HarperNorth has struck a deal for The Bingo Hall Detectives by Jonathan Whitelaw, an “irresistible slice of murder and mystery” set against the backdrop of the Lake District.
John Murray Press m.d. Nick Davies and Bradford Literature Festival c.e.o. Syima Aslam have been appointed to the Creative UK Council.
St. Martin's PressFrom the New York Times bestselling author of the Nevernight Chronicle, Jay Kristoff, comes the first book of an astonishing dark fantasy saga. For nearly three decades, vampires have waged war against humanity; building their eternal empire even as they tear down our own. Now, only a few tiny sparks of light endure in a sea of darkness. Imprisoned by the very monsters he vowed to destroy, the last silversaint is forced to tell his story. A story of legendary battles and forbidden love, of faith lost and friendships won, and the quest for humanity’s last remaining hope: The Holy...
The Publishers Association has released guidance for publishers seeking to collect data about the protected characteristics of authors, illustrators and translators after a report found many companies were reluctant to engage in diversity auditing.
In the early 1980s, David Whitaker, who recently passed away, was sued by Robert Maxwell while at the helm of The Bookseller. Intrigue ensued...
Monoray has secured a deal for In the Shadow of the Mountain, the “heart-breaking and empowering” memoir from climber Silvia Vasquez-Lavado, which will soon be adapted into a film starring Selena Gomez.
I first met Jennifer, who died on 3rd July, in 1985, when I had been commissioned by the British Council in Paris to research and write a report on the market for British books in France. The editorial and production side was handled in London by the council’s Book Promotion Department, which Jennifer had joined in 1977 after starting her career as publicity manager at The Athlone Press.
C J Tudor has signed a deal for three further thrillers with Penguin Michael Joseph (PMJ).
MP and novelist Nadine Dorries has been appointed as the new secretary of state for culture, media and sport, taking over from Oliver Dowden.
HarperCollins has launched a campaign to support growth across the independent bookshop sector.