FilmNation TV UK has acquired TV rights to Kenya Hunt's Girl, with the author on board to adapt her debut for the small screen.... Read more
Europa Editions is to publish The Betrayed, a "profound and compelling debut novel" by award-winning Filipino-American author Reine Arcache Melvin.... Read more
Victoria Hislop's One August Night (Headline) has soared into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 20,220 copies.
The Quarto Group saw revenue increase by 21% to $56.9m (£40.9m) in the six months to 30th June 2021, from $46.9m (£33.7m) during the same period last... Read more
The Black Spring Press Group has acquired A very short book about writing, the debut collection from Jonathan Davies.
Cambridge University Press and exams group Cambridge Assessment have merged into one organisation under the name Cambridge University Press & Assessment.
Polygon, an imprint of Birlinn, has acquired two titles in Steven Veerapen's new historical crime series.
Blind and partially sighted readers can now access thousands of audiobooks through the Royal Institute of Blind People's partnership with Amazon's AI assistant Alexa.... Read more
Little Door Books has swooped for Scaredy Bat, the first picture book by Jonathan Meres for 21 years, to be illustrated by Anders Frang.... Read more
Rankin has reimagined the covers of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy in new editions for the adult market.
Pan Macmillan has signed a new six-book deal with Karen Swan, marking her first move into historical fiction and hardback.
Penguin Press has signed a "dramatic and deeply tragic" portrait of life in Palestine by Nathan Thrall after a three-way auction.
Orion and digital services company Firsty Group have teamed up to deliver the e-book and audio titles of SF Gateway, the sister imprint of Gollancz,... Read more
Ariadne author Jennifer Saint will have another two novels published by Wildfire.
Southampton University has published some of the personal diaries and letters belonging to Lord and Lady Mountbatten after a campaign by historian and literary agent Andrew Lownie,... Read more
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Issue No 5939
Friday, July 23 2021
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