Children's publisher Puffin has said it is proud to be publishing John Boyne’s novel about a transgender teen, after the book was labelled "transphobic" by... Read more
Easter-themed kids' books have risen into the charts as the school holidays begin, helping to boost the Children's category 4.7% in volume and 5.5% in value... Read more
Circle Media Group has filed for bankruptcy of its Dutch printing companies, blaming Europe’s “challenging market circumstances” in a “shrinking” print industry.
Hachette has published an Ethnicity Pay Gap report, one of only a handful of UK companies to do so.
Bookouture has signed two new novels from K L Slater, a writer the digital publisher says has sold one million copies in two years.... Read more
The winner of the second annual Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize is Francesca Reece.
Picador has scooped three works by "extraordinary" US writer Bette Howland in a four-way auction.
Professor Brian Cox has written a book on the “most extraordinary and mysterious phenomenon” of black holes for William Collins, with Professor Jeff Forshaw.... Read more
Yellow Kite has landed a cookbook by vegan chef Max La Manna focusing on cooking with plants while cutting waste.
Nina Stibbe and Roddy Doyle have been nominated for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, on a shortlist that is dominated by women.... Read more
Cornerstone has unveiled E L James’ The Mister with a colourful publicity campaign including a “Superfan Sleepover” and a pop-up branded piano in Sloane Square... Read more
Cleaning Instagrammer Sophie “Mrs Hinch” Hinchliffe’s Hinch Yourself Happy (Michael Joseph) has once again polished the UK Official Top 50 number one up to a... Read more
Madeline Miller has picked up the Red Tentacle award for her “work of true genius” Circe (Bloomsbury) at this year’s Kitschies.... Read more
Will Young is "calling for an end to society’s legacy of gay shame" in a "taboo-breaking" manifesto-memoir, How to Be A Gay Man (Virgin Books).... Read more
The White Review Short Story Prize has unveiled its shortlist following a record year of 570 submissions.
Issue No 5838
Friday, April 19 2019
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