Orion Publishing Group has bought the first official book of award-winning comedy podcast "Dear Joan and Jericha", written by Julia Davis and Vicki Pepperdine, in a "hotly contested" auction.
The best authors, publishers and retailers will be crowned at the British Book Awards in a virtual ceremony today.
Candice Carty-Williams has become the first black female writer to win Book of the Year at the British Book Awards.
Pan Macmillan has been named Publisher of the Year, while Waterstones has claimed Book Retailer of the Year, at the British Book Awards 2020.
Comedian Njambi McGrath’s memoir Through the Leopard’s Gaze (Jacaranda) has been optioned by production company Expectation.
Throughout my life I’ve been a fan of Mind Body Spirit (MBS) books; in fact, I’m curently at book proposal stage for my own. In recent times, however, I have been less inclined to get excited about the launches I get invited to. Despite the camaraderie of fellow writers, the very visible lack of diversity has made me question: how fit is the MBS genre to be a voice for wellness today?
S&S is to publish an illustrated gift book by nature writer and conservationist Simon Barnes next year.