Simon & Schuster will publish home body, the third collection of poetry and illustrations from Rupi Kaur.
Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart and Brandon Taylor have been shortlisted for this year's Booker Prize, in a selection packed with independent presses but featuring the notable absence of two-time winner Hilary Mantel.
Sir Ronald Harwood obituary Sep 15 2020 British author, playwright and author Ronald Harwood died aged 85 last week. He earned three Oscar nominations and won for best adapted screenplay in 2003 for The Pianist. His plays included The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, adapted from a novel by Evelyn Waugh; After the Lions and The Dresser, starring Freddie Jones and Tom Courtenay, which opened on Broadway in 1981 and received a Tony nomination for best play the next year. Source: The Guardian More News Stories
Bloomsbury Caravel, in partnership with NHS Charities Together, is publishing Portraits for NHS Heroes this November after the success of artist Tom Croft’s #PortraitsForNHSHeroes project.
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Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Viking) has renewed its membership to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week, selling 34,485 copies in its first full week on sale.
Scottish author Douglas Stuart talks to us about his Booker Prize 2020-shortlisted début novel, Shuggie Bain.
Even for a prize that thrives on controversy, the omission of Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light from the Booker shortlist today is a big shock.
Illustrations by Charlie Mackesy are to appear in a Public Health England video, as part of a campaign encouraging better mental health in young people, children and their parents.
The Jhalak Prize, which annually awards the Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, has launched a new, second prize for books for children and young adults.