Roy Schwartz's book on the Jewish origins and influences of Superman has claimed the prestigious Diagram Prize.
Quercus has landed comedian London Hughes’ memoir and life guide Living My Best life, Hun.
Pan Macmillan has triumphed in a nine-publisher auction for journalist and author Mehdi Hasan's “insightful and brilliant” How to Win Every Argument.... Read more
Commentator and former cricketer Michael Holding has won the £30,000 William Hill Sports Book of the Year prize for Why We Kneel, How We Rise... Read more
Books by Natasha Brown, Warren Ellis and Tom Gauld have been named Foyles Books of the Year.
Marjoleine Kars has won the 2021 Cundill History Prize for her "superbly researched" Blood on the River: a Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast (The... Read more
Booker winner George Saunders has become the latest big-name author to join Substack, sharing content about writing and analysing short stories. ... Read more
Blackwell’s stores are expecting a surge of book donations this year with the chain's annual Christmas "Giving Trees" scheme.
Education publisher Wiley has acquired Open Access service provider Knowledge Unlatched for an undisclosed sum.
The Italian Publisher's Association (AIE) has predicted trade publishing sales will be up by between 12.6% and 16.3% at the close of 2021.
Retailer Waterstones has announced two new bookshop sites within Next shops, at Hayes and Enfield in London.
Fitzcarraldo Editions has landed What Have You Left Behind? a "powerful and devastating exposition" of the Yemeni civil war by writer and journalist Bushra al-Maqtari, translated by... Read more
Dame Helen Mirren is encouraging people to support the Christmas appeal for children’s literacy charity UK Reads.
The Indigo Press has landed Epic Annette: A Heroine’s Tale, a novel in verse by Anne Weber, translated by Tess Lewis. ... Read more
The Ernest Hemingway estate has signed with the Gersh agency for representation.
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Friday, December 3 2021
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