#LoveAudio, the Publishers Association's annual audiobook campaign, will return for a fifth year this month.
Robert Harris, Michael Robotham and debut novelist Robinne Lee are among the six authors selected for Richard & Judy's Summer Book Club, in a line-up dominated by... Read more
Kazuo Ishiguro, Douglas Stuart and Bernardine Evaristo are among authors appearing at this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival, which will take place in August as... Read more
UK retailers say they are being impacted by post-Brexit costs as indie publishers call for the government to assist on VAT charges that have halted... Read more
Bookshop, wine bar, events and social space BookBar is launching its first in-person events next month.
Casting has been announced and the first images released of the BBC adaptation of This is Going to Hurt (Picador), with Ben Whishaw starring as Adam... Read more
The Reading is Magic Festival, a children's digital books festival created during last year’s lockdown and inspired by Cressida Cowell, will return this autumn as a five-day... Read more
The “rise of the hybrid author” was discussed at London Book Fair, with the prediction that writers will increasingly buy back rights to their own books from publishers. ... Read more
Libraries and publishers must work together to bridge the divide over e-book pricing, the IPG’s summer webinar heard this week.
J K Rowling's Cormoran Strike series, written under the name Robert Galbraith, have hit an audiobook milestone for Little, Brown ahead of the fifth novel's... Read more
Independent publisher Pushkin Press is to release its first audiobook, read by author and BBC Radio 4 presenter Johny Pitts.
Being “guided by the author” and creating an empathic fan base were key ingredients in the success of Torrey Peters’ Detransition, Baby (Serpent’s Tail) and Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club (Viking), The... Read more
Amblin Partners, Hera Pictures and Neal Street Productions are teaming up on a film adaptation of Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell (Tinder Press). ... Read more
TV production company Avalon has optioned screen rights to Irish author Caimh McDonnell's series The Dublin Trilogy, with Chris Addison on board to develop the project.... Read more
Literary festival directors have written an open letter to the Treasury after being hit with a 20% VAT rate on sales from their pre-recorded events... Read more
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Issue No 5943
Friday, September 17 2021
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