Serpent's Tail will publish Torrey Peters’ debut novel Detransition, Baby, described as a "uniquely trans take on love and parenting".
Fourth Estate has landed Failosophy: A Handbook For When Things Go Wrong, the “essential” new book by Elizabeth Day.
As thoughtful citizens we are hemmed in now by gigantic problems that appear as insoluble as they are menacing, so how pleasant it is to take an hour or two off to consider only the problem of the body that locked itself in its study and then used the telephone.
Jun 05 2020 Amid the ongoing protests that began last week in response to the murder of George Floyd, the industry has seen an unprecedented surge in the sale of antiracist titles, and as lists of antiracist books have circulated online, so, too, have lists of Black-owned independent bookstores to support. Over the past week, Loyalty Bookstores in Washington, D.C., and Silver Springs, Md., have seen roughly 10 times their weekly orders per day, reported founder Hannah Oliver Depp... ..."Honestly, I am stunned," said Depp. So many times before there have been calls to support Black, women-owned businesses, which usually...
Puffin has acquired The Bear in the Stars by debut author and print-maker Alexis Snell.
White Rabbit has signed the third novel from David Keenan, a St Petersburg and St Andrews-set tale about sex, singer-songwriters and magical coincidences.
Hamish Hamilton will publish Unquiet, a novel by Norwegian writer Linn Ullmann, daughter of film director Ingmar Bergman and actress Liv Ullmann.
Publishers and authors have been sharing reading lists and offers of help following the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
The founders of publishing and lifestyle brand OWN IT! have announced their active support for a US-based Black communities group, the Movement for Black Lives. It follows the death of George Floyd on 25th May, as protests over police brutality in the US multiply.
The regional winners of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize have been announced, with 20-year-old Reyah Martin taking the title for Europe and Canada.