Disruptive new streaming technologies have revolutionised the audio and television markets— but did their bookish equivalents miss a trick?
Jeanette Winterson, Candice Brathwaite and Daisy Buchanan are headlining the Evening Standard's inaugural Stories Festival.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Netflix has greenlit a YA drama series produced by See-Saw Films based on Alice Oseman’s Young Adult graphic novel series Heartstopper, published by Hodder Children’s Books.... Read more