Bonnier Books UK has bought comedian Josh Widdicombe’s first book, billed as part-childhood memoir, part-comic history of 1990s television and culture.
Mark Chandler, previously senior reporter on The Bookseller, has been promoted to the position of news editor, effective from today (Friday 7th May). ... Read more
Transworld and Puffin have acquired three books from Alison Hammond, including the "This Morning" presenter's memoir, a novel and a non-fiction title for readers aged... Read more
A number of children’s bookshops up and down the country have spoken of their joy at being able to welcome children and parents back into... Read more
Dan Bird has been appointed assistant editor at Granta publications, as the organisation makes changes in the editorial and sales departments. Meanwhile Phoebe Llanwarne joins... Read more
The Shanghai Children’s Book Fair, scheduled to take place this year from 19th-21st November, will welcome international delegates to an in-person event as long as travel... Read more
Gillian Green is joining Pan Fiction permanently as publishing director while Alex Saunders is stepping up to commissioning editor.
Waterstones has reduced the visibility of books from Penguin Random House in its branches after the publisher placed a limit on its credit.... Read more
Global revenues at HarperCollins rose by 19% year on year in the three months to 31st March 2021, while EBITDA rocketed 45%, driven by strong... Read more
Blackwell’s has launched a collection of 70 books to feature on its Five Foot Bookshelf — reviving a tradition of celebrating a selection of titles that... Read more
Edinburgh Napier University has appointed Rosie Howie, publisher at Hodder Gibson, as its new publisher in residence.
Atlantic Books has acquired two books by Elaine Castillo: an essay collection, How To Read Now, and her second novel, Sexual History. ... Read more
John Murray is launching a new travel list in July, celebrating the imprint’s history of publishing travel writing and helping readers to rediscover classic, timeless... Read more
Global sales at Simon & Schuster hit $185m (£133m) in the first quarter of 2021, an increase of $15m (£10.8m) and 8.8% on last year,... Read more
Alice Oseman has scooped the YA Book Prize 2021 with her “joyful” coming out story about a romance-obsessed teenager who realises that she is aromantic and asexual, Loveless (HarperCollins Children’s... Read more
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Friday, May 7 2021
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