Dean Koontz tops the bookstat chart with The Eyes of Darkness.
Pushkin Vertigo has acquired a "gripping" French novel about a woman trapped in a disturbing and toxic relationship.
Avon is putting on a virtual festival to showcase its authors during the Covid-19 crackdown.
Curtis Brown Creative, a writing school founded by Curtis Brown Literary and Talent Agency, has launched a free weekly 'writing workout' programme to inspire and... Read more
A social media campaign launched by HQ Stories to get people sharing their "shelfies" proved a huge social media hit in the UK and beyond... Read more
Pages & Co author Anna James has created an online and interactive middle-grade book club called The Bookwanderers Club, supported by her publisher HarperCollins Children's Books. ... Read more
The Rathbones Folio Prize and the University of East Anglia (UEA) have announced a new partnership that will see exceptional authors championed by the prize offered... Read more
HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.
Birmingham-based indie publisher The Emma Press is hosting a virtual book launch to mark the publication of Call and Response by Rachel Spence.... Read more
Barnes & Noble has temporarily shut approximately 65% of its stores following the coronavirus outbreak in the US.
Début author Holly Jackson is up against heavyweight names, including Malorie Blackman and Frances Hardinge, on the shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2020.... Read more
Laura Cumming, Max Porter and Lucy Ellmann have been longlisted for this year's £10,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, rewarding fiction, non-fiction or poetry–which... Read more
BBC Arts has launched Culture in Quarantine, a virtual arts festival “rooted in the experience of national lockdown”, with highlights including "The Big Book Weekend",... Read more
Publishers are encouraging staff to continue taking holidays during the period of lockdown to allow for rest and recuperation.
A crowdfunder set up by the trade to raise money for booksellers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic has increased its target to £100,000 after Penguin... Read more
Issue No 5879
Friday, March 27 2020
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