Piatkus Fiction has acquired Blood Queen, the first in a new trilogy centred on Shakespeare's queens from author Joanna Courtney.
Margaret Atwood's retelling of The Tempest, part of Vintage's Hogarth Shakespeare series, has inspired a new digital art installation at London’s Southbank Centre, created in collaboration with... Read more
Theatre publisher Nick Hern Books is to publish a new book by actress Harriet Walter, which shares insights and advice gleaned from her experience of... Read more
Shakespeare’s Globe is working with Walker Books and RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) on "Shakespeare Telling Tales", a storytelling event that will be... Read more
Children’s author Michael Morpurgo has written a fairytale for BBC Radio 4 about Leicester City winning the football Premier League, suggesting the club had a... Read more
Celebrations of Shakespeare and reading are among our pictures of the week.
The Star Wars Expert Guide (Dorling Kindersley) has rocketed into the Official Top 50 number one spot, according to Nielsen Bookscan’s Total Consumer Market.... Read more
Vodafone and the British Library have partnered to make some of the earliest and rarest editions of Shakespeare’s plays available to download from specially-designed wallpaper... Read more
Shakespeare was celebrated with a host of events across the country this weekend, marking 400 years since the playwright's death.
Booksellers across the country have been gearing up for "Shakespeare Saturday" spinning off from the Booksellers Association’s Books Are My Bard campaign.