Vanessa Onwuemezi has won this year’s £2,500 White Review Short Story Prize for her tale "At the Heart of Things".
Serpent’s Tail has bought two books from British novelist James Clarke, including "an extraordinary portrait of a Lancashire valley and its inhabitants".
The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair opened yesterday with an appearance from ex-US Secretary of State John Kerry.
Liverpool’s longest-running literature festival has revealed its programme for 2019 with Will Self and Kit De Waal joining the line-up.
Lebanese author Hoda Barakat has won this year’s $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) for her epistolary novel The Night Mail (Dar al-Adab), only the second woman... Read more
The prize money for this year’s Society of Authors’ Awards will exceed £100,000 for the first time, say organisers, as the Elizabeth Longford Prize shortlist... Read more
Century and Arrow will publish Prince’s memoir, featuring never-before-seen photos, later this year in an exclusive partnership with the late singer’s estate. ... Read more
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler, Eric Vuillard and Carole Cadwalladr have been announced as the recipients of this year’s Hay Festival medals.
The Reading Agency is challenging people to ditch their phones and rebuild their reading habits to mark World Book Night.
Simon & Schuster (S&S) is gearing up to release an e-book version of the Mueller Report, with print copies hitting the shelves by the end... Read more
Victor Hugo’s classic novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame has jumped to the top of Amazon France’s bestseller list following the cathedral’s devastating fire.... Read more
Bonnier Books UK senior marketing manager Clarissa Pabi is moving to Acast to become the podcast company’s UK content manager.
HarperCollins imprint 4th Estate has revealed it will publish Demi Moore’s "deeply candid and insightful" memoir Inside Out in September—almost a decade after buying it.... Read more
Trapeze has included film-style closing credits for its publishing team in hit new book Queenie and plans to roll out the idea across other titles.... Read more
The six-book shortlist for this year’s Royal Society of Literature (RSL) Ondaatje Prize has been revealed, with non-fiction dominating the nominations.
Issue No 5842
Friday, May 17 2019
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