Husband and wife duo Polly Samson and David Gilmour of Pink Floyd have teamed up to work on the audiobook of Samson's novel A Theatre for Dreamers.
Jun 12 2020 Internet Archive is ending its program of offering free, unrestricted copies of e-books because of a lawsuit from publishers, which said lending out books without compensation for authors or publishing houses was “willful mass copyright infringement.” ... ... The lawsuit, filed June 1, does not just object to the National Emergency Library but to the way Internet Archive has long operated. Traditional libraries pay publishers licensing fees, and agree to terms that restrict how many times they can lend an e-book. Internet Archive, by contrast, takes books that have been donated or purchased, scans them and posts...
The charts success this week of Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge exposes 22 years of whiteness at the top of the charts
Blackwell's has announced it will be reopening five bookshops next week, as stores across England prepare to open their doors from 15th June.
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it is impossible for publishing to fulfil its own diversity agenda while continuing to pay low wages to most workers and to maintain its decades-long secrecy over pay and progression
Fourth Estate is publishing Mantel Pieces, a collection of writing by Hilary Mantel—spanning essays, book reviews and memoir—from over 30 years of contributions to the London Review of Books.
It was Sunday 22nd March when I emailed Carrie, my literary agent, telling her I’d had an idea in the bath and although it felt far-fetched, I wanted to explore it and could she please call me on Monday for a quick chat.
Bonnier Books UK has acquired Christa Parravani’s "harrowing and beautifully written" memoir Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood for its new literary imprint Manilla Press.
Hachette imprint Two Roads has pre-empted a debut novel from Mary Karras, in a two-book deal.