Bloomsbury Publishing has delivered its highest first half earnings since 2008, as "signficantly higher” online book sales and e-book revenues led to year-on-year profit growth... Read more
Faber is to publish a memoir from Evan Dando, frontman of alternative rock band the Lemonheads, in 2022.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired the debut of former bookseller Daniel O’Connor, launching "a startlingly bold new voice".
Avon Books has acquired world all language rights (including dramatic) to The Family Tree and one other thriller by authors Steph Mullin and Nicole Mabry.... Read more
Penguin Michael Joseph has pre-empted a book from author, editor and journalist Charlie Corbett, exploring mental health through the lens of 12 songbirds.... Read more
Independent publisher Knights Of has acquired Front Desk and Three Keys, the first two middle-grade novels in the Front Desk series by US author Kelly Yang.... Read more
Sophie Jonathan, editorial director at Picador, has acquired Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies by debut author Maddie Mortimer in a "hotly contested" auction.... Read more
This year's Awesome Books Awards shortlist has been announced, and sees offerings from leading children's publishers including Nosy Crow and Usborne Publishing.
Indie September Publishing has revealed two lead titles for spring: Melissa Rice's memoir Sobering: Lessons Learnt the Hard Way on Drinking, Thinking and Quitting, and Ronald... Read more
Owlet Press has coined a partnership with the Royal Mint for a series of children's books bringing the story of the Tooth Fairy to life.... Read more
Jacaranda Books and Andersen Press will join forces to host an author reading event with Kwame Alexander, as part of its Black History Month celebrations. ... Read more
John Murray Learning is publishing Badass Habits by success coach and motivational speaker Jen Sincero.
Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two YA novels from debut author Adiba Jaigirdar, including two "heart-warming" queer romances based in Dublin featuring Bengali protagonists. ... Read more
Walker Books will publish The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person by Frederick Joseph on 7th January 2021.
HarperCollins has picked up two books from “utterly hilarious” self-published star Tracy Bloom.
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Issue No 5903
Friday, October 23 2020
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