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Small Island author Andrea Levy dies, aged 62
February 16, 2019 at 1:45 am

Andrea Levy, writer of bestselling Windrush generation novel Small Island (Headline), has died from cancer at the age of 62, with the publishing community paying tribute to how she "reshaped the literary world".

Obituary: Andrea Levy
February 16, 2019 at 1:45 am

Novelist Louise Doughty pays tribute to bestselling writer Andrea Levy. 

Canongate acquires Basil's Be My Guest
February 16, 2019 at 1:45 am

Canongate c.e.o. Jamie Byng has acquired rights to Priya Basil’s "wise and engrossing" Be My Guest, slated for publication in November 2019. 

Paddington TV series with Whishaw in production
February 16, 2019 at 1:45 am

StudioCanal, Nickelodeon and award-winning producer David Heyman today announced a global deal for a brand-new Paddington-inspired television series for pre-schoolers.

EU 'breakthrough' on new copyright directive
February 15, 2019 at 1:45 am

The European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission have broken a political deadlock on a new copyright directive to produce a major revamp of copyright rules, for the first time in 18 years.

Pichon, Dolan and Stamp win funny books awards
February 15, 2019 at 1:45 am

Liz Pichon, Emer Stamp and Elys Dolan were announced the winners of this year’s Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (known as the Lollies) for funny children’s books.

Independent Bookshop Week reveals 2019 plans
February 15, 2019 at 1:45 am

Hachette UK will sponsor Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) and authors Cressida Cowell, Patrick Gale, Katherine Rundell and screenwriter Ben Aaronovitch will tour bookshops across the country as part of the annual celebration of indies.

Books at Berlinale 2019: Both New and Bestselling Titles Offered to Producers
February 15, 2019 at 1:30 am

At this year's Books at Berlinale event, filmmakers were again introduced to a dozen publishers' titles curated for their potential screen development. The post Books at Berlinale 2019: Both New and Bestselling Titles Offered to Producers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.