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
Hodder & Stoughton has snapped up Rachelle Atalla’s debut novel The Pharmacist, as well as a second novel by the author.... Read more
Australian novelist Janet Woods has died at the age of 81, the Kate Nash Literary Agency has confirmed.
Barrington Stoke has acquired The Great (Food) Bank Heist, a "heartfelt adventure" from Onjali Q Raúf that will offer a child’s perspective on the rapidly... Read more
Online classroom platform Oak National Academy is launching a new virtual library in partnership with the National Literacy Trust.
Virago is publishing the first novel in two decades from Gayl Jones, Palmares, set in 17th-century colonial Brazil on Portuguese plantations and in the last fugitive slave settlement.... Read more
Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70.
Cornerstone UK’s Del Rey imprint will publish Ava Reid's debut novel, The Wolf and the Woodsman, in June 2021. ... Read more
Ebury Press has signed an “inspirational” memoir from former SAS trooper and air-accident survivor Jamie Hull.
Saraband is bringing forward the publication of Ewan Morrison’s new novel, How To Survive Everything, in response to the latest UK lockdown.... Read more
Jewish Book Week will be fully online for the first time this year, featuring Elif Shafak and David Baddiel among others on the bill.... Read more
Waterstones is to host an exclusive online signing with Kazuo Ishiguro, the first event for the author's forthcoming novel Klara and the Sun (Faber).... Read more
BBC Two's weekly book club series “Between the Covers”, hosted by Sara Cox, is returning for a second series this spring.
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Issue No 5913
Friday, January 15 2021
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