A company advertising for a bookseller in a luxury resort in the Maldives has admitted being "overwhelmed" by applicants since the job ad went viral.... Read more
Barnes & Noble was on the cusp of being sold to another book retailer in June before the deal fell through, it has been revealed.... Read more
Macmillan c.e.o. John Sargent will be taking part in this year’s ‘CEO Talk’ at Frankfurt Book Fair.
Rakuten Kobo is making strides into the US e-reading market through a partnership with Walmart which sees the multinational offering e-books to its customers.... Read more
German illustrated book publisher Taschen has appointed Hans-Peter Kübler as c.o.o.
Svetlana Alexievich, Ian Rankin and Stephen Fry are among the authors joining in calls for the release of Oleg Sentsov as the Ukrainian writer and filmmaker, currently held... Read more
Barack Obama has revealed that Tara Westover’s Educated, Michael Ondaatje's Warlight and An American Marriage by Tayari Jones are among his favourite summer reads of... Read more
Simon & Schuster has hit back at legal threats from Donald Trump over his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman's book, telling the American president's lawyers... Read more
The president of the Turkish Publishers Association has called for international publishers to temporarily abandon the advance payment system when negotiating new rights deals in... Read more
A literary agency in Turkey is calling on publishers and agents around the world to support the country's book trade with their "understanding" following the... Read more
Bonnier Books has sold Weldon Owen to US illustrated book publisher Insight Editions for an undisclosed sum, with all five UK staff in consultation over... Read more
Pan Macmillan has paid tribute to the “great and controversial” author V S Naipaul who died aged 85 on Saturday night.
Third Man Books, the publishing arm of Jack White‘s Third Man Records, has made its first British signing: The Gallows Pole by Ben Myers.... Read more
A dozen authors who were planning to attend the Edinburgh International Book Festival have reportedly been refused visas.
Irish poet Matthew Sweeney has died aged 65.
Issue No 5820
Friday, November 16 2018
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