Claire McGowan’s The Other Wife returns to the Bookstat top spot, with the Northern Irish author’s latest continuing a great run, having spent three solid months in the top 10 and earning four (non-consecutive) pole positions.
Transworld has bagged Between the Covers, a collection of journalism from Jilly Cooper.
The Publishers Association has compiled a summer audio reading list for parliamentarians as it urges them to remove VAT on audiobooks.
Alys Conran and Niall Griffiths are among writers shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year award, which includes a new category for children's books for 2020.
Aspiring illustrator Ellan Rankin has been announced by Hachette as this year's winner of the Carmelite Picture Book Prize.
HarperCollins says it will no longer publish books by historian David Starkey and is reviewing his backlist, describing his recent comments on slavery as “abhorrent”. Vintage and Hodder & Stoughton have also said they will not publish further books from him.
It would have been hard to have missed last week’s digital launch of Rethinking ‘Diversity’ in Publishing. The report - the first of its kind on diversity in trade fiction - not only landed noisily, but put the publishing ecosystem in the dock. So what's next?