Penguin Classics is launching a podcast series, "On The Road with Penguin Classics", intended inspire new readers to discover old titles.... Read more
Online classroom platform Oak National Academy is launching a new virtual library in partnership with the National Literacy Trust.
Waterstones is to host an exclusive online signing with Kazuo Ishiguro, the first event for the author's forthcoming novel Klara and the Sun (Faber).... Read more
Amazon is being sued for anti-competitive behaviour in the US by the same law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in... Read more
Elizabeth Day and Johny Pitts are to be the new presenters of BBC Radio 4’s "Open Book" programme.
British Library Publishing is to bring forward the publication of a sea shanty guide, due to overwhelming interest on Twitter and TikTok. ... Read more
Andersen Press is to relaunch its weekly online children's storytime sessions in partnership with Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children's Books.... Read more
Emilia Fox is to read the audiobook of Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason, publishing with Weidenfeld & Nicolson in February. ... Read more
Holliday Grainger has been confirmed as the narrator of Girl A (HarperCollins), the hotly tipped debut novel by Abigail Dean.... Read more
The Independent Publishers Guild is launching a virtual international publishing forum, which will take place on 9th–10th March 2021.
George Orwell will have his words brought to life in new audiobooks from Penguin Random House, including his two best-known works: Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm.... Read more
Digital advance-copy service NetGalley has revealed it suffered a data breach just before Christmas that may have exposed members' information.
Indie bookshops in Tiers 2 and 3—which, unlike Tier 4 shops, can still open their doors to customers—have reported a change in customer behaviour this week, with reduced... Read more
Kim Cattrall has rounded off the second series of the "Women's Prize Podcast", picking books by Toni Morrison and Margaret Atwood among her top titles.... Read more
Production company Fane has announced it has sold more than 72,000 tickets, 54% of those including a book, for the online events season it launched in September.... Read more
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Friday, April 9 2021
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