A Reading Agency survey has revealed that 63% of men don’t read as much as they think they should, with almost 30% not having picked up a book since their schooldays.
Donna Tartt has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her book The Goldfinch.
Author of beloved Adrian Mole series, Sue Townsend, has died.
Ken Follett is writing three new novels, including a sequel to The Pillars of the Earth.
Jamie Oliver is bringing out a new cookbook, titled Comfort Food, with Michael Joseph.
Debut novelists Eimear McBride, Audrey Magee and Hannah Kent join Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Donna Tartt and Jhumpa Lahiri on the shortlist for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
Faber will publish Kazuo Ishiguro's first new novel in a decade in 2015.
The longlist for the 2014 Desmond Elliott Prize was announced this morning, featuring ten novels which the judges believe "showcase the excellence of new British and Irish writing".
Lynda La Plante will publish two new books about Prime Suspect's Jane Tennison.
Tesco has launched a new e-book platform, blinkbox books.
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