As the UK edges closer to the Brexit transition deadline, global recession and the weakened state of the UK's economy because of Covid-19 will hit the... Read more
Anna McNuff has won this year's Kindle Storyteller Award for her account of a 5,500-mile cycling odyssey through South America.
The shortlists for this year's Romantic Novelists’ Association industry awards see Hera Books nominated for both Publisher of the Year and the Inclusion Award. ... Read more
London bookshop Heywood Hill has launched a competition to provide one book-lover with a free book every month for life. ... Read more
Dapo Adeola is to judge a children's Christmas card design competition being launched for the first time this year by the National Literacy Trust. ... Read more
Faber is to publish Francis Spufford's latest novel, Light Perpetual, next year.
Publishers need to start splitting out podcast rights in their audio deals with authors to stop podcasting companies moving in, the Frankfurt Book Fair has... Read more
Kate Davies and Amrou Al-Kadhi have been announced as the winners of the 2020 Polari Prizes, the UK’s only award celebrating literature that explores the... Read more
Author Liz Pichon is spearheading an auction to raise money for the National Literacy Trust, as part of her latest book launch.
Bookshop.org, a retail site billed as a way for indies to counter Amazon’s online dominance, has today revealed the members of its UK board. ... Read more
Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay... Read more
Julie Walters will be featuring as part of an all-star cast for the audiobook of Jasper Rees' authorised biography of Victoria Wood, Let's Do It.... Read more
Journalist Stig Abell is launching a literary podcast with John Murray—"Stig Abell’s Guide to Reading"—designed to tie in with the publication of his forthcoming book Things I Learned... Read more
The first round of the £275m Culture Recovery Fund has been allocated, and sees some indie presses receiving up to £200,000.
Max Porter is to read Grief is the Thing with Feathers live at Islington's Union Chapel later this month.
18 January @ 6.00pm
19 January @ 6.30pm
19 January @ 8.00pm
20 January @ 6.30pm
21 January @ 6.30pm
Issue No 5913
Friday, January 15 2021
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