Michael O’Mara Books has snapped up a tie-in book to the new TV series "All Creatures Great & Small", based on James Herriot’s books about a veterinary practice in the Yorkshire dales.
BookTrust has revitalised its Bookstart Baby bag, which provides books to all children born in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, encouraging families to start reading with their children as early as possible.
Shola Von Reinhold has won the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction for "tour de force" debut Lote (Jacaranda), while Doireann Ní Ghríofa has taken the Biography award for the "luminous" A Ghost in the Throat (Tramp Press).
James Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher Told Me, died last Thursday, August 19 in Bethesda, MD. Loewen was a highly respected sociologist and racial justice activist, as well as the author of several textbooks that challenge the white, Eurocentric history taught in most schools. He attended Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, where he studied sociology. These studies led him to spend time auditing courses at Mississippi State University, the Tuskeegee Institute, and Tougaloo College in early 1963. Loewen and Dr. Charles Sallis co-wrote Mississippi: Conflict and Change in 1974 as a corrective response to the content assigned to his...
Penguin Random House will require staff to wear masks “at all times and in all areas, including inside offices” in the US, but the firm's UK employees will follow a different policy.
Cambridge University Press is to release an audiobook featuring all of Shakespeares sonnets, narrated by Lolita Chakrabarti and Kenneth Branagh.
A new independent bookshop which nods to Bristol’s “radical past and present” has opened in the city’s Harbourside area, near where Edward Colston's statue was brought down last year.
Puffin has landed a "heart-warming" picture book about a family with two mums, written by Lotte Jeffs and illustrated by Sharon Davey.
The Beijing International Book Fair has been postponed at the last minute owing to the spread of coronavirus in the city, causing difficulties for UK publishers due to take part.
International book markets have made significant gains in the first half of 2021, defying the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey carried out by charts and market research data supplier GfK Entertainment.