Penguin Life will publish a debut by academic Dr Christian Busch, The Serendipity Mindset: The Art and Science of Creating Good Luck.... Read more
Vintage has unveiled a new classic series, Most Red, celebrating 10 of its “most loved” titles ahead of its 30th birthday.
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a new book conceived by LBC presenter Iain Dale, The Prime Ministers, timed to publish in 2020 ahead of the 300th anniversary of... Read more
Books from Fleet, Picador and Lightning Books are in the running for the £10,000 Portico Prize for Literature, an award "for outstanding literature that best evokes the... Read more
Ahead of the paperback publication of The Silent Patient, its author Alex Michaelides talks to us about the inspirations behind his bestselling debut novel. ... Read more
The merger of Simon & Schuster's parent company, CBS, with US mass-media conglomerate Viacom has been completed.
Major library systems company Ex Libris, owned by Michigan-based ProQuest, has signed an agreement to acquire competitor Innovative, in a move that significantly strengthens Ex... Read more
Michael Joseph has joined sister companies in the US and Germany in pre-empting an “astonishingly of-the-moment” thriller about a climate activist, Out of Time by author and... Read more
Roland Gulliver, associate director at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, is to step down from the post in February 2020, after 13 years with EIBF.... Read more
Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy.... Read more
Elliott & Thompson has scooped How to be Hopeful by writer, performer and activist Bernadette Russell.
Orion's non-fiction imprint Seven Dials is partnering with the National Railway Museum to publish The Big British Railway Puzzle Book, celebrating the history of the... Read more
Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London.
Tramp Press has bagged the “stunning” debut novel from Irish writer Niall Bourke.
Two Roads has acquired Young Bloomsbury by Nino Strachey, exploring a second-generation group of writers and artists said to have inspired and rejuvenated the Bloomsbury Group in the 1920s.... Read more
Issue No 5866
Friday, December 6 2019
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