Maggie O’Farrell, Adam Kay and Judith Kerr are amongst the authors on the Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) Book Award shortlists, as voted for by independent... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired a “fiercely told and bold” YA story, written in verse, by spoken word poet Dean Atta.
Friday 18th May is the deadline for publishers to submit free listings in the Autumn Buyer’s Guides, which feature new titles being published between August 2018... Read more
Publisher Peter Mayer, former c.e.o. of Penguin, has died at the age of 82.
HarperCollins' global sales and earnings rose in the third quarter, with revenue for the period up 6% to $398m and EBITDA up 16% to $43m. ... Read more
Philip Pullman and Axel Scheffler have been named Author and Illustrator of the Year respectively at The British Book Awards 2018.
HarperCollins and Blackwell's have taken home the biggest prizes at this year's British Book Awards after being crowned Publisher of the Year and Book Retailer of... Read more
Gail Honeyman’s standout debut Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (HarperCollins) has been named Book of the Year at The British Book Awards.... Read more
Anne Applebaum has won the Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize for a second time, with victory for her account of the great Ukrainian famine of the early... Read more
Ebury Publishing imprint Vermilion has acquired a new coaching book for parents called Why Will No One Play With Me in a mid-five figure deal.... Read more
Scribe UK's publisher-at-large Philip Gwyn Jones has pre-emptively acquired world all-languages rights in what he calls an "exceptional" novel from Elizabeth Cook.... Read more
Vermilion has acquired a new fable by Spencer Johnson, author of Ebury’s all-time bestseller Who Moved My Cheese?
Naomi Alderman and Juno Dawson are both contributing to Penguin Random House's "Doctor Who" publishing this autumn, celebrating the debut of Jodie Whittaker as the "Thirteenth Doctor".... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has signed a "beauty bible" aimed at women of colour by Vogue contributing beauty editor Funmi Fetto.... Read more
Influx Press has signed a new book by writer and filmmaker Adam Scovell, due for release in February 2019.
Issue No 5780
Friday, May 18 2018
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