Author Douglas Murray has criticised an open letter published in The Bookseller, which claimed that UK book publishing is transphobic.
Independent publishers are "crucial and critical" for literary fiction writers, Costa-winning author Monique Roffey has said, enabling them to take risks no mainstream publisher would... Read more
Ruth Gilligan has won the £10,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize for The Butchers (Atlantic), a literary thriller set in the Irish Borderlands during the 1996... Read more
Online indie retailer Bookshop.org is calling for publishers and authors to link to independent bookshops and its own site for the duration of Independent Bookshop Week... Read more
DK is to publish It's Your Loss by Robyn Donaldson and Emma Hopkinson in a two-book deal.
Hodder will publish Jodi Picoult’s new novel, Wish You Were Here, inspired by the global pandemic and about how a young woman's life unravels in lockdown.... Read more
Headline Home has won a four-way auction for cookbook Healthy Living James, from food blogger and health coach James Wythe, focused on helping people with ill health and food... Read more
The Bath Festival will become of the first live arts festivals to take place after lockdown, featuring more than 40 authors such as Richard Osman,... Read more
Bookouture’s Maisie Lawrence will take over Dialogue Books during publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove’s parental leave from July.
Fairlight Books has acquried world rights, incuding audio, to The Second Person from Porlock, a Coleridge-themed novel by Dennis Hamley, in a deal made directly with... Read more
Muswell Press has acquired world English language rights to Donna Freed's memoir, There Are Things We Do Not Say, in a deal made with Katie Fulford at... Read more
Mitchell Beazley, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, has acquired Get Changed: Finding the New You Through Fashion by fashion stylist Kat Farmer. ... Read more
Quadrille is to publish Sweet Salone, a cookbook on the food of Sierra Leone by chef Maria Bradford.
The family of former Hatchards manager Geoffrey Bailey have shared the details of his funeral, inviting people to attend the online ceremony.
Bonnier Books UK has bought comedian Josh Widdicombe’s first book, billed as part-childhood memoir, part-comic history of 1990s television and culture.
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Friday, May 7 2021
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