Bloomsbury Publishing has acquired a "sexy, bloody and murderous" historical saga entitled Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten.
Quercus' imprint riverrun has acquired its literary lead for the year, The Dollmaker by Nina Allan, described as a story "about lives lived in the margins, and a love story... Read more
Pushkin Children’s Books has acquired world rights to Bearmouth, a "resoundingly original book", by freelance publishing PR and debut author Liz Hyder.... Read more
Lightning Books has signed the fifth novel of award-winning Australian writer Emily Maguire.
Canadian publisher Greystone Books is to release The Little Book of Cannabis: How Marijuana Can Improve Your Life this November.
The Supreme Court in the US has ruled that online retailers are required to pay taxes in states where they have no physical presence in... Read more
More than 420 indie bookshops are taking part in this year’s Independent Bookshop Week, which has been hailed as “bigger and better than ever” by... Read more
Victoria Oundjian, currently editor at Avon, is joining Orion Fiction as commissioning editor.
Bonnier Publishing UK has appointed Anna MacLaren May to be its new HR director.
A new library devoted to Japanese culture is opening in London today as part of an initiative to raise awareness of Japanese creativity and innovation... Read more
Freelance illustrator Emma Chadwick has been revealed as the winner of the inaugural Templar Illustration Competition.
A YA historical fantasy novel, set in Scotland in the fifteenth century, is the winner of this year’s Times/Chicken House Fiction Competition.... Read more
María J Guarda from the Cambridge School of Art has won this year’s Macmillan Prize for Illustration with her story of a family in exile.... Read more
Lionel Shriver has replied to 2016's WriteNow mentees, who recently penned an open letter condemning the author's views on diversity expressed in a column the Spectator.... Read more
HarperNonFiction has pre-empted New York Times journalist Mark Leibovich’s “tour through the corridors of National Football League power”.
Issue No 5785
Friday, June 22 2018
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