The National Literacy Trust's Connecting Stories campaign, championing literacy in diverse communities in need of support, has attracted the support of 18 publishers and 32 authors, including children's writers Sathnam Sanghera, Konnie... Read more
Scribner UK is to publish Dreamland, a novel of "originality, urgency and great importance" by Rosa Rankin-Gee.
W H Smith's total group revenue for the 20 weeks to 16th January 2021 slumped to 59% of 2019 levels in the same period but... Read more
Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) and Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) have held the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold:... Read more
Nick Walters at David Luxton Associates has been promoted to senior literary agent and rights manager in recognition of his "outstanding contribution" to the agency over the years. ... Read more
Quercus has revealed the identity of C J Carey, author of the dystopian thriller Widowland.
The Reading is Magic Festival will expand its free streaming service to give pupils stuck at home access throughout the lockdown.
Flipped eye publishing is marking its 20th anniversary this year with a digital bookshop tour, a nationwide hunt for a young editor and a 2021... Read more
Bookouture has signed new contracts to continue publishing two of its biggest selling authors, K L Slater and Patricia Gibney.... Read more
Patrick McCabe's new book Poguemahone is being released though Unbound, with a pre-order campaign under way.
Fairlight Books has acquired world rights to Lynda Clark’s debut short story collection Dreaming in Quantum and Other Stories.
Walker Books has confirmed a two-book deal with comedian, film director, screenwriter, television presenter, actor and author Richard Ayoade.
Penguin Michael Joseph has acquired a "unique" and "chilling" debut thriller, Breathless, from mountaineer and former Puffin editor Amy McCulloch, in a two-book deal, following a six-way... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton is publishing the first English-language biography of Silicon Valley investor and SoftBank c.e.o. Masayoshi Son in June. ... Read more
Vic Perry, formerly of Jaguar Land Rover, has been appointed as the c.e.o. of the Book Trade Charity (BTBS), taking over from David Hicks when... Read more
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Friday, January 15 2021
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