Sunday 23rd November
Book Trade News
Children's author Daniel Handler has apologized for an "ill-conceived" joke he made about the black American writer Jacqueline Woodson
Four months after HarperCollins launched a pilot program with the ebook bundling start-up BitLit, Elsevier follows suit
and stop relying on worksheets and the internet during lessons
To increase engagement around a new thriller, HarperCollins "spritzed" it one word at a time on a digital billboard at one of London's busiest train stations
Hachette Book Group continues to look for ways to increase its presence in the nonfiction market
She may be 85, but the acclaimed US novelist Ursula K Le Guin still has plenty to say
Ladybird Books has confirmed it will not be publishing any more books labelled for 'girls' or 'boys'
Uruguayan is better remembered in England for his teeth than his goals.
Lusby has been managing director of Penguin China for the past nine years.
Nook shuttered its digital audiobook store this summer, but now it's getting back in the saddle
The US may be blessed with lower taxes on ebooks but most of Europe isn't so luck
New magazine called Create is, "a new journal that aims to stimulate discussion about the true value of art and culture to our society"
Escalating his ongoing protest of the company
A Dutch designer named Christian Boer has developed a new typeface designed to make reading easier for dyslexics
Short story collection about soldiers struggling in cope with chaos of Iraq war takes top US literary prize, with Ursula K Le Guin honored for lifetime contribution
Corporation announces 40 hours of new drama, including series based on Len Deighton's SS-GB
Donna Tartt's bestselling, Pulitzer-winning novel about grief, love and art theft makes its next step towards the big screen
A good looking woman from a nice family has inexplicably failed to produce a cookery book
China's crack down on "slash fiction" and pornographic graphic novels hasn't stifled the flow of material — or its popularity
'Authorisms' – neologisms coined by authors which have entered the wider language – have been enriching English for centuries. From Shakespeare to Joseph Heller
Black Friday to be biggest ever online shopping day in Britain with consumers spending more than £6,000 every second
Amazon stands to lose business worth £500,000 and counting as support grows for drive to secure living wage for workers
The winners of the Governor General's Award, a Canadian literature prize that delivers C$25,000 to authors in seven categories (in both English and French),have been announced
Open Road Español, Open Road Media's Spanish language imprint, has teamed up with Barcelona-based independent publisher Roca Editorial
Big in US and UK but the picture is radically different in continental Europe