Daunt Books Publishing has acquired Kick the Latch, a "truly thrilling" novel by Kathryn Scanlan for the Daunt Originals list.
Cait Davies is stepping up from head of marketing at Orion to deputy marketing director with immediate effect.
Rosie Jones, Helen Rutter and Femi Fadugba are among those shortlisted for this year's Branford Boase Award.
Katrina Charman's The Whales on the Bus, illustrated by Nick Sharratt (Bloomsbury Children’s) has won BookTrust's Storytime Prize for the best new book for babies and young children.... Read more
Faber & Faber has swooped for The Mark, the “polyphonic novel” by Icelandic novelist Fríða Ísberg amid a clamour for rights around the world. ... Read more
Stephen King has written “a magnificent and terrifying tale” about a teenage boy with keys to a parallel world.
Booksellers Andy and Victoria Rossiter are preparing to open a fourth branch of their mini-chain Rossiter Books.
Pinch of Nom retains its UK Official Number One, while Colleen Hoover hits a personal best.
The majority of teachers want more diverse and representative texts to be incorporated into the English syllabus according to new research released by Pearson, ahead of... Read more
Comma Press is to publish The Cuckoo Cage, the latest anthology in its History-into-Fiction series, featuring stories by British authors including Courttia Newland, Luan Goldie and Irfan... Read more
HarperCollins has released its first ethnicity pay gap report alongside its annual one for gender pay, announcing it will now use diverse, balanced shortlists for senior... Read more
The UK’s most valuable award of its kind, the Wolfson History Prize, will celebrate its 50th anniversary by boosting its prize money this year to £50,000... Read more
One More Chapter has signed four more books from Jackie Kabler. Commissioning editor Kathryn Cheshire acquired world English rights from Clare Hulton. The first book, The... Read more
Trapeze has signed Nihal Arthanayake’s "game-changing" Let’s Talk: How to Have Better Conversations following a four-way auction. ... Read more
Picador has secured Basic Pistol: Living and Dying By the Gun in America, a “jaw-dropping” study by Harel Shapira.
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Friday, January 28 2022
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