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.
So-called "non-essential" retailers, which include bookshops, will be allowed to reopen when England's lockdown ends on 2nd December, Boris Johnson has announced.
Dialogue Books is launching a podcast with author Dr Pragya Agarwal, called "Wish We Knew What To Say: A Podcast About Talking with Children About Race". ... Read more
The Publishers Association is to aggregate publisher statistics on the diversity make-up of their books, after a number of big publishers confirmed that they were... Read more
Canongate is to publish The Diaries of Alan Rickman, after securing world English-language rights.
The Borough Press has bought The Aerialists by Katie Munnik, a “haunting” novel based on the true story of teenage girl who fell to her death during... Read more
Italian-based publishing house White Star is to launch a new imprint in the UK, specialising in wellness titles.
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Issue No 5909
Friday, November 27 2020
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