The problem with publishing, I was told this week, is that everyone is too nice. There are worse criticisms that could be made of the... Read more
I never questioned the lack of women in technical roles during my six years as a Microsoft employee. I joined a team in 2009 where... Read more
Author Robert Harris’ intervention into the thorny subject of the BBC’s books coverage at this week’s Costa Book Awards is a welcome one. It... Read more
Virago is sending out a copy of Carrie Gracie’s Equal: A story of women, men and money to the chief executives of the top FTSE 100 companies.... Read more
The BBC has commissioned acclaimed screenwriter Steven Knight to adapt Ben Macintyre’s bestselling book SAS: Rogue Heroes (Viking). ... Read more
The BBC is to host a year-long celebration of literature with new programming across BBC TV, Radio and online, including a “landmark” BBC2 series “The... Read more
Author, screenwriter and columnist Juno Dawson has joined the panel for the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World.
Filming has started on a four-part BBC One dramatisation of Us by David Nicholls (Hodder & Stoughton), starring Tom Hollander and adapted by the author himself.... Read more
BBC children’s channel CBBC has commissioned a live action adaptation of Enid Blyton’s classic boarding school series, Malory Towers.
Canongate will publish BBC Radio 6 presenter Mark Radcliffe’s book Crossroads, discussing pivotal tracks in music and the musicians who performed them.... Read more