Howard Jacobson has written a novella “in a fury of disbelief” in response to current events across the pond.
Irvine Welsh, author of Trainspotting, is backing a campaign against library cuts in Scotland.
All may not be doom and gloom, though: the Publishers Association is cautiously optimistic about the book trade getting a boost from Theresa May’s new industrial strategy.
The Publishers Association is also calling for a stronger stance towards Amazon in the wake of Brexit.
Scottish crime writer Ian Rankin is profiled over on LitHub.