Candida Lacey, publishing director of Myriad Editions, is leaving the trade imprint she has helmed for over 15 years.
Author Catherine Belton and publisher HarperCollins are going to the High Court today (28th July) to take on Russian state-controlled oil giant Rosneft and three Russian billionaires,... Read more
Hachette UK’s Gender Balance Network has organised a free virtual event on 2nd September to explore equality and transparency.
Independent booksellers Allison Jinks, Jess Paul and Sheryl Shurville have joined the Booksellers Association advisory council, as membership to the association passes 1,000 for the... Read more
Matt Haig's The Comfort Book and The Midnight Library (both Canongate) have claimed the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction and Fiction top spots, respectively.... Read more
Prestel Children's has acquired I Saw A Beautiful Woodpecker, a "remarkable" Second World War diary, written by an eight-year-old Polish boy, Michał Skibiński, in 1939.... Read more
The Northern Fiction Alliance is launching a London summer showcase of five of its publishers and their forthcoming authors next month.
David Walliams and Tony Ross' Megamonster (HarperCollins) notched up a fifth week in the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, selling 19,799 copies through... Read more
HarperNorth has scooped a "sweeping historical romance" from 73-year-old debut novelist Lady Cecil Cameron.
US-based marketing tech company Open Road Media (OR/M) has acquired UK e-book specialist indie Bloodhound Books for an undisclosed sum.
The audiobook of Roderic Fenwick Owen's memoir Oh, What A Lovely Century will be narrated by actors Callum Scott-Howells, Hugh Skinner and Simon Callow, who will each cover... Read more
Dawn French will narrate an audiobook edition of Giles Andreae’s I Love My… picture books for Bolinda, the first time any of the series will be produced... Read more
Independent publisher Influx Press is launching a new fiction prize for Black British women, in partnership with lifestyle platform Black Ballad.
The RSL has announced the recipients of the inaugural 2021 Sky Arts RSL Writers Awards, which celebrate and nurture British writers of colour at the... Read more
The longlists for the second Diverse Book Awards have been revealed, recognising inclusivity in children’s, YA and adult fiction.
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Issue No 5939
Friday, July 23 2021
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