Canongate will publish an anthology offering “a new future from an astonishing array of Scottish voices” created by crime author Val McDermid and geographer Jo Sharp.... Read more
Writer and artist Alasdair Gray has died aged 85 with the trade paying tribute to the "cultural trailblazer" and his "forward-looking vision".
Pan Macmillan has landed the first novel in a historical crime fiction series from D V Bishop.
Black & White has acquired a “mesmerising and compelling” new novel by Juliet Conlin in a two-book deal.
A fresh selection of book trade figures give their predictions and hopes for the year ahead, with regional and ethnic diversity high on the wish-lists... Read more
Trapeze has signed a new two-book deal with thriller writer Alison Belsham, taking her debut The Tattoo Thief on into a trilogy.... Read more
Sceptre has acquired Threads of Life by Clare Hunter: a history of sewing and embroidery told through the stories of men and women who have used "the language of sewing" to... Read more
Adrian Searle has set up a new publishing company, The Bookseller understands, as his former press Freight Books is officially wound up.... Read more
Trapeze has acquired a high-concept thriller, The Tattoo Thief by Alison Belsham, who won a pitching event at the Bloody Scotland festival.... Read more
Scottish independent Freight Books has revealed that it is "exploring the opportunity" to sell off the company.