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Bonnier: don’t give us the third degree

Bonnier Publishing's c.e.o. Richard Johnson on why he thinks that having a university degree should not be a pre-requisite for working in publishing.  ... Read more

Will Maclean | 'It would be amazing to see a ghost, but I never have'

Tim and Abi, the twins at the heart of Will Maclean's story of a haunting, The Apparition Phase, are obsessed with the macabre: “There was... Read more

Penguin to publish guide to its Modern Classics series

Penguin will publish a guide to 20th-century literature to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its Modern Classics series.  Read more

'Be guided by your author,' urge Torrey Peters campaign managers

Being “guided by the author” and creating an empathic fan base were key ingredients in the success of Torrey Peters’ Detransition, Baby (Serpent’s Tail) and Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club (Viking)​, The... Read more

Four debut novels on Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse shortlist

Four debut novels have made it on to the shortlist for this year's Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction. Read more

Marcus Rashford meets Barack Obama in Penguin conversation

England and Manchester United footballer Rashford has met former US president Barack Obama for the first time in a Zoom conversation organised by Penguin Books.... Read more

Eric Carle, author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, dies aged 91

Eric Carle, the beloved author and illustrator best known for The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Puffin), has died aged 91.  Read more

Viking gives away 1,000 Osman books to NHS workers in paperback campaign

Viking is giving away 1,000 free copies of Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club to NHS workers to celebrate its release in paperback and thank them for their... Read more

Michelle Obama reunites with London schools to mark Becoming editions

Michelle Obama has reunited with two London schools, joining their current and former pupils for a one-hour Zoom, to mark the paperback and younger reader... Read more

WriteNow graduate Lisette Auton signs deal with Puffin

Puffin has acquired The Secret of Haven Point and one other book from Lisette Auton, a 2018 graduate of Penguin's WriteNow programme.  ... Read more

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