Ladybird will publish a new pocket-sized illustrated non-fiction series, A Ladybird Book, in 2020 including four new What to Look for... titles.
PFD will take on translation rights on behalf of David Godwin Associates (DGA).
Online store Bert’s Books has launched a £30,000 fundraiser to open a physical shop in Swindon.
Rogers, Coleridge & White staffer Katharina Volckmer’s "audacious" début novel has sold to Fitzcarraldo Editions.
Nottingham-based independent poetry publisher Candlestick Press has achieved its best ever year, with 2019 sales up more than a third on 2018.
Anna Dempsey, Kerry Hood and Iain Rowan have been nominated for the Costa Short Story Award 2019.
Hilary Mantel will appear at a Manchester Literature Festival event in April as part of her publicity campaign for The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate).... Read more
Bonnier Books UK has signed a deal with Garth Nix for a new novel in the Old Kingdom series and his backlist, marking the first... Read more
Egmont has announced two promotions with Lindsey Heaven appointed fiction publishing director with Liz Bankes succeeding her as editorial director.
Egmont fiction publishing director Ali Dougal is moving to Simon & Schuster Children’s UK in the newly created role of publishing director with editorial responsibility for... Read more
Tom Watson, the former deputy leader of the Labour Party, is making his fiction début with a political thriller for Little, Brown with The House.... Read more
Submissions for the 2020 Booker Prize open today (15th January).
Andrzej Sapkowski's The Last Wish (Gollancz) has leapfrogged Alex Michaelides' The Silent Patient (Orion) atop Amazon Most-Sold: Fiction chart. ... Read more
HarperCollins has acquired a "major" new Middle Grade series by ex-racehorse trainer Charlie P Brooks, making his children’s début with illustrator Katy Riddell. ... Read more
Margaret Atwood and the late Judith Kerr have both made The Bookseller's year-end Author Top 50 for the second time.
Issue No 5869
Friday, January 17 2020
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