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21st October 2020

Cornelia Funke awarded German Children's Literature Special Award for Lifetime Achievement 2020

We are very excited to share the news that Cornelia Funke has received the German Children’s Literature Special Award for Lifetime Achievement 2020. Cornelia Funke has published more than 70 books for children and young adults which have been More...

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13th October 2020

Matt Brown wins the FCBG Book Award (Young Readers category)

Matt Brown has won the Books for Young Readers category of the Federation of Children’s Book Groups Book Award with MUTANT ZOMBIES CURSED MY SCHOOL TRIP! –  illustrated by Paco Sordo. MUTANT ZOMBIES CURSED MY SCHOOL TRIP! is the second More...

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2nd October 2020

Christian Berkel to discuss LE POMMIER with Raphaëlle Leyris (Festival du Premier Roman)

On Monday 5th October at 7pm (Paris time) Christian Berkel will be interviewed by Le Monde des Livres journalist Raphaëlle Leyris in an online event organised by Un Endroit Où Aller for the Festival du Premier Roman (Debut Novel Festival). They More...


30th September 2020

Musical Adaptation of A ROBOT IN THE GARDEN at Japan's Shiki Theatre

The Shiki Theatre, one of the top production companies in Japan, will be launching a musical adaptation of Deborah Install’s A ROBOT IN THE GARDEN this Saturday, 3rd October at Theatre JIYU in Tokyo. The production features puppets by Toby Olié More...

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26th June 2020

Piki Films to adapt Tina Makereti's THE IMAGINARY LIVES OF JAMES PONEKE

Piki Films, the production company run by Taika Waititi and Carthew Neal, has optioned Tina Makereti‘s novel The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke as the first of three projects by Maori writers, with the aim of putting “indigenous writers More...

14th May 2020

Catriona Ward shortlisted for the ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award

Many congratulations to Catriona Ward, who has been shortlisted for the ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award for her short story ‘The Pier at Ardentinny’. Part of the Society of Authors’ Awards, the ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award is judged by More...

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18th March 2020

Michel Roux Passes Away Aged 78

It was with the deepest sadness that we learned of the passing of Michel Roux, an inspiring friend for almost 35 years, with whom we had the privilege to work on so many successful books, and to share so many joyful moments. He will be greatly missed More...

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10th March 2020

Le parole lo sanno - Publication Day

LE PAROLE LO SANNO (YOU WILL FIND THE WORDS) By Marco Franzoso   “With the gripping pace of a thriller, Franzoso takes us on an emotional journey, above all into the meaning of truth.”    – Il Corriere Veneto When Alberto More...


26th February 2020

Boris Akunin longlisted for the EBRD Prize 2020

Boris Akunin’s final Erast Fandorin novel, NOT SAYING GOODBYE (Weidenfeld, 2019), has been longlisted for the EBRD Literature Prize 2020. A previous novel in the series, ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE (Weidenfeld, 2017), was a finalist for the More...

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14th February 2020

Celebrating 50 years of LOVE STORY on Valentine's Day

Today, Valentine’s Day, marks 50 years since publication of Erich Segal’s LOVE STORY. With over 21 million copies sold and translated into 33 languages worldwide, Hodder & Stoughton and HarperCollins’ 50th Anniversary UK and US More...