Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin UK, will publish Caste: The Lies that Divide Us, an exploration of social history by Isabel Wilkerson.
Jun 17 2020 Born into a fabulously wealthy family of seemingly continuous intrigues, betrayals and conflicts, Mary L. Trump did not seek the spotlight. She earned a master's in literature at Columbia and a doctorate in psychology at Adelphi University. These disciplines seem to have prepared her to understand and reveal deep truths in a way that would make the family's secret-keepers freak out. It's safe to assume they are freaking out now. In late July Dr. Trump will publish a book, ominously titled, Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man. Source: CNN...
Anthony McGowan has won the CILIP Carnegie Medal with Lark (Barrington Stoke), the fourth in his Truth of Things series of novellas, and Shaun Tan has claimed the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration for Tales from the Inner City (Walker Books).
Jun 17 2020 The Department of Justice on Tuesday filed a civil suit in Washington D.C. over former national security adviser John Bolton’s forthcoming memoir, The Room Where It Happened, just days ahead of the book's June 23 publication date. In its 27-page complaint, the government claims that its prepublication review is not yet complete, and that Bolton's manuscript remains “rife with classified information" and in violation of non-disclosure agreements. Source: Publishers Weekly More News Stories
Lemn Sissay, Lisa Taddeo and Paul Mendez have been longlisted for this year's Gordon Burn Prize.
Publishing, including books, newspapers and magazines, could see a £7bn fall in revenue and 51,000 jobs axed due to Covid-19's effect on bookshop closures and print sales, a report claims.
Penguin Random House plans to reopen its Colchester distribution centre next week after the facility was closed late last month for a systems upgrade.
It may come as a surprise, but when I heard about the lockdown, the anxiety that the world seemed to be feeling did not grip me. I never felt worried or confined by the limitations placed on us. For introvert like me, it felt like a long weekend with the same cycle of activities consisting of reading books, binge-watching Netflix and messaging friends. That is not to say I wouldn’t miss the outdoors, days spent rollerskating with friends or the occasional coffee at Costa. It just seemed that lockdown was more suited to my personality.
Publishers have responded to the Black Writers’ Guild’s open letter, welcoming their suggestions and agreeing they have work to do
Hachette UK has revealed plans to open new offices in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield and Bristol over the next 12 months, following a year-long consultation with staff who have volunteered to relocate.