HQ has landed the first adult novel from Kirsten Miller, which follows three women who are brought together when they realise that each of them developed a special power after they had gone through the menopause.
Bloomsbury Sport has netted The Official Celebration: A Nostalgic Journey Through the World of Panini by Greg Lansdowne, to be released in celebration of the brand's 60th anniversary.
Megan Abbott will deliver this year's Noirwich Crime Writing Festival Lecture, focusing on adaptation and crime writing in the era of Netflix and HBO.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, for the word-of-mouth French bestseller Born of No Woman by Franck Bouysse.
One unique part of fiction is that it is flexible due to the use of imagination. So, authors keep exploring various genres of fiction, and numerous sub-genres arise from them. Science fiction is a type of genre. It depends on speculation. However, it doesn’t satisfy curiosity by the wave of a magic wand, but by technology. Like other fiction stories, science fiction has boundaries that keep stretching due to authors’ imaginations. In this article, you’ll understand the characteristics of science fiction, including how to write it effectively. Characteristics Of Science Fiction Presence of technologies that are not real: Science fiction stories...
We’ve just launched a new digital version of the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae, the largest and most comprehensive Latin dictionary in the world – and I’m very proud we have. A project that started at around the same time that Antonio Gaudi was first laying the foundations of the Sagrada Família, the lexicon also remains a work in progress after 125 years. The team of over 20 scholars behind the project estimate a completion date of 2050 – but I wouldn’t hold your breath.
Wimbledon BookFest is returning in September for its second in-person festival in 2021, featuring more than 40 live events with speakers such as Sebastian Faulks (pictured), Miriam Margolyes and Anita Rani.
The debate about unlikable female characters kicked off — in my mind, anyway — in 2013. That’s when Annasue McCleave Wilson, writing for Publishers Weekly, asked Claire Messud whether she would want to be friends with the “unlikable” protagonist of her latest book, The Woman Upstairs. “I wouldn’t want to be friends with Nora, would you?” asks Wilson. “Her outlook is almost unbearably grim.” Messud seemed to have a sharp response at the ready. “For heaven’s sake,” she said. “What kind of question is that? Would you want to be friends with Humbert Humbert? Would you want to be friends...
Bluebird has picked up an “accessible and pioneering” guide to starting a creative business by the duo behind SAGE Flowers, Iona Mathieson and Romy St Clair.