Aria Fiction, an imprint of Head of Zeus, has acquired world English rights to three books by Eimear Lawlor from Kate Nash at The Kate... Read more
Summersdale has signed Doctors Get Cancer Too: A Doctor’s Diary of Life and Recovery from Cancer by Dr Philippa Kaye, featuring a foreword by broadcaster Sara Cox.... Read more
Oneworld has pre-empted Vietnamese-American author Violet Kupersmith's debut novel.
Templar Publishing, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish the Templar Illustration Prize-winning Bread, Buns and Biscuits by Paula White.
Canongate has acquired world rights to two novellas by Alasdair Gray, ahead of an event celebrating his life and work in February next year. ... Read more
Octopus imprint Kyle Books has acquired How to Listen by charity Samaritans.
The most recent slew of lockdown restrictions across the UK have mostly been to the benefit of bricks-and-mortar booksellers, with a number reporting brisk, Christmas-like... Read more
Kit Harington, Joanna Lumley and David Walliams are among the all-star cast for a new Penguin Random House audio edition of J M Barrie's classic Peter... Read more
Dorling Kindersley will put a focus on sustainability in its spring list next year, revealing titles to encourage the public to "make more sustainable choices". ... Read more
Canelo is taking on titles currently released by The Dome Press, a publisher set up by agent and bookseller David Headley.
Isabella Depiazzi has been promoted to rights and acquisitions manager at Granta, while Dan Bird and Sam Fulton have also been promoted within the campaigns team. ... Read more
Six books will vie to win the 42nd Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year.
This year's Crime Writers' Association Awards sees Michael Robotham land the Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year, while Trevor Wood scoops the... Read more
Author Jane Porter and illustrator Maisie Paradise Shearring have won the £2,000 Little Rebels Award for their children's book, The Boy who Loved Everyone (Walker Books). ... Read more
Authors including John Banville, Roddy Doyle and Emma Donoghue will appear at the Irish Cultural Centre's upcoming Digital Literary Festival.
27 October @ 4.30pm
28 October @ 9.00am
28 October @ 6.00pm
28 October @ 7.00pm
29 October @ 6.30pm
Issue No 5903
Friday, October 23 2020
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