Professor Brian Cox has written a book on the “most extraordinary and mysterious phenomenon” of black holes for William Collins, with Professor Jeff Forshaw.
The winner of the second annual Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize is Francesca Reece.
Circle Media Group has filed for bankruptcy of its Dutch printing companies, blaming Europe’s “challenging market circumstances” in a “shrinking” print industry.
Children's publisher Puffin has said it is proud to be publishing John Boyne’s novel about a transgender teen, after the book was labelled "transphobic" by some campaigners, and an article the author wrote in the Irish Times about the subject received criticism on social media.
Seven Stories c.e.o. Kate Edwards is stepping down from her role at the centre after 12 years.
Brokered by UTA's 'Emerging Platforms' division, a new first-look co-production deal with Sony boosts Wattpad onto a new level of screen development. The post Books to Film: Sony Pictures Television Partners With Wattpad on Original Programming appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Isabel Allende has moved from Simon & Schuster UK to Bloomsbury following a six-publisher auction for a "hugely ambitious" new novel, which Bloomsbury says will bring the novelist to a "whole new, much broader readership in the UK".
Book Aid International has been given a £500,000 donation from a grant-giving trust funded by People’s Postcode Lottery players.
The White Review Short Story Prize has unveiled its shortlist following a record year of 570 submissions.
Will Young is "calling for an end to society’s legacy of gay shame" in a "taboo-breaking" manifesto-memoir, How to Be A Gay Man (Virgin Books).
Cleaning Instagrammer Sophie “Mrs Hinch” Hinchliffe’s Hinch Yourself Happy (Michael Joseph) has once again polished the UK Official Top 50 number one up to a shine, with 61,210 copies sold in its first full week on sale.
Cornerstone has unveiled E L James’ The Mister with a colourful publicity campaign including a “Superfan Sleepover” and a pop-up branded piano in Sloane Square with a female pianist.