Lucy Pearse is to join Simon & Schuster Children's as editorial director for fiction this autumn.
Canongate is to publish A Long Stride by Nicholas Morgan, a history of Johnnie Walker whisky.
Daunt Books Publishing has acquired The Breaks by Julietta Singh, the first non-fiction book on its Originals list, billed as a "visionary and moving" take on race, inheritance and mothering.
Simon & Schuster is to publish Let Us Dream from Pope Francis in December.
Sep 02 2020 Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann has confirmed that it is interested in acquiring Simon & Schuster once ViacomCBS begins to again actively shop the country’s third largest trade publishing house after the pandemic fades Shortly after Viacom and CBS merged, the newly-formed company placed S&S on the sales block. At a recent town hall meeting, Harper Collins CEO Brian Murray acknowledged that the publisher was also looking into the possibility of acquiring S&S, sources told Publishers Weekly Source: Publishers Weekly More News Stories
David Benioff and D B Weiss, creators of HBO’s "Game of Thrones", are adapting Cixin Liu’s science fiction trilogy The Three-Body Problem for Netflix.
Puffin will publish Fearne Cotton's first children's book, My Mood Journal, in November, as the first title in a two-book deal.
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired two books by Charlotte Butterfield, including My Second-Chance Life, to be published in 2022.
Oxford University Press has appointed Lisa Attenborough as its new group communications director.
Cornwall-based book printer T J International is being renamed T J Books and has invested in new technology and equipment.