Nick Coveney, former digital innovation director at HarperCollins, is set to join Kobo as publisher relations and content lead for the UK, Australia and New... Read more
Reed Exhibitions s.v.p. Americas Ed Several kicked off the "Reimagined BookExpo" at Javits Center in New York, before the keynote from Barnes & Noble founder/chairman Len Riggio.... Read more
Michelle Obama is sharing never-before-seen photos of herself growing up to promote her forthcoming memoir Becoming (Penguin).
Author Deirdre Sullivan and illustrator Karen Vaughan have won the 28th Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Award for their "remarkable" book Tangleweed and... Read more
Vintage has paid tribute to Pulitzer Prize and Man Booker International Prize-winning author Philip Roth as "one the greatest American novelists of the 20th century”... Read more
Olga Tokarczuk has become the first Polish author to scoop the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize for Flights, "brilliantly translated" by Jennifer Croft and published... Read more
Penguin Random House Canada's c.e.o. Brad Martin is retiring at the end of June, leaving behind a 37-year-career spanning roles across McClelland & Stewart, Penguin, Bantam Doubleday Dell,... Read more
Bertelsmann has achieved its highest first-quarter revenues in 10 years and said it is on track to achieve net profit in excess of one billion euros... Read more
American author and journalist Tom Wolfe, who wrote Electric Kool Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff and The Bonfire of the Vanities, has died at the age of 88.... Read more
The Times’ foreign correspondent Richard Lloyd Parry has scooped the £20,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for his “harrowing and inspiring” portrayal of the 2011 Japanese tsunami.... Read more
Novelist Junot Díaz has reportedly pulled out of Sydney Writers’ Festival following accusations of sexually inappropriate behaviour.
The Swedish Academy which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature has confirmed that it plans to postpone this year's award following the sexual assault scandal which... Read more
Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has appointed a new festival director, Ahlam Bolooki, and a new chief operating officer, Jennifer Malton.
A study examining the "gender price gap" in the American publishing industry claims to show that books by men are valued more highly than books by women.... Read more
There was a core of optimism at the Book Industry Study Group’s annual meeting in New York, despite sluggish trade sales and challenges facing the... Read more
Issue No 5790
Friday, July 27 2018
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