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Reading on demand

Disruptive new streaming technologies have revolutionised the audio and television markets— but did their bookish equivalents miss a trick? Read more

Netflix buys the Roald Dahl Story Company

Netflix has bought the Roald Dahl Story Company (RDSC) in a deal reportedly worth more than £500m. Read more

Winterson, Braithwaite and Buchanan headline first Evening Standard Stories Festival

Jeanette Winterson, Candice Brathwaite and Daisy Buchanan are headlining the Evening Standard's inaugural Stories Festival. Read more

Blackout optioned by Obama production company and Netflix in nine-way auction

YA book Blackout (Electric Monkey) has been picked up in a nine-way auction by Netflix with Michelle and Barack Obama’s Higher Ground Productions and Temple Hill Entertainment.... Read more

HCG to publish two companion titles to Netflix hit 'Sex Education'

Hachette Children's Group will publish two official companion titles to Netflix's "Sex Education" this autumn, including a non-fiction guide to relationships and a YA novel. ... Read more

Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester to star in Netflix adaptation of Alderson novel

Author Sarah Alderson will be adapting her novel The Weekend Away (Avon) into a feature film for Netflix, starring Leighton Meester from "Gossip Girl"... Read more

Evening Standard and Netflix launch inaugural Stories Festival

The Evening Standard and Netflix are launching the Stories Festival and competition “to inspire a new generation of storytellers”, featuring Jed Mercurio, Naoise Dolan and Will Young. ... Read more

Publishers have 'once in a generation' chance with audiobook and subscription strategy

Audiobooks have a “once in a generation” chance to reach new audiences but publishers must consider using streaming or subscriptions services for some titles before platforms... Read more

Jacques’ Redwall books to be adapted by Netflix

Brian Jacques’ Redwall book series is on course for a feature film and series, following a deal struck between Penguin Random House Children’s UK and Netflix.... Read more

Piatkus moves to capitalise on Bridgerton success

Little, Brown imprint Piatkus is making the most of the success of Netflix's "Bridgerton", expanding Julia Quinn's readership with reissues of the books on which the series is based,... Read more

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