Penguin Books UK is publishing all four of J D Salinger’s works as e-books for the first time, as part of celebrations marking the centenary... Read more
The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) has created a new category for its Dagger awards, Best Crime and Mystery Publisher of the Year.
Pioneering publisher Margaret Busby has paid tribute to "quietly fearless" literary great Toni Morrison, who has died at the age of 88.
Nick Hern Books will publish a new edition of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s play "Fleabag"—the inspiration for the TV series of the same name—to coincide with the show’s upcoming West End run.... Read more
The First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will headline a free talk about finding and publishing diverse voices at the Edinburgh Book Festival’s Northern Lights... Read more
Robert Harris’ new book, The Second Sleep (Hutchinson), is being turned into a TV show by the producers of “Downton Abbey” and “The Last Kingdom”.... Read more
Author, screenwriter and columnist Juno Dawson has joined the panel for the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World.
American thriller writer David Baldacci is releasing a new novel this month and then headlining literary festivals Bloody Scotland and Capital Crime in the autumn. He speaks to... Read more
Booker Prize longlistee Oyinkan Braithwaite has made the shortlist for the 2019 Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards with Ian Rankin and Matt Wesolowski each bagging two... Read more
Sir Michael Palin’s upcoming UK book tour has been cancelled after he revealed he is due to undergo heart surgery.
Luke Jennings and Professor Sue Black are among the authors shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association (CWA) 2019 Dagger Awards.
Margaret Atwood is longlisted for this year's £50,000 Booker Prize for her "terrifying and exhilarating" sequel The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) alongside fellow former winner Salman Rushdie, in the first... Read more
Hodder and Stoughton has shelved plans to publish Boris Johnson’s long-delayed book on Shakespeare “for the foreseeable future” after he was announced as the next... Read more
Boris Johnson has been urged to support a second EU referendum rather than a no-deal Brexit in order to support the UK's creative industries and... Read more
Crowdfunding publisher Unbound has launched YouTuber Jack Maynard's memoir and guide to living online.
Issue No 5856
Friday, September 20 2019
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