Polygon, an imprint of Birlinn Limited, has signed Philip Miller's The Goldenacre, an "enthralling" literary thriller set in the world of fine art.
Lucy Caldwell has won the BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University, a prize she has been nominated for three times.
Journalist and writer Darren Boyle has won Capital Crime's Amazon Publishing New Voices Award for his thriller The Black Pool, which is set in contemporary Dublin and follows a journalist who ventures deep into the murky world of gang-organised tiger raids.
Oct 19 2021 The World Health Organization on Wednesday honored the late Henrietta Lacks, whose cells have been used for innovative scientific research for decades, with an award in recognition of her contributions to the advancement of medical science. Lacks, a Black woman, was suffering from cervical cancer when she was being treated at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1951. A surgeon removed cells from her cervix without her consent during a procedure and that sample enabled a doctor at the hospital to create the first human cell line to reproduce outside the body. The cell line, now known as...
J K Rowling's The Christmas Pig (Little, Brown) has flown directly into the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, selling 60,010 copies in its first week on sale, while the print market surpassed £37m for the first time this year thanks to a string of Super Thursday hits.
Around a third of all global research articles are now published Open Access, according to the latest report by the Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM).
Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Final Girls by Riley Sager for $1.99 Old Man's War by John Scalzi for $2.99 Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered by Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark for $2.99 The Extraordinaries by T.J. Klune for $2.99 The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee for $2.99 Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan for $3.99 You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour for $1.99 Beloved by Toni Morrison for $1.99 Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender for $4.99 The...
Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen it comes to Amazon book promotion, we talk a lot about keywords – but not as much about book categories. But they’re equally important because book categories are the “shelving” of your book. Think of when you walk into a bookstore and are looking for something particular. Generally, we’re pretty specific on where we’ll go. If we want a book on healthy eating, for example, we probably have a sub-category that we’re looking for, like maybe Vegan, Vegetarian, or perhaps diet-centric books like Keto. The issue with most categories is that they often aren’t specific enough,...
One of the first in-person publisher showcases took place this week with the 2022 line-up from the recently launched Hutchinson Heinemann imprint.
Bluemoose Books is launching a non-fiction list, starting with a book by Stu Hennigan which exposes "the abject poverty of an inner city trying to cope with the onset of the pandemic".