Head of Zeus has acquired a “gripping” investigation into the fashion industry by journalist Dana Thomas.
Liverpool’s longest-running literature festival has revealed its programme for 2019 with Will Self and Kit De Waal joining the line-up.
Karin Slaughter and Lee Child have collaborated to write an “explosive” short story bringing their characters together.
Crowdfunding publisher Unbound is launching a new funding campaign to continue its US expansion and support its UK operations.
Digital publisher Bookouture has signed a new police procedural novel in the DI Natalie Ward series from Carol Wyer.
Octopus imprint Cassell Illustrated has acquired photographer Terry O'Neill's "definitive portrait" of Elton John featuring never-before-seen pictures.
Wayne Davies and Alex Allan will take up new roles at the recently unveiled Welbeck Publishing Group as group publishers in its Carlton Books division.... Read more
Pearson c.e.o. John Fallon has paid tribute to employee Dieter Kowalski, who was killed in the Sri Lanka bombings on Easter Sunday. ... Read more
Pan Macmillan has appointed Russell McLean as publisher of the Kingfisher non-fiction imprint, where he was editorial director between 2009 and 2012.
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired the memoir of Princess Margaret’s former lady-in-waiting Lady Anne Glenconner, with plans to publish in October. ... Read more
Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrated the start of its year as UNESCO World Book Capital last night (23rd April) with a spectacular... Read more
E L James' The Mister (Arrow) has scorched into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 52,674 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM.... Read more
The sunny weather hit Easter weekend trading for bookshops with some struggling to shift copies, bucking the general trend after research showed High Street footfall actually increased. ... Read more
Pan Macmillan will publish an anthology of William Shakespeare's works by poet Allie Esiri later this year.
Lebanese author Hoda Barakat has won this year’s $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) for her epistolary novel The Night Mail (Dar al-Adab), only the second woman... Read more
Issue No 5838
Friday, April 19 2019
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