Book sales are booming — yet authors are reporting shrinking incomes.

What’s wrong with UK kid lit? Book Riot outlines the findings of a shocking recent study.

The Evening Standard rounds up new writing courses and how-to guides.

A Mary Poppins-themed afternoon tea has just arrived in London.

Students at the University of Manchester have painted over a mural featuring Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” in objection to his “racist” work.

Audible UK is teaming up with the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts to launch a three-year creative partnership worth £150,000.

Prizes

Laura Purcell has won the Thumping Good Read Award for her “chilling” novel The Silent Companions.

Dreams Before the Start of Time, by Anne Charnock, a novel set in a world where infertility has been eradicated and artificial wombs have become the preferred method of gestation, has won this year’s Arthur C Clarke award for science fiction.

Best Books Roundups

Book Riot lists exceptional fiction out in the UK in July.

It’s The Week’s turn to recommend the best books to read on summer holiday.

For some reason, the TES seems to think that teachers want to take books about grammar to the beach…

The FT rounds up the summer’s best business books.

 

 

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