The c.e.o. of Faber has released a statement supporting Booker Prize shortlisted author Tsitsi Dangarembga, ahead of her trial in Harare today (Friday 18th September).... Read more
Puffin has unveiled an all-star cast to read the immersive audiobook of Kay's Anatomy by Adam Kay, featuring Sandi Toksvig, Reece Shearsmith, Lolly Adefope and... Read more
Polly Powell has been appointed group c.e.o. for Quarto, taking over from C K Lau.
Penguin General imprint Fig Tree has bought a food memoir by actor and author Stanley Tucci in a 24-hour pre-empt.
FutureBook will return as a digital conference in 2020 with a schedule that will tackle head on the publishing sector's response to the Covid-19 pandemic... Read more
Headline Home will publish But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from your Kids and Have an Honest Conversation With Yourself While You are At It by Clemmie... Read more
Arts and culture TV channel Sky Arts is to launch a new book club show, hosted by author and journalist Elizabeth Day and chef and... Read more
Ebury Press has swept in for “the ultimate guide to our glorious weather” by the Met Office.
Francine Toon, commissioning editor at Hodder & Stoughton imprint Sceptre, has pre-empted the debut novel Other People’s Clothes by Berlin-based American writer Calla Henkel. ... Read more
Viking has acquired a historical debut by Annie Garthwaite, reimagining the story of Cecily Neville, the Duchess of York and mother to two kings of England—Edward IV and Richard III.... Read more
Virago has acquired Golem Girl, a memoir by artist Riva Lehrer who was born with spina bifilda, which has already won acclaim from writers including David Mitchell... Read more
Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) has charted top of the Bookstat e-book top 10 in its second week on sale, rising from third... Read more
Three children’s authors from around the world will close this year’s Bookseller Children’s Conference (28th September-1st October) by giving their vision of the future of reading. ... Read more
David Walliams has announced his “monstrously funny” next picture book for HarperCollins Children's Books, Little Monsters, with new illustrator Adam Stower.... Read more
Sphere has announced Irish journalist Edel Coffey’s debut novel, Breaking Point, will be a superlead for the publisher in 2022, following a multi-publisher auction and six-figure deal.... Read more
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Issue No 5899
Friday, September 18 2020
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