The Borough Press has pre-empted The Measure by Nikki Erlick, a "riveting" novel set in a world where people can find out how much time they have... Read more
DK has joined forces with Mrs Wordsmith, “the world's silliest learning company", on a range of curriculum-based publishing.
Karin Slaughter's The Silent Wife (HarperCollins) has made itself heard in the Amazon Charts, rocketing to the top of the Most-Sold: Fiction chart.... Read more
The Booksellers Association is launching an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Action Group, as part of its work to improve diversity within bookselling and the wider... Read more
More targeted support is needed for the country’s “fragile creative and cultural sectors” beyond emergency funding, according to a new report into the impact of coronavirus on the UK’s authors... Read more
HarperCollins owner News Corp has completed its $349m (£252m) acquisition of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's consumer division.
Transworld has signed two new novels by Hazel Prior, author of last year’s Away with the Penguins (Black Swan). ... Read more
Clays c.e.o. Paul Hulley is retiring from his role next year, to be replaced by Edoardo Cuomo.
Quercus has signed What Is Your Problem? by Jack Dee, a book of "hilarious" advice compiled after the comedian took a four-hour online course to retrain... Read more
The screen rights for Kirsty Capes’ debut novel Careless (Orion) have been snapped up by Neal Street Productions, the company behind "Call the Midwife".... Read more
HarperCollins is releasing a previously out of print police thriller trilogy by The Eagle Has Landed author Jack Higgins as a single volume.... Read more
Library authorities say more than 90% of their facilities have reopened since lockdown eased, with nearly half offering browsing, though many have suffered “huge pressure” from... Read more
Author Douglas Murray has criticised an open letter published in The Bookseller, which claimed that UK book publishing is transphobic.
Publicists say they are “cautiously optimistic” as real-life author events return in force from September for the first time since the pandemic began. ... Read more
The five winning entries has been announced for the inaugural Comic Creators’ Prize, a call-out for Black creatives to get editorial feedback. ... Read more
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Issue No 5928
Friday, May 7 2021
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