Friday, June 10, 2016

Latest news from The Bookseller

The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney
Lisa McInerney has won the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut The Glorious Heresies (John Murray).
Ian McEwan
Ian McEwan has said his forthcoming book Nutshell (Jonathan Cape) will be “a clean break" from everything he has written over the past 35 years and will “break out of the constraints of realism”.
Margaret Atwood
Authors including Margaret Atwood and Ariel Dorfman have joined members of PEN International in calling for urgent financial support for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights before it is forced to axe 40% of its staff this summer.
Muhammad Ali
HarperNonFiction has brought forward the publication of a tribute to sports figure Muhammad Ali following the boxer's death on Friday (3rd June).
Klaus Flugge Prize
Walker Books is behind two of the six picture books in the running for the inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for debut illustrators.
 Amazon Fresh
Amazon has entered the grocery-delivery market after "much anticipation", with the launch of AmazonFresh for customers in Central and East London.

Transworld has pre-empted two novels by Rachel Rhys, Butterflies with Broken Wings plus one other, in a six-figure deal.
Books and the City
Simon & Schuster UK's online community of women's fiction, Books and the City, is to host a Digital Originals submission day on 15th July.
LS Hilton
L S Hilton, the author of Bonnier Zaffre lead title Maestra, has been named Glamour magazine’s 2016 Writer of the Year.
Surface Tension
Awesome Media & Entertainment has optioned the media rights to Surface Tension, a graphic novel by Jay Gunn (the pen name of game designer Jason Wilson) and published by Titan Comics.

No comments: