Christopher Tolkien, who published the posthumous works of his father J R R Tolkien, has died at the age of 95.
A celebration of Sonny Mehta’s life in books will be held in London on Monday 9th March.
W H Allen has bought award-winning German bestseller Aftermath, an account of the German psyche in the fallout of the Second World War by journalist Harald Jähner.... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Books has signed two picture books from author Swapna Haddow and illustrator Dapo Adeola.
Helped mightily by the breakout sensation of 2019, Pinch of Nom, Pan Macmillan was the by far the biggest-growing top British publisher of 2019, chalking... Read more
Granta has promoted Ka Bradley to commissioning editor and Sinéad O’Callaghan to assistant editor.
Nadiya Hussain’s next cookery book, Nadiya Bakes, will be published by Michael Joseph in July to coincide with her upcoming BBC series. ... Read more
Wiley is to launch a new publishing imprint, Techstars Press, in conjunction with the Colorado-based seed accelerator company Techstars.
The Woodstock Bookshop is on the market after owner Rachel Phipps made the decision to sell the business.
Transworld has launched a volunteer award to honour the memory of Sophie Christopher, who died aged 28 last year.
Short Books has signed an illustrated nature journal by Jo Brown.
HarperCollins UK has announced Charlotte Veaney as its new group production director, taking over from Mike Levaggi who is moving to a new role.... Read more
The Booksellers Association (BA) has made a submission to the European Commission in response to its Amazon Marketplace investigation, saying the firm's retail model is... Read more
The Quarto Group is selling shares to raise £13.9m following a slowdown in its business coupled with financial challenges arising from its bank debt.... Read more
The Works chief executive Kevin Keaney is stepping down with immediate effect as The Works posts an increase in sales for the Christmas trading period. ... Read more
Issue No 5869
Friday, January 17 2020
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