Bernardine Evaristo, Amelia Gentleman and Kate Clanchy are among the longlisted authors for this year's Orwell Prize for Political Writing and Orwell Prize for Political Fiction.... Read more
Georgina Moore, director of books and publishing at Midas, has said she will continue to use virtual events for book publicity after the present lockdown... Read more
Walker and Candlewick are to publish Will You Be My Friend?, a sequel to the bestselling children's book Guess How Much I Love You.... Read more
Scottish YA author Claire McFall is releasing an e-book title, Making Turquoise, to raise money for food banks.
Egmont has snapped up world rights to a picture book of Matt Lucas' coronavirus version of his charity comedy single, "Thank You, Baked Potato", with proceeds... Read more
HQ, and imprint of HarperCollins, will publish the first adult non-fiction book by space journalist and TV presenter Sarah Cruddas.
Emma Herdman is set to join Bloomsbury as publishing director, specialising in commercial literary fiction.
Oxford University Press (OUP) has made many of its flagship educational and home learning resources available for free, in order to support teachers, parents and... Read more
Charity Libraries Connected has launched Libraries From Home, a page on its website rounding up remote services libraries across the country are delivering during the coronavirus crisis. ... Read more
Andersen Press has acquired I, Ada, a new YA novel based on the early life of Victorian computer programmer Ada Lovelace, written by Julia Gray.... Read more
Bloomsbury has announced a strategy to support independent bookshops during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Penguin Random House UK has revealed it is furloughing "some" of its staff across the business, extending to staffers in its London office.... Read more
Mrs Hinch's The Little Book of Lists (Michael Joseph) has swept straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, ending the four-week reign of Hilary Mantel's The... Read more
Blackwell's is hosting a virtual festival to continue its author events programme while the nation is under lockdown.
Profile imprint Serpent's Tail has acquired a "powerful" new historical novel by Beatrice Hitchman.
Issue No 5880
Friday, April 3 2020
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