Paul McCartney’s "magnificent" The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present (Allen Lane) has been named Waterstones Book of the Year for 2021, while Kiran Millwood Hargrave and... Read more
Tate Publishing is to release A Brief History of Black British Art by critic, curator and researcher Rianna Jade Parker.... Read more
A J West has won the Bert’s Books Book of the Year tournament (a.k.a. The Berties) with his book The Spirit Engineer (Duckworth).... Read more
Canongate has acquired Black Ghosts, a "unique" travelogue about people from different African countries living in China by explorer Noo Saro-Wiwa. ... Read more
The pandemic had a “significant impact” on Cambridge University Press’ financial results for 2020-21, but the publisher remains “robust” according to its latest annual report. ... Read more
Diana Gabaldon’s Go Tell the Bees that I Am Gone (Cornerstone) has buzzed straight into the Bookstat e-book number one, topping the chart in the same week it debuted... Read more
James Wylie's "brilliant" The Microdot Gang: The Rise and Fall of the LSD Network That Turned on the World has been snapped by The History Press and... Read more
HarperCollins has completed its acquisition of Pavilion Books, finalising a deal it announced in October.
Journalist Philip Clark and novelist and essayist Javier Montes have been named as the winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award, at a... Read more
Picador has stopped distribution of Alice Sebold's memoir Lucky as the author apologised to the man who was exonerated of her rape last week, 40 years after... Read more
Pearson’s average library e-book prices are going up by 500% in a move criticised as “completely unacceptable” by campaigners.
Candida Lacey, former publishing director at Myriad Editions, is joining the newly announced Footnote Press as consulting editor.
Yasmine Awwad, Sophie Meadows and Mathelinda Nabugodi have been shortlisted for the Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award, chosen from 983 entries this year. ... Read more
Ed Lake is moving to Weidenfeld & Nicolson in the newly created role of publishing director for non-fiction after five years at Profile. ... Read more
Scottish crime writers including Val McDermid, Abir Mukherjee and Louise Welsh are among a new cohort of tutors featuring on Inverness writing centre Moniack Mhor's 2022 programme.... Read more
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Issue No 5953
Friday, December 3 2021
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