Amazon UK country manager Doug Gurr is leaving the retailer to become director of the Natural History Museum.
Simon & Schuster intends to go ahead with the publication of John Bolton's The Room Where it Happened, despite the US government's request for an injunction.
Scottish bookshops will be able to reopen from 29th June as lockdown eases, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
The Frankfurt Book Fair is still scheduled for October, despite a government extension of the ban on mass events in Germany to the end of that month, the prime minister for the German state of Hesse has confirmed.
Jane Harris is leaving her role as m.d. of Children's Trade at Bonnier Books UK to take up the post of group publisher for Children's Books at Welbeck.
In 2016, the internet was rife with divisive opinions over Jojo Moyes’ Me Before You. The novel, published in 2012, chronicled the relationship between a recently-paralyzed man, Will, and his caregiver, Louisa. The 2016 film, starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin, faced significant backlash over its ending. Despite his burgeoning relationship with Louisa, Will commits rational, assisted suicide.
Faber is to publish a collection of short stories by John Lanchester this autumn.
Illustrators Dapo Adeola and Ken Wilson-Max have said the industry could be on the cusp of change over diversity but it requires more black people in sales teams and greater transparency on race.
Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) has once again held both the Amazon Charts' Most-Read and Most-Sold: Non-Fiction chart number ones, as anti-racism titles rocketed up the charts.
Publishing staffers have spoken out on low pay and poor transparency on salaries in the industry.