Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Latest from The Bookseller

Deliciously Ella
Editors in the health and wellbeing space have called time on "clean eating" in wake of a backlash from readers and the authors who first popularised it.
Babette Cole
Actor Jim Broadbent has joined publishers Hodder Children’s Books and Penguin Random House (PRH Children’s) in paying tribute to the “irrepressible” author Babette Cole, who died at the weekend.
Jackself by Jacob Polley
Jacob Polley has won the £20,000 T S Eliot Prize for poetry for his “firework of a book” Jackself (Picador).
Barack Obama
Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad (Little, Brown), Liu Cixin's apocalyptic sci-fi epic The Three-Body Problem (Head of Zeus) and V S Naipaul's A Bend in the River (Picador) are some of the novels which helped Barack Obama during his time in the White House, he has said.
Bill Swainson
Oneworld has appointed Bill Swainson as editor at large for non-fiction.
The Lying Game
Harvill Secker, an imprint of Vintage, has revealed Ruth Ware's new psychological thriller will be named The Lying Game and is set to be published on 15th June 2017.

Helen Bailey
The fiancé of murdered children’s author Helen Bailey pushed for a sale of her property, a court has heard.
Louise Grosart has joined Egmont from Penguin Random House Children's as senior commissioning editor of the picture book and gift list.
Good as You
Ebury Press has acquired Good As You: From Prejudice to Pride, 30 Years Of Gay Britain by Paul Flynn, documenting the long road to gay equality.
Emily Suvada
Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s has bought the UK and Commonwealth rights to the debut YA novel by Emily Suvada.

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