No Exit Press, part of Oldcastle Books Ltd, has acquired a "definitive oral history" of TV show "The Wire", as told by the actors, writers, directors, and... Read more
Pan Macmillan has promoted Vicki Mellor to the newly-created role of publishing director of the commercial fiction team.
Walker Books will this autumn release a book about the life and work of Helen Oxenbury, who was given the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award last... Read more
The international terror threat, a weaker pound and ill feeling towards the election of Donald Trump have contributed towards a shift in the travel market,... Read more
Atlantic imprint Corvus has joined forces with literary agency A M Heath to launch a crime and thriller competition.
The Booker Prize Foundation has revealed a new prize to mark its 50th anniversary which will put previous winners across five decades into contention for a one-off award.... Read more
Michael Frank’s “dazzlingly vivid” family memoir The Mighty Franks (4th Estate) has won the £4,000 Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize.
Walker Books has awarded student Viola Wang this year’s Sebastian Walker Award for Illustration.
HarperCollins imprint HQ is teaming up with Borough Market and Waterstones to host a festival celebrating the “explosion” in popularity of plant-based food.
Headline has acquired a new saga author, Glenda Young.
The production company behind the ITV series "Vera" and BBC1's "Shetland" has acquired exclusive television rights to Black Tudors: The Untold Story (Oneworld) by Miranda Kaufmann.... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK has launched a competition with the Darley Anderson Literary Agency and Bradford Literature Festival to find the next bestselling commercial fiction... Read more
Penguin is launching a pop-up bookshop stocked solely with titles by female writers for International Women’s Day.
One of London’s oldest independent bookshops, Karnac, has moved to a new location on Finchley Road.
Orion has signed two more novels from Lucy Vine, the author behind debut Hot Mess (Orion) which was recently optioned for television. ... Read more
Issue No 5790
Friday, February 16 2018
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