Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You (Trapeze), a collection of stories by household names edited by Adam Kay, has made a surgical strike on the Amazon Charts, zipping straight into the Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one spot.
Michael O’Mara Books will publish Breathe Out: A Creative Guide to Happiness for Teen Minds in association with mental health charity Mind.
Tyson Fury's autobiography Behind the Mask (Century) has won Sports Book of the Year at this year's Telegraph Sports Book Awards.
The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) is calling for a £20m support package from the Scottish government for writers and other creatives.
Booksellers are preparing themselves for customers’ mandatory use of face masks in shops from 24th July, expressing some misgivings, particularly should they be required to enforce the government’s new rules.
It feels as if we’re at a critical moment regarding discussion of free expression in the UK and the US. #cancelculture has been trending on Twitter; a letter signed by major literary figures warns of ‘rising censoriousness’; individuals are being stripped of titles and posts. With so much commotion it can be difficult to see the big picture – what are these the key threats to freedom of expression, and how are they being imposed?
Anne Perry is to join Ki Agency in the role of agent, transferrring from Simon & Schuster UK.
Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted a debut novel from Gleam Titles agent Abigail Bergstrom, an upmarket commercial fiction book she originally submitted under a pseudonym.
Publishers are clamouring to land debuts and big-name authors via auctions and high pre-empt bids as they look for sure-fire hits following months of disruption, agents say.
John Murray Press is publishing Word Perfect by lexicographer and etymologist Susie Dent, known for her roles on Channel 4's "Countdown" and "8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown".