They argue that Quad’s acquisition of LSC would make it the monopoly provider in the long-run magazine and book printing businesses.
Hodder crime and fiction publisher Ruth Tross is joining Bookouture as a publishing director while Claire Bord will start commissioning the digital imprint’s first non-fiction titles.
Bloomsbury imprint Raven Books has won a debut crime novel by Nigerian author Femi Kayode following a four-publisher auction.
Picador has snared a “remarkable” trio of novels by acclaimed Japanese author Mieko Kawakami in a five-way auction.
Oneworld has acquired the rights to bookseller Dr Emma Southon’s new book A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Murder in Ancient Rome.
Natalie Ramm, publishing marketing specialist and former deputy marketing director for Penguin Press, has sold her debut picture book to independent publisher Ragged Bears.
Jeff Kinney’s Diary of Greg Heffley’s Best Friend (Puffin) is once again the UK Official Top 50 number one, with the World Book Day title beating David Walliams’ Fing (HarperCollins Children's) to the top spot by fewer than 4,000 copies
On this week’s show, Claire and Sian meet up at London book fair to discuss the trends and biggest books announced for 2019 and 2020. Then they sit down with neuropsychologist AK Benjamin and novelist Anthony Good, who have written two very different books turning the tables on therapy. Benjamin’s genre-busting take on mental health,…
This year's ER&L conference was abuzz with the threats and solutions for digital access in libraries. The post Of Paywalls and Proxies: The Buzz about Access at ER&L 2019 appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Three of the eight shortlisted novels for the UK’s most prestigious children’s book award are coming-of-age stories in verseAlmost half of the novels shortlisted for the UK’s most prestigious children’s book award, the Carnegie medal, are written in free verse.Founded in memory of the Scottish-born philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, who set up more than 2,800 libraries…
Trapeze has signed the debut novel of a dark family secret by a mystery publishing industry figure writing under the pseudonym Jessica Eames.
Cheltenham Festivals is rolling out its network of free teachers’ reading groups nationally, in partnership with a number of children’s book organisations including Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) and Just Imagine.