The Dutch Foundation for Literature has announced the New Dutch Writing campaign will return to the UK for the fourth year. ... Read more
Virago has appointed Clare Gordon from Head of Zeus as senior editor to cover publisher Sarah Savitt’s maternity leave.
The Octopus Publishing Group has changed its logo following its 50th anniversary and revealed 2021 as its biggest Total Consumer Market year. ... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK has landed Better the Blood, the "engrossing and exciting" debut thriller by award-winning Māori screenwriter and director Michael Bennett.... Read more
More books are currently being optioned for film and TV series due to an explosion of demand from streaming services, with Netflix telling The Bookseller the chance of a... Read more
Chicken House has landed The Map of Leaves, the debut novel from “astonishing" new writer Yarrow Townsend.
Authors and illustrators including Cressida Cowell, Dapo Adeola and Nathan Bryon are among those taking part in World Book Day, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary... Read more
Rider has paid tribute to spiritual leader, bestselling author and pioneer of the mindfulness movement Thich Nhat Hanh, who has died aged 95. ... Read more
Independent press Scratch Books, "dedicated to the art of the short story", is to launch in London in March, kicking off with an event featuring... Read more
Violeta by Isabel Allende (Bloomsbury) was dubbed “a great sweeping story like a river in spate” by critics this week, picking up mentions in the... Read more
Stephen Rubin, a consulting publisher at Simon & Schuster US, has written a behind the scenes memoir, Words and Music: Confessions of an Optimist, to be published... Read more
Alexander Cochran has been promoted from translation rights agent to primary agent at C&W with immediate effect.
Penguin has relaunched its Student Design Award as the Penguin Cover Design Award, opening it to all aspiring book cover designers regardless of higher education status.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has landed Mad Honey, the “powerful and thought-provoking" new novel from Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan. ... Read more
Little, Brown will publish Hugh Bonneville’s "richly entertaining" memoir, Hiding Under the Piano: from Highclere to Hollywood, in October. ... Read more
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Issue No 5959
Friday, January 28 2022
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