MP David Lammy will explore tribalism and the questions of belonging in a "fascinating and perceptive analysis", that will be published Constable following a four-way auction. ... Read more
Universal Pictures has optioned the film rights to author Jojo Moyes' forthcoming novel The Giver of Stars (Michael Joseph), with director Ol Parker of the "Mamma Mia!" sequel.... Read more
Tributes have been paid to romance novelist 91-year-old Judith Krantz, who has died, from natural causes, with her long-time UK publisher Transworld saying she "was the... Read more
A M Homes, Emma Cline, Toby Litt, Joe Dunthorne and Kevin Barry are among the writers nominated for the £30,000 2019 Sunday Times Audible Short Story... Read more
Alice Oswald has been elected as the next Oxford University Professor of Poetry after triumphing in the vote, making her the first woman to serve... Read more
Faber will publish the next novel, Strange Hotel, by Eimear McBride about a nameless woman who "negotiates her own memories and impulses" across a series of hotel rooms... Read more
Trapeze has scooped the first official book for triple BAFTA-winning comedy "This Country" in a six-way auction, promising to reveal “the real s*** that goes down... Read more
Orion Fiction has promoted Emad Akhtar to publisher, while Francesca Pathak will step up to publishing director.
Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to Adrian McKinty’s upcoming thriller The Chain (Orion) in a seven-figure deal.
Penguin Random House UK has revealed the nine winners of the 2019 Student Design Award, following a record-breaking number of 2,313 entries.
An indie publisher has been forced to find a new venue to launch its anti-Brexit poetry anthology Bollocks to Brexit: An Anthology of Poems and Short... Read more
Man Booker shortlisted author Chigozie Obioma, author and curator Irenosen Okojie, author Bernadine Evaristo and award-winning poet Raymond Antrobus are among the writers on the line-up... Read more
Nicholas Sparks has apologised to the LGBTQ community following the release of an email exchange from 2013.
London's inaugural Capital Crime festival launched last night with British Book Award winner Louise Candlish and Mark Edwards.
James Clarke, Raymond Antrobus and 70-year-old debut novelist Anne Youngson are among the winners of this year's Society of Authors' Awards, which total £100,000. ... Read more
Issue No 5853
Friday, August 16 2019
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