Bookouture will publish Why the F*ck Can’t I Change? by neuroscientist and behavioural coach Dr Gabija Toleikyte under its new non-fiction imprint, Thread.
Richard Osman's first fiction title has risen to the top of last week's jam-packed publication schedule to become by far the fastest-selling début crime novel since BookScan records began.
Teenage author Dara McAnulty has become what is reckoned to be the youngest ever winner of a major literary award after scooping the Wainwright Prize for UK Nature Writing with Diary of a Young Naturalist (Little Toller).
Richard Osman, whose first novel The Thursday Murder Club this week becomes the fastest selling adult crime debut since records began, has signed a deal with Viking for two more books in the series.
Sep 08 2020 The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Ayad Akhtar will serve as the next president of PEN America, succeeding novelist Jennifer Egan, who has led the organization in that role over the past three years. Akhtar will assume the presidency December 2, only a few months after his novel Homeland Elegies will be published by Little, Brown on September 15. PEN America, founded in 1922, is a nonprofit organization that works to defend and celebrate free expression in the United States and worldwide through the advancement of literature and human rights. Source: Publishers Weekly More News Stories
Autumn brings cheerful news of good footfall in bookshops, but we do not hear the same bells ringing for public libraries.
Frankfurt Book Fair organisers have abandoned plans to have physical exhibitors this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been announced.
Walker Books has launched a Where's Wally? title as part of a Halloween event to be run in UK museums, in partnership with charity Kids in Museums.
David Hicks, chief executive of the Book Trade Charity, is to stand down in 2021 after 27 years in the role.
The Windham-Campbell Prizes will this year hold the annual autumn festival at Yale University, celebrating the work of the winners, as a hybrid virtual and print “festival”.