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Princeton UP Launches PUP Audio
July 10, 2018

The new audiobooks line from Princeton University Press will publish six frontlist titles in its inaugural season, and will be made available globally across a variety of platforms and libraries.

‘It's the book that gave me freedom’: Michael Ondaatje on The English Patient
July 9, 2018 at 1:03 pm

The novel has been translated into 38 languages and the film scooped nine Oscars. Now, as The English Patient wins the Golden Booker prize – voted readers’ favourite in 50 years – the author reveals why he could never have been a writer if he’d stayed in BritainOn Sunday night, Michael Ondaatje stepped on to…

The English Patient crowned Golden Man Booker winner
July 9, 2018 at 1:45 am

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje (Bloomsbury) has triumphed over competition from the likes of Hilary Mantel and George Saunders to be crowned the best Man Booker Prize winner of the last 50 years.

Weekly E-Ranking: Kay climbs as Honeyman holds firm
July 7, 2018 at 1:45 am

The Oliphant is once again back in the room: since its 14-week streak at the top of the Weekly E-Book Ranking was brought to an end in mid-May, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine has adopted a one-week-on, one-week-off schedule, returning to the top spot for a third time in five weeks.

Stormzy launches #Merky Books with PRH
July 7, 2018 at 1:45 am

Penguin Random House divison William Heinemann is launching a new imprint in partnership with musician Stormzy called #Merky Books.

Virago podcast relaunches
July 7, 2018 at 1:45 am

Virago has re-launched its podcast, a monthly celebration of books, reading, writing and women’s voices, featuring selected writers from its stable.

From Lena Dunham to Stormzy: the world of the celebrity book imprint
July 6, 2018 at 11:53 am

On the heels of the rapper’s deal with Random House, a look at the stars dipping their toes into publishing with imprints of their ownWith the launch of his new book imprint with publishing giant Random House, announced on Thursday via Instagram, the grime rapper Stormzy joined a growing list of entertainers and musicians who…