Pearson is selling its US K12 public schools courseware business to private equity group Nexus Capital Management in a deal worth $250m (£193m).
Pan Macmillan has signed a “sexy thriller fest” debut novel by ex-pop manager Melanie Blake, about a warring girl group’s reunion.
The Society of Authors, the Publishers Association and Booksellers Association have welcomed the EU’s breakthrough on a new copyright directive that will produce the first major revamp... Read more
Indie publishers say they are fearful of a no deal Brexit, with one warning it could relocate to Canada, as HMRC sent out letters this week... Read more
In this week's pictures round-up Klaus Flugge attends the launch of a new Elmer exhibition, while Katy Brand talks all things "Dirty Dancing" and the National... Read more
American author Dakota Canon has won the Caledonia Novel Award 2019 with her unpublished novel The Unmaking of Eden.
Circulation at the London Review of Books has gone up by 2.5% in the past year thanks to an increase in paid subscribers, the magazine... Read more
StudioCanal, Nickelodeon and award-winning producer David Heyman today announced a global deal for a brand-new Paddington-inspired television series for pre-schoolers.
Writer and Everyday Sexism Project founder Laura Bates talks to Caroline Carpenter about her first YA novel, The Burning.
Canongate c.e.o. Jamie Byng has acquired rights to Priya Basil’s "wise and engrossing" Be My Guest, slated for publication in November 2019. ... Read more
Radical publisher Verso Books is launching its own fiction imprint this September, promising a string of "politically astute" novels.
A 36-hour “flash” auction has seen Century buy a grammar guide by Benjamin Dreyer, long-time Random House copy chief and editor.
Canongate has bagged the "haunting" debut novel by editor and ghostwriter Molly Aitken in a two-book deal.
Bookouture’s Abigail Fenton has joined HQ as head of digital.
Andrea Levy, writer of bestselling Windrush generation novel Small Island (Headline), has died from cancer at the age of 62, with the publishing community paying tribute... Read more
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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