In the current climate, with schools still partially closed and the majority of all social activity happening through a screen of some description, it is no surprise that the marketing industry has been greatly affected. Personally, so much of how I market books has changed - and one area in which I’ve seen huge uplift is influencer activity.
Egmont Books will publish Australian children's series Real Pigeons, written by Andrew McDonald and illustrated by Ben Wood.
Kate Clanchy and Colson Whitehead have won this year's £3,000 Orwell Prizes for Political Writing and Political Fiction.
Megastar Mariah Carey's memoir will be published by Pan Macmillan in the UK, promising to tell the “unfiltered” story of the singer's life.
The Guildford Book Festival is appealing for funds for the first time in its 31-year history, after learning the Covid-19 pandemic could make this October's edition its last.
No Exit Press will publish a prequel to F Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby by Michael Farris Smith in February 2021.
Richard Charkin and Emilie Marneur have joined the Bonnier Books UK board as non-executive directors.
Novels by Dawn O'Porter, Robert Harris and Jane Fallon are among the six-strong line up for Richard and Judy's Book Club this summer.
Simon & Schuster Children's is to publish two picture books from author and illustrator Jan Fearnley.