UK Books – The Guardian – Books in 2017: a literary calendar

Jane Austen’s bicentenary, Arundhati Roy’s first novel in 20 years, and unpublished F Scott Fitzgerald … the literary year ahead Clockwise from top left: Ali Smith, Martin Amis, Jane Austen, Paula Hawkins, Evan Davis, Rebecca Solnit, George Osborne, Richard Rogers, Hari Kunzru, Arundhati Roy, Yanis Varoufakis, Attica Locke. Photograph: Getty/Alamy/the Guardian/BBC/Reuters/AFP/AGF/REX/Shutterstock The Guardian Saturday 7…

The Bookseller Briefing – week ending 7 November 2014

Amazon launches voice-activated Echo device Ferris wins £30 000 Dylan Thomas award HarperCollins streams new Cornwell novel at London station Macdonald ‘could be strongest selling Samuel Johnson winner’ PRH (Penguin Random House) to close French and German offices Dan Brown: ‘no rush for next Langdon’ UK indies reveal plans for patterson pledge money Mayo knows:…