Jamie Oliver has unveiled his latest book with Penguin Michael Joseph, “inspired by a desire to bring people together to enjoy great food, after a challenging... Read more
Arcadia has picked up Michael Arditti’s The Young Pretender, the author's "revelatory" 12th novel and 13th book for the publisher.... Read more
HarperNorth has signed an “unflinchingly honest” account of the impossible ethical choices required by medical emergencies by Dr Tony Redmond.
The Comedy Women in Print Prize 2021 will be chaired by novelist Joanne Harris, with actress Maureen Lipman and author Nina Stibbe among the judges.... Read more
Hodder Studio has acquired a memoir from comedian Harry Hill, Harry Hill’s Fight!: Thirty Years Not Quite at the Top. ... Read more
Coronet has scooped a “funny and refreshing” guide to Africa by Chinny Ukata and Astrid Madimba, debut authors and hosts of podcast “It’s a Continent”.... Read more
Carol Macdonald has been appointed interim head of editorial (books) at Edinburgh University Press (EUP).
Welbeck Publishing Group has acquired First Casualty: The Untold Story of the Battle That Began the War in Afghanistan by Orwell Prize-winner Toby Harnden.... Read more
Mirror Books has scooped the “powerful and compelling” true story Murder at Roaringwater by journalist and author Nick Foster.
Sphere has acquired The Best Friend, a standalone novella by Jessica Fellowes, author of The Mitford Murders series which is also published by the Little, Brown imprint. ... Read more
Cressida Cowell, the Waterstones Children’s Laureate, is calling on Boris Johnson to commit to a yearly investment of £100m in primary school libraries.... Read more
Gallery Books is to publish Ed Balls’ "moving and entertaining" title Appetite: A Memoir in Recipes of Family and Food this summer. ... Read more
Joe Wicks has revealed the cover and title for new recipe book Joe's Family Food, published by Bluebird on 10th June.
The Irish Cultural Centre in London is launching a series of literary interviews, Northern Irish Voices, this weekend which will form part of its spring 2021 cultural programme. ... Read more
Bookshops finally reopen their doors in England and Wales today (Monday 12th April) after more than three months of closure, with the Booksellers Association urging... Read more
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Issue No 5924
Friday, April 9 2021
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