Hazel V Carby has won the British Academy’s £25,000 non-fiction book prize, the 8th Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, for her book Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands (Verso).... Read more
Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Viking) has bounced back into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 28,756 copies through Nielsen BookScan's... Read more
Muswell Press has acquired world rights for My Name is Jensen by BBC Radio 4 short story writer Heidi Amsinck, for publication in August 2021. ... Read more
Bloomsbury is to publish the "definitive" companion book to accompany the Natural History Museum's upcoming exhibition, "Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature", in collaboration with... Read more
Indies Pitch Publishing and Floodlit Dreams are among the publishers featuring on this year's five-strong William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist. ... Read more
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
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Issue No 5903
Friday, October 23 2020
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