Taking time to honor progress–and point to the need for more–England’s BookTrust reflects on diversity’s place in kids’ reading.
PRH UK Names Preena Gadher to Lead Penguin General
Preena Gadher in September will bring a career focused on publicity and public relations to the top seat at Penguin General.
Awards: The International Booker Prize 2022 Longlist
The 13-title 2022 International Booker Prize longlist includes three books each from Tilted Axis Press and Fitzcarraldo Editions.
Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO
A major move for women in book publishing leadership, Joanna Prior moves from Penguin Random House UK to helm Pan Macmillan in London.
The UK’s £40,000 Wolfson History Prize: 2021 Shortlist
Jurors say their shortlist for the 2021 Wolfson History Prize reflects the modern relevance of history. Shortlisted authors are in the Hay Festival program on June 2.
Publishing’s Specialized Digital Events: Piling Up Higher and ‘Heyer’
The list of rights and licensing events grows as March without London Book Fair approaches. And Regency romance has its day online.
UK: Rathbones Folio Prize Names Its 2021 Shortlist
Eight titles from writers in the UK, Ireland, and the USA include both fiction and nonfiction, with a winner’s announcement March 24.
Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award
Sarah Frier’s ‘No Filter’ takes the £30,000 Business Book of the Year honor, in a strong shortlist from the FT and McKinsey & Company.
Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India
Musing on books’ resilience in the pandemic, Tom Weldon talks with Philip Jones; and Penguin Random House India partners with Pippa Rann.
The British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize Announces 2020 Shortlist
‘Converging in their concern with the legacies of empire,’ five titles are named by the £25,000 Al-Rodhan Prize program in London.
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