Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two non-fiction picture books and two picture books by debut author and illustrator Ellan Rankin, winner of the 2020 Carmelite... Read more
Callum Kenny, editor for Sphere fiction, has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, for two new novels from Justin Myers. Rights were acquired from... Read more
Bookouture has acquired two "contemporary emotional women’s fiction" novels from Louise Voss.
US writers' body The Authors Guild has sent an open letter to Audible, demanding the company make changes to its policy on returns.
Hodder & Stoughton will publish Good to Eat by David Atherton, winner of "The Great British Bake Off" 2019. ... Read more
Headline Home is publishing a cookbook by chef Raymond Blanc OBE to accompany his new ITV television series focusing on simple recipes for home cooks.... Read more
Simon Mackay, formerly of Edinburgh Book Festival and W H Smith, is joining Oxfordshire-based AwesomeBooks in the newly created role of head of books.... Read more
Transworld has pre-empted Pathogenesis, a "major new history of humankind" by Jonathan Kennedy, senior lecturer and director of the MSc global public health programmes at... Read more
Penguin will publish the sequel to Jordan B Peterson's 12 Rules for Life (Generic, 2018) globally on 2nd March 2021. ... Read more
Hodder Studio has acquired two titles from Heather Marshall at auction, including her debut Looking for Jane.
Pearson has committed to tackling gender bias and stereotyping in education, unrolling "first of its kind" gender equality guidelines for the resources it produces. ... Read more
Bodour Al Qasimi, founder of the UAE's Kalimat Group, has been confirmed as president-elect of the International Publishers Association (IPA), only the second woman to take... Read more
Children’s Books Ireland is giving 6,000 books to children in the run-up to Christmas, supported by the Arts Council and KPMG.
Fitzcarraldo Editions is to publish two books, Can the Monster Speak? Report to an Academy of Psychoanalysts and Virus & Revolution, by philosopher and curator Paul B Preciado. ... Read more
Mostly Books has lined up a second series of its podcast, featuring a host of authors talking about their favourite books.
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Issue No 5908
Friday, November 20 2020
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