Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Latest from The Bookseller

Nicola Solomon
The chief executive of the Society of Authors has challenged publishers to reveal how much they pay writers in their annual financial accounts.
Emma Hannigan
Irish author Emma Hannigan has died aged 45 after a long battle with cancer.
Bridget Lawless
CrimeFest has withdrawn its offer to host the winner of the recently-launched Staunch Book Prize.
Shroud of Eternity by Terry Goodkind
Terry Goodkind has responded to the controversy over the cover art for his latest book, claiming it was the “sexist misrepresentation” of the characters he had disliked.
The Wandering Years
Three former Endeavour Press colleagues are applying their considerable experience to a new, e-book-focused outfit concentrated on author and reader care.
Daniel Handler
US children’s author Daniel Handler, who writes under the pen name Lemony Snicket, has cancelled a speech he was due to give at a graduation ceremony amid allegations of sexual harassment.

Michael Joseph
Michael Joseph has acquired two psychological thrillers from Alex North after a five-way auction.
Index on Censorship
Index on Censorship is bidding to raise £15,000 by the end of this month to map attacks against freedom of expression and demand governments do more to stop them.
Isabel Hardman
Atlantic Books has signed The Natural Health Service by political journalist Isabel Hardman.
Shiromi Pinto
Influx Press has signed the first title from its recent open submissions window, a "lyrical and incisive" title by Shiromi Pinto.
Hay Festival
Julian Clary, Cressida Cowell and Gemma Cairney will take part in Hay Festival Wales' 2018 schools programme, which will also feature a selection of internationally-acclaimed scientists, historians, poets and entertainers.
Steve Redgrave
Quiller Publishing has signed a fully revised and updated edition of sport and Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave’s classic guide to rowing.

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