Fourth Estate has swooped for Magpie, the “exhilarating” new novel by Elizabeth Day, written mostly during the first lockdown.
Stacey Solomon's Tap to Tidy (Ebury) has mopped the floor with the competition, rising 18 places up to the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one, a week ahead of its release.
Paul McCartney has written the “extraordinary” story of his life for the first time through the prism of 154 song lyrics, to be published by Allen Lane.
Obituary: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, bookseller and poet Feb 24 2021 Lawrence Ferlinghetti, distinguished American poet, artist, and founder of City Lights Booksellers and Publishers, died in San Francisco, California on Feb 22, aged 101. Ferlinghetti was instrumental in democratizing American literature by creating (with Peter D. Martin) the country's first all-paperback bookstore in 1953, jumpstarting a movement to make diverse and inexpensive quality books widely available. He envisioned the bookstore as a "Literary Meeting Place," where writers and readers could congregate to shares ideas about poetry, fiction, politics, and the arts. Two years later, in 1955, he launched City Lights Publishers...
MacLehose Press will publish “international rights sensation” domestic noir The Therapist by psychologist turned author Helene Flood. It will be the imprint’s lead thriller debut for 2021.
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Wattpad has increasingly become a very popular platform among young writers. Allowing anyone to share their works and providing a route for aspiring authors to be discovered by the publishing industry, it has become a compelling route for those to looking to develop professionally as a writer - 95 books were published from the site in 2020 alone. However, despite the surface appeal, there is a more troubling side to Wattpad and other platforms and apps that encourage writers to share their work fast and early, take on unfiltered feedback, and evolve in the public eye.
Hodder Studio will publish comedian Phil Wang’s debut Sidesplitter: How to be from Two Worlds at Once, exploring his experience of living between England and Malaysia.
Tons of books and academic materials are written and published daily around the globe. They are either print forms or soft copies. These materials come from authors, students, scholars, and writers, in general.Plagiarism has been an issue since time immemorial. It involves using another person’s idea without giving proper credit. Plagiarism is a punishable offense, with the punishment ranging from jail time, a fine, or both.What is plagiarism? How can you avoid plagiarism? Is it plagiarism if I cite? These and many more are what we will address in this post.Is It Plagiarism If You Cite?Now let’s go back to...
Bonnier Books UK has published its inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan to boost representation and discussion across its workforce, publishing lists and the wider industry.