Joanne Harris has called on publishers to haul online pirates through the courts and set a legal precedent after authors rallied against website Ebooks Bike... Read more
Bookouture has promoted Kathryn Taussig to publishing director with responsibility for recruiting and leading a new US-focused team.
To help parents make more time for family bedtime stories, the National Literacy Trust has partnered with transport network Uber to launch a “mobile library” scheme... Read more
The first memoir of Jonathan Van Ness, of Netflix makeover show "Queer Eye", will be published by Simon & Schuster UK in September.... Read more
The 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist has been revealed, featuring Man Booker winner Anna Burns, Costa Novel Award winner Sally Rooney and seven debut novelists. ... Read more
Women dominate this year’s Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award, with books by eight women making up the 11-title longlist as chair of the judging panel Lucy Popescu praises... Read more
Audible has revealed the audio-exclusive debut Winter Dark by Alex Callister is this year’s Thriller of the Year.
Bloomsbury UK and US have both pre-empted on the first novel by award-winning short fiction writer L Annette Binder, inspired by her own family’s experience under... Read more
Colin Thubron was honoured with the Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing at this year’s Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards (ESTWAs) ceremony. ... Read more
The Crime Writers’ Association has awarded Robert Goddard the 2019 CWA Diamond Dagger.
Simon & Schuster UK, US-based Scribner and the Washington Post will publish 'The Mueller Report' instantly as an e-book and paperback edition.... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Books, Scholastic and Walker Books have two titles apiece on the shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2019, which includes books by the... Read more
Jonathan Cape has triumphed in a five-way auction for award-winning evolutionary biologist Nichola Raihani’s debut Together: How Cooperation Shaped Humankind.... Read more
HarperCollins imprint Avon is partnering with the Big Issue magazine to find a new crime writer in a competition launching in March.... Read more
HopeRoad has launched a new imprint, Small Axes, celebrating post-colonial classics to focus on “republishing post-colonial classics”, with Serpent's Tail founder Pete Ayrton to head... Read more
Issue No 5835
Friday, March 22 2019
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