Philip Jones on the value of literary editors and books coverage in newspapers.
Sathnam Sanghera, Arifa Akbar and Patrick Radden Keefe are among the authors on this year’s 13-strong Baillie Gifford Prize longlist.
Sceptre has pre-empted Consumed: A Sister’s Story by Guardian chief theatre critic Arifa Akbar.... Read more
The 2019 Women’s Prize’s judging panel has been unveiled, featuring author and historian Kate Williams, writer Dolly Alderton, and Unbound’s Arifa Akbar among others.... Read more
Unbound is launching an editorially-independent online literary magazine dedicated to long-form writing, edited by former Independent literary editor Arifa Akbar, and titled Boundless.... Read more
This year’s haemorrhaging of literary journalists from the national newspapers has been described as “heartbreaking” for the book industry, and has renewed the spotlight on... Read more
The i’s arts editor Alice Jones has outlined the newspaper’s plans for book reviews under the newspaper’s new ownership.... Read more
The Pool founder Sam Baker; Robbie Millen and Arifa Akbar, literary editors of the Times and the Independent respectively; authors Viv Groskop and Sali Hughes;... Read more
The i newspaper is set to increase its books coverage under its new ownership, its editor has told The Bookseller.... Read more