The Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has been rescheduled for later this month following its last-minute postponement last week.
Salman Rushdie is to serialise his next book on the online platform Substack, alongside sharing short stories and other pieces.
Cambridge University Press is to release an audiobook featuring all of Shakespeare's sonnets, narrated by Lolita Chakrabarti and Kenneth Branagh.
Audible is releasing an audiobook of Peter Kay’s record-breaking autobiography The Sound of Laughter in September with two new and exclusive bonus chapters.... Read more
Two Orion Dash titles have been nominated for the Romantic Novelists’ Association (RNA) Joan Hessayon Award for new writers.
A diverse and inclusive children’s publisher has become a Community Interest Company (CIC)—a not-for-profit organisation that is externally regulated—to challenge what it sees as the publishing... Read more
Durham's annual literary festival will be headlined by authors including Lemn Sissay, Richard Osman and Leïla Slimani, as the event pivots to a hybrid model... Read more
Scottish crime scene heavy weights Ian Rankin (pictured), Abir Mukherjee and Val McDermid are among authors appearing at the Bloody Scotland crime festival, taking place... Read more
Elif Shafak, Sathnam Sanghera and Colm Tóibín are among the authors headlining Marlborough LitFest, taking place this autumn as a hybrid event.... Read more
Maggie O'Farrell, Colson Whitehead, Richard Osman and Leila Slimani are among authors confirmed for the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival this year.... Read more
Bloody Scotland International Crime Festival is to go ahead as a live event in September and it will also run a streaming service, thanks to funding from... Read more
The National Literacy Trust (NLT) and Audible have teamed up to bring audiobooks to young people in custody, as well as introducing podcast-making lessons.... Read more
Blind and partially sighted readers can now access thousands of audiobooks through the Royal Institute of Blind People's partnership with Amazon's AI assistant Alexa.... Read more
Actress Tanya Reynolds will read the audiobook of Elizabeth Day’s forthcoming novel Magpie (Fourth Estate) which will be released along with the hardback and e-book on 2nd September.... Read more
US-based marketing tech company Open Road Media (OR/M) has acquired UK e-book specialist indie Bloodhound Books for an undisclosed sum.
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Friday, September 17 2021
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