnett has joined the judging panel for 2020's Jane Grigson Trust Award for New Food and Drink Writers as the prize marks its... Read more
Acclaimed poet Imtiaz Dharker will reveal her latest work on BBC Radio 3 today as she launches the show's Christmas carol competition.
Corrinne Averiss and Rosalind Beardshaw have triumphed at this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards to win the Book of the Year Award for My Pet Star (Hachette... Read more
Louise Tucker has won the inaugural Lost the Plot Work in Progress Prize for her "tender, moving, beautifully drawn" novel The Last Field.... Read more
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist has been unveiled featuring Tara Westover’s debut Educated (Windmill) and the Man Booker-shortlisted The Overstory (William Heinemann) by Richard Powers.... Read more
Nicola Sturgeon has said making publishing more diverse is "essential" - both to better reflect society and to remain economically successful.
Picador has announced details of a publicity blitz for new Jessie Burton novel The Confession as its September release approaches.... Read more
Issue No 5856
Friday, September 20 2019
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