Ben Willis is leaving Orion for a new publishing director role at Bonnier Books UK imprint Zaffre, while senior publicity manager Poppy Stimpson is also heading... Read more
Blackwell's will celebrate its 140th anniversary with books signed by Michelle Obama and Robert Galbraith up for auction for Book Aid International throughout June. ... Read more
A number of literary prizes were awarded this week, while independent bookshops across the country celebrated Independent Bookshop Week.
Waterstones says no jobs are at risk at its Guildford branch as the shop's lease comes to an end.
Scholastic will next year publish a prequel to Suzanne Collins’ bestselling The Hunger Games series in the UK, US, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired four middle-grade novels from Kiran Millwood Hargrave for a six-figure sum.
Trapeze has scooped the first official book for triple BAFTA-winning comedy "This Country" in a six-way auction, promising to reveal “the real s*** that goes down... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired a magical middle-grade fantasy series by debut author L D Lapinski.
Headline has snapped up a "powerful and provocative" novel about warring families from US author Therese Anne Fowler.
Jake Lingwood’s new Octopus imprint Monoray has acquired the "phenomenal" first ever oral history of 9/11 as one of its first titles.
Hodder & Stoughton has recommissioned cook Donal Skehan for a new book called Super Food in Minutes to accompany his upcoming 10-part TV series.... Read more
HarperCollins has bought We Just Clicked, described as "a love story for the Instagram generation", and a second novel from romantic comedy author Anna Bell.... Read more
Yellow Kite has acquired a companion journal for its bestselling spiritual guide The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle.
A number of writers have pulled out of Bradford festival in protest over funding from a government counter-extremism programme.
Nosy Crow author Christopher Edge has won the inaugural £1,000 STEAM Children’s Book Prize for The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day.... Read more
Issue No 5847
Friday, June 21 2019
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