Amazon has landed the rights, following a reported "competitive situation", to develop a script-to-series drama based on the Jack Reacher character from Lee Child’s bestselling book series.... Read more
Michael Joseph will publish Mindfulness for Mums by musician and author Izzy Judd.
Tade Thompson has won the Arthur C Clarke Award for science fiction with his novel Rosewater (Orbit).
Little, Brown has revealed the cover for its behind the scenes book on hit play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
SPCK has been accused of "cashing in" on the success of Reni Eddo-Lodge by launching a book with a similar title and cover to Why... Read more
The former Lord Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid’s first book, a personal “manifesto for change”, will be published by Bonnier Books UK following a six-way... Read more
BBC News newsreader and debut novelist George Alagiah will give the annual Noirwich Lecture in anticipation of his forthcoming crime novel The Burning Land (Canongate).... Read more
The shortlist has been announced for the seventh annual Gordon Burn Prize with two nods for Faber, including Max Porter, as well as nominations for three... Read more
Hodder has unveiled striking new covers for four classic Stephen King novels to coincide with the horror master’s new novel The Institute.... Read more
Tory MP Rory Stewart and comedian James Acaster will join the line-up for the 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Filming has started on a four-part BBC One dramatisation of Us by David Nicholls (Hodder & Stoughton), starring Tom Hollander and adapted by the author himself.... Read more
Zed Books will publish a book about Chinese-African relations by CNN journalist Jenni Marsh.
The Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA) has announced the line-up for its Joan Hessayon Award for new writers with two Avon titles in the running.... Read more
Vintage has unveiled a host of celebrations to mark the centenary of Iris Murdoch’s birth, including a postcard philosophy project and newly designed special editions of... Read more
HQ has acquired three new novels in Roz Watkins’ DI Meg Dalton crime series.
Issue No 5856
Friday, September 20 2019
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