Julia Donaldson is launching a weekly broadcast in partnership with Macmillan and Scholastic, to entertain families during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bookcareers.com has reinstated its job club initiative as an online networking group, in response to unemployment in the industry caused by Covid-19.... Read more
Publishers have reported an increase in sales of e-books and audio during the first weeks of the UK's coronavirus emergency measures, but some say it is... Read more
E-book publisher Joffe Books is giving away one Kindle title by each of its authors, offering customers what it reckons is a year's worth of... Read more
“Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness is reading an exclusive extract from debut picture book Peanut Goes for the Gold for youngsters stuck at home.... Read more
Literary agent Simon Trewin has partnered with Writing.ie—a resource site for unpublished authors—to launch a weekly one-hour show on Facebook Live. ... Read more
Dean Koontz tops the bookstat chart with The Eyes of Darkness.
Egmont has launched 14Stories14Days: a new website, inspired by the recommended 14 days of self-isolation, offering 14 days of free content to provide entertainment and educational support... Read more
The audiobook version of Shola Von Reinhold's debut, Lote (Jacaranda), will feature narration from award-winning “Fresh Meat” star Zawe Ashton.
As part of a new virtual book club, publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove will be in conversation with a Dialogue author about their book on Instagram live every Thursday at... Read more
Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing... Read more
Former WME international agent and partner in London Raffaella de Angelis has joined Fremantle to lead literary acquisitions based on books for its global drama... Read more
Dev Patel will star in a film version of Liam Vaughan’s chronicle of the fastest stock market crash in history, Flash Crash (William Collins), after rights were... Read more
Headline and Dorothy Koomson have launched "Find My Verity", an open casting call designed to bring more black female voices into the world of audiobooks.... Read more
A teaser trailer for the upcoming BBC television adaptation of Malorie Blackman's Noughts + Crosses has been released. Jack Rowan appears in the trailer as Callum and... Read more
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Issue No 5885
Friday, May 22 2020
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