Harvill Secker has triumphed in a seven-way auction to buy debut novel, Braised Pork, and one other book from 26-year-old writer An Yu for six figures.... Read more
Simon & Schuster's worldwide revenues for 2018 dipped fractionally to $825m from $830m in 2017, parent company CBS has said.
Faber has won a six-publisher auction for Financial Times journalist Rebecca Watson’s debut novel little scratch.
Allen Lane will publish a “lyrical” history of the world by palaeontologist Thomas Halliday.
HQ has acquired a ghostly historical debut, Greyswick, and one other novel written by Anita Frank.
Transworld Publishers has acquired Dr Ranj Singh's Save Money Lose Weight, the tie-in to the ITV television programme of the same name.... Read more
After 20 years heading up the PR department for Oxford University Press's Academic division, Kate Farquhar-Thomson is moving to Princeton University Press as head of publicity, Europe.... Read more
Phaidon will publish a celebration of interior design in May, following in the footsteps of its landmark art and fashion books.
Myriad Publications is partnering with SOAS University of London and International Students House to launch the £20,000 Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award, which will... Read more
The forecast for the Travel market remains perilous as, after a few years of treading water, the market suffered widespread declines last year, with the... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton imprint Two Roads has landed BBC news anchor Babita Sharma’s “unique” debut memoir delving into the British corner shop’s cultural history.... Read more
The upheaval in the German book industry continues with wholesaler KNV Gruppe filing for insolvency.
The Bookseller is teaming up with World Book Day to launch a competition for bookshops.
Bloomsbury Children’s Books will release a new novel by Katherine Rundell, entitled The Good Thieves, in June.
Quercus imprint Jo Fletcher Books has acquired the “remarkable” first adult fantasy novel by Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer.
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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