Trade

Lady Chatterley trial: thousands raised to keep judge’s copy in UK
May 24, 2019 at 9:27 am

After an export bar was placed on the copy of DH Lawrence’s novel used in court, readers, writers and publishers have joined drive to save it for the nationA crowdfunding appeal is bringing readers, authors and publishers together to help keep the copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover used by the judge in the landmark obscenity…

PRH buys 45% stake in Sourcebooks
May 24, 2019 at 1:45 am

Sourcebooks has sold a 45% ownership stake to Penguin Random House to enable the American independent publisher to take a “broader and deeper approach to domestic and global markets”.

George R R Martin sets August 2020 'deadline' for Winds of Winter
May 24, 2019 at 1:45 am

George R R Martin has set himself a deadline for the penultimate Game of Thrones book, The Winds of Winter, saying if he has not finished the novel by August 2020 then fans should “imprison” him in a small cabin until it is done.

Faber tight-lipped on Moby memoir row
May 24, 2019 at 1:45 am

Faber has declined to comment on actress Natalie Portman’s allegation that musician Moby’s recently published memoir features “many factual errors and inventions”, namely a relationship between them.