Stephen King, the author and digital pioneer, has held back on an e-book version of his new novel, hoping to encourage print sales.
Stephen King fans hoping to download his new novel will be disappointed, following a decision by the bestselling horror writer to support the print version of the book.
Joyland, published on June 4 in ...
We’ve had it up to here with the wizards-and-magic fiction genre. Ditto the romantic-vampires-and-werewolves one.
We’re over the sado-masochistic-millionaire-boyfriend genre (so last year) although there are signs of an over-50s romcom trend exploiting the grey pound.
But where will publishers find a new bestseller genre? ...
Bestselling author Dan Brown has told BBC Breakfast he gets "kicked around" by UK critics more than those in other countries.
Speaking this morning (20th May) during his first appearance to support the publication of his latest book, Inferno, Brown said he always sets out to "write the book that I would want
to read . . ...
Tate Britain has rearranged its paintings in chronological order – can that teach those of us with chaotic bookshelves anything?
Books … how do you stack yours? Photograph: Elliot Elliot/Getty Images/Johner RF
The art-world professionals have applauded the revamp at Tate Britain. Why? Because the paintings have ...
The Harry Potter author reveals the origins of the fictional sport of Quidditch in a book full of her "second thoughts", to be auctioned for charity, writes Hannah Furness.
The fictional sport of Quidditch was only invented because JK Rowling had an argument with her boyfriend, the Harry Potter author ...
Independent retailers angry at lack of government intervention on web retailer's tax payments
Booksellers Frances and Keith Smith outside No 10 Downing Street to hand in a petition Amazon to pay their fair share of UK tax. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA
Independent booksellers have hit out at the government following this ...
London's Trafalgar Square is to play host to a giant reading festival for families to enjoy this summer.
The free outdoor event will feature famous authors and celebrities reading on stage backed by an enormous interactive screen, with thousands of children following along.
The Get Reading festival, set to take place on 13 July, is ...
'Chick-lit' author Jenny Colgan has won the romantic novel of the year award with her 2012 book Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams.
The Romantic Novelists Association said it was a close competition, but said the Scot had won "by a nose" due to her "impeccable plotting and structure".
The RNA judges ...
A new series of Dracula is being filmed at the moment, with Jonathan Rhys-Meyers in the title role. I think it's airing in the US sometime in the autumn - here's the first trailer that's been released for it: