Nicholas Sparks has apologised to the LGBTQ community following the release of an email exchange from 2013.
Pinch of Nom authors Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson have rustled up a ninth week as the Official Top 50 number one, with the Pinch of Nom... Read more
Almost 50 journalists and bloggers gathered to hear from authors such as Adele Parks and Felicity Everett at a tropical-themed ‘Destination HQ’ showcase, offering a... Read more
Amanda Ridout has announced a "thrilling" 20-strong, all-female launch list for her new commercial fiction press Boldwood, with plans to publish in e-book, audio and print-on-demand... Read more
Penguin Random House is set to acquire the book publishing assets of F+W Media following the media company’s bankruptcy, with the effects on F+W's UK division unclear.... Read more
London's inaugural Capital Crime festival launched last night with British Book Award winner Louise Candlish and Mark Edwards.
In the first financial quarter of 2019 revenues from US publishers increased 6.7% to $2.5bn (£2bn), with growth in all categories apart from e-books and... Read more
Jonathan Cape will publish "a far-reaching and wonderfully entertaining investigation" into animal rights by award-winning Financial Times journalist Henry Mance following a six-way auction.... Read more
The jury is out on the road ahead for Intelligent Assistants like Alexa and Siri, with the potential for customers to abandon the voice search... Read more
A 40-year-old independent bookshop in London has undergone a digital transformation after its owner signed up to a Google project which pairs young people with businesses.... Read more
James Clarke, Raymond Antrobus and 70-year-old debut novelist Anne Youngson are among the winners of this year's Society of Authors' Awards, which total £100,000. ... Read more
Hachette Books Ireland has snapped up an "incredible" debut novel by Irish journalist Sophie White about the world of Instagram influencers.
William Collins has acquired writer and wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill’s debut, How to Speak Whale, following a five-way auction.... Read more
New Writing North and Michael Morpurgo’s Farms for City Children are among seven charities sharing £100,000 donated by HarperCollins UK parent company News Corp UK,... Read more
Orion Spring and Seven Dials commissioning editor Emily Barrett is leaving the lifestyle and non-fiction imprints to join Sphere.
Issue No 5847
Friday, June 21 2019
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