The Great British Bake Off’s Mary Berry has a new cookbook out this week. She joined Jenny Murray on Woman’s Hour yesterday to talk about life, recipes, and her new TV series.
The Guardian carries an obituary for Patricia Crampton, whose award-winning translating career spanned 200 adult books and 50 books for children, including the Miffy books.
An elusive crab has been named after a Harry Potter character.
A new book about the history of the Authors’ Club, Writers, Lovers, Soldiers, Spies: A History of the Authors’ Club of London, 1891-2016, claims that two English authors orchestrated the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.
Boris Johnson’s Remainer father, Stanley, has written a political thriller about Brexit. Entitled Kompromat, it explores the theory that the Russians may have had a hand in the surprise election result.
The shortlist for the Publishers Publicity Circle’s annual awards, celebrating the best PR campaigns of the last 12 months, includes The Essex Serpent, The Good Immigrant and One.
Eddie Redmayne will narrate the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them audiobook.
Elton John is to write a musical based on The Devil Wears Prada.
Salman Rushdie and Ian Rankin are among those pledging support to Turkey’s imprisoned writers.
And forthcoming in May: the first book about Queen to be written by a band member.