Jill conceived the idea for her books while commuting on the Underground.
The writer and illustrator of the much loved children’s book series ‘Brambly Hedge’ had died. Jill Barklem died peacefully
The decision by the UK publishers not to distribute Amanda Knox's autobiography has been interpreted in some media circles as being another example of the detrimental impact of our so called draconian libel laws. In reality, the publisher's decision is more likely to have been based on an understandable concern not to expose themselves to potential contempt of Court as well as libel consequences, pending the outcome of the forthcoming re-trial in Italy.
Fans of JRR Tolkien's fiction have gotten used to the idea that the only 'new work' they're going to see from him will be
Monty Python star John Cleese has signed a deal to publish his first memoir, half a century after launching his entertainment
"We all have multiple identities," says Tony Parsons when I ask him whether he feels more of an Englishman or a Londoner, "but I certainly feel like I'm both. But I also feel British.
Sainsbury's has launched itself into the e-book market with a deal to buy HMV's stake in online digital book retailer Anobii
Amanda Knox, the American who was cleared on appeal of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy, has signed
Rupert Murdoch decided to drop a book written by Lord Patten about his time as Hong Kong governor in case it risked his plans
Pippa Middleton is reportedly close to signing a book deal on how to be the ultimate hostess, tying in to her experience