The company behind the Rebel Girls series is already planning a second print run for book two, due for release next week, following “unprecedented demand”... Read more
Only 51% of pre-school children are read to on a daily basis, a “steep decline” from 69% five years ago, Egmont Publishing has revealed.
This week's pictures round-up features award winner, book launches and 2018 showcase.
Amazon will adapt the late Scottish author Iain M Banks’ acclaimed space opera Consider Phlebas 30 years after it was first published.... Read more
Jonathan Cape will publish an "achingly beautiful" graphic memoir by New Yorker artist Liana Finck, described as "part magical odyssey, part feminist creation myth".... Read more
Kit de Waal's anthology Common People, providing a platform for new working class writers, is now fully crowd-funded for publication with Unbound. ... Read more
Scottish Book Trust will give away 800,000 books from publishers including Child’s Play, Walker Books and Penguin Random House Children's as part of its Bookbug... Read more
Vintage has acquired a "beautiful, heart-breaking" novel about the life of Jean Rhys by Booker-shortlisted novelist Caryl Phillips.
Trevor Dolby has joined creative management agency Toby Mundy Associates (TMA) following his retirement as publisher at Penguin Random House imprint Preface last year.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has signed a seven-book deal with author and illustrator Nick East.
DK has appointed Ed Christie as sales director for the UK & Group.
Two debut novels are battling it out on the shortlist for the $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, including one soon to be published by Oneworld.... Read more
Ebury is publishing the official TV tie-in to BBC One's new 2018 cookery show, Britain’s Best Cook.
Fiona Crosby, commissioning editor at Michael Joseph, is joining Headline to become senior commissioning editor for non-fiction.
French publisher Jean-Manuel Bourgois has died aged 78.
Issue No 5791
Friday, February 23 2018
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