French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday evening (24th November) that bookshops and other “non-essential” retailers would be able to reopen on Saturday after a month’s lockdown.... Read more
Craig Brown has won the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction with his “joyous” One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time (Fourth Estate), which judges said “reinvented... Read more
Novelist Pola Oloixarac and historian Imaobong Umoren (pictured) have been named as the 2021 winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award.... Read more
HarperCollins marketing communications director Adam Humphrey has been promoted to publisher for HarperNonFiction.
Audible has announced changes to its returns policy, following an open letter signed by over 10,000 authors and industry representatives demanding that it do so. ... Read more
Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) has soared straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first week on sale. ... Read more
Quercus will publish The Fear Fighter Manual: Lessons from a Professional Troublemaker by Luvvie Ajayi Jones.
John Marrs, author of The One (Del Rey), soon to be released as a Netflix series, is moving to Pan Macmillan for two speculative thrillers.... Read more
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
Bloomsbury Children’s Books will publish Brian Conaghan's first middle-grade title, Cardboard Cowboys, in April 2021.
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
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Issue No 5909
Friday, November 27 2020
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