Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted a "unique" and "meticulously researched" family memoir, The Lost Café Schindler by Meriel Schindler, centred on a family business and spanning two centuries and two world... Read more
Filming has started on ITV drama series “Grace”, an adaptation of Peter James' novels starring John Simm as tenacious detective Roy Grace.
Hachette Children's Group has signed a two-book middle-grade series from children's presenters Luke Franks and Sean Thorne, who are both debut authors. ... Read more
#Merky Books has announced the second annual #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize, a competition that aims to discover unpublished, underrepresented writers aged 16-30 from the UK... Read more
Elaine Connolly has joined Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) in the newly created role of senior commissioning editor for picture books.
Walker Books has signed M G Leonard's new middle-grade series, launching with Twitch in June 2021.
BookMachine has announced a new editorial board, with some former members stepping down to make way for change, to better reflect the diversity it hopes to see in the industry.... Read more
Cornerstone has revealed a new logo for its literary imprint Windmill, marking the start of a "broader, bolder" chapter as it begins to publish in hardback and launches... Read more
Octopus has paid tribute to British designer, retailer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran, who died aged 88 over the weekend.
Booksellers have generally reacted enthusiastically to news that the US indie-focused retail site Bookshop.org is launching in the UK this November, although some remain cautious.... Read more
Anne Bowman has been appointed vice-president of business development and global sales at Chelsea Green Publishing.
Barnes & Noble chief executive and Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has said the two-and-a-half month lockdown in the US was "hugely traumatic" and a "body blow"... Read more
Macmillan Children's Books is releasing two new editions of Black and British, the book by historian and broadcaster Professor David Olusoga which was originally published by Macmillan’s... Read more
Quercus will publish Al Murray's look at 20th-century British history, The Last 100 Years (Give or Take) And All That.
The Duchess of Cornwall has helped launch two National Literacy Trust digital platforms for parents and teachers to support children affected by the Covid-19 crisis.... Read more
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Issue No 5899
Friday, September 18 2020
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