Viking has pre-empted Our New Names, a “heartbreaking” debut novel from Khashayar J Khabushani.
Indie publisher Canbury Press is released the Unbound-funded illustrated book 99 Immigrants Who Made Britain Great, featuring an introduction from Bonnie Greer.
Sep 25 2020 The 5 Under 35 program, now in its fifteenth year, honors five young fiction writers selected by past National Book Award Winners and Finalists, or previous 5 Under 35 Honorees. These year's honorees are: K-Ming Chang, the author of “Bestiary” (forthcoming Sept. 29), selected by Justin Torres Naima Coster, the author of “Halsey Street,” selected by Tayari Jones Raven Leilani, the author of “Luster” selected by Susan Choi Fatima Farheen Mirza, the author of “A Place for Us”, selected by Tommy Orange C Pam Zhang, the author of “How Much of These Hills Is Gold” (review), selected...
Mantle has snapped up Hare House, a “gripping” contemporary gothic novel by Sally Hinchcliffe.
Harold Evans obituary: Crusading newspaperman with a second act Sep 25 2020 Harold Evans, who has died aged 92, lived a life of two halves, almost two distinct lives. In his first life, he was the Manchester lad who grew up to be the most famous and most admired newspaper editor of his generation in Britain. His second life was as an exile in New York, rich and fashionable, successful as the president of the powerful Random House publishing company, but sometimes outshone in the world of the Manhattan glitterati by his second wife, the magazine editor Tina Brown. Source:...
Hutchinson will publish a new novel, Malibu Rising, by US author Taylor Jenkins Reid, who won the Goldsboro Glass Bell Award this summer for her sixth novel Daisy Jones & The Six (Ballantine Books, 2019).
Macmillan is raising the entry-level salary of its US trade publishing staff to $42,000 (£33,000).
Prize-winning writer Kapka Kassabova is moving to Jonathan Cape in a two-book deal, with first title, Elixir, exploring the human hunger for healing and a search for a cure.
John Murray has acquired Emily Layden's debut novel All Girls, already optioned by HBO, exploring assault, consent and "what it means to be a young female in today’s world".
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