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
Four debut novels have made it on to the shortlist for this year's Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction.
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, the beloved author and illustrator best known for The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Puffin), has died aged 91.
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 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
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
Canongate is to publish Ruth Ozeki's latest novel, The Book of Form and Emptiness.
Pearson is joining Lit in Colour, the programme launched by Penguin Random House UK and race equality think tank The Runnymede Trust to support UK schools in diversifying... Read more
This year's Branford Boase Award, the lengthiest longlist in the award's history, sees last year's winning editor Sarah Odedina in the running again, with her... Read more