Orion's Tom Noble and Alice Commins are among book trade figures running in Sunday’s Virgin London Marathon to raise money for charity.
Debut novelist and York bookseller Fiona Mozley and cultural historian and biographer Lucy Hughes-Hallett are in contention for the RSL Ondaatje Prize.... Read more
Sinead Morrissey is to chair the judging panel for the 2018 T S Eliot Prize.
Amazon has launched an “international shopping experience” through an app which allows customers worldwide to browse and ship more than 45 million products from the... Read more
A Netflix adaptation of William Sutcliffe’s 2008 novel Whatever Makes You Happy is in development, the author has confirmed.
The Broadway producers of an adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird are counter-suing the Harper Lee estate, which last month brought a suit against them... Read more
Sphere non-fiction is publishing comedian Richard Herring's book about "conversation-savers for any situation" this October.
Headline is publishing a new edition of Octavia E Butler's "ground-breaking masterpiece" Kindred with a foreword from Ayòbámi Adébáyò.... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a "bold" new novel by Wales Book of the Year winner and Dylan Thomas Prize shortlisted author Alys Conran. ... Read more
Michael Kogge’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Dean & Son) has ascended into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 62,104 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s... Read more
Philip Pullman is to judge a new 500-word short story competition which is being launched ahead of the 2018 Liverpool Literary Festival. Read more
Books from Finland, Italy and the Netherlands were named as the 2018 In Other Words honour titles at the London Book Fair.
A debut author has hit back after her novel was criticised in an Observer review, which has become the focus of a debate on social media.... Read more
Bookouture has acquired two new novels from Kerry Fisher, Kindle bestselling author of The Silent Wife.
A window in London-based gay and lesbian bookshop Gay's the Word has been smashed.
Issue No 5797
Friday, April 20 2018
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