Canongate has won the rights to the latest book from The Gift author Lewis Hyde - A Primer for Forgetting. ... Read more
Canongate has acquired the world English rights to The Kremlin School of Negotiation by business coach Igor Ryzov.
David Walliams has called for better access to reading and for libraries to be safeguarded, revealing he would introduce new laws on children’s literacy if... Read more
The Forestry Commission has launched a competition to “diversify” nature writing, as part of its 2019 centenary celebrations, with two paid writing residencies up for... Read more
Children who have 60 or more books at home are five and a half times more likely to read above the level expected for their... Read more
Charlotte Cray will be promoted to editorial director at HarperFiction imprint The Borough Press as of 1st January, 2019.
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) will next year publish a page in adult titles from The Orion Publishing Group asking the reader to encourage children to... Read more
Egmont has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Ben Clanton’s Narwhal and Jelly series of graphic novels after a “hotly contested” multi-publisher auction.... Read more
David Nicholls is bringing out a new "poignant" and "funny" coming-of-age novel with Hodder, called Sweet Sorrow, next July.
The Publishers Association has advised businesses take “practical steps” to prepare for Brexit as best they can despite the “frustrating and challenging” political uncertainty, while... Read more
Independent publishing house Scribe has acquired the rights to New Zealand author Annaleese Jochem's first two novels, as film rights for her debut are sold... Read more
404 Ink has acquired the rights to debut non-fiction Constitution Street from human rights campaigner Jemma Neville.
Harper Collins imprint HQ will publish first-time author Annie Auerbach’s non-fiction title FLEX: The Modern Woman’s Handbook.
Simon & Schuster has promoted two members of its UK sales team, Laura Hough and Dominic Brendon.
Hachette UK’s challenge to all major publishers to present their gender pay gaps in a more “transparent” way has been met with silence from the... Read more
Issue No 5825
Friday, December 14 2018
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