The Scottish Book Trust has awarded 11 new writers a £2,000 cash prize to help boost their careers.
Bloomsbury Publishing has issued a profit upgrade, saying it expects sales and profits to beat market expectations thanks to a boost in business during the lockdown and Covid-19 restrictions.
A debut novel based on personal experience of London gang violence is up for an international book prize.
Children across the country will be able to access books online for free during school closures.
North-east libraries loaned out nearly 270,000 books last year - with a story about schoolgirl looking into a historic murder case and a child’s take on the refugee crisis among the top titles.
An independent bookshop which has had to close due to coronavirus restrictions has received hundreds of orders after putting out a plea on Twitter.
An Aberdonian crime writer, a former first lady's memoir and the enchanting tales of a boy wizard are among the top titles being read by people in the Granite City during 2020.
One in three children do not see themselves in the books they read, a study suggests.
Douglas Stuart has won this year’s Booker Prize for his novel Shuggie Bain.
An Aberdeen charity is looking for donations of pre-loved books to give to vulnerable adults it supports.
Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan have relaunched their competition for unpublished writers.
A book festival in Scotland’s National Book Town is to take place online this year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Author Ian Rankin has claimed his Facebook account was suspended after someone reported it was not him.
A novel comprising just eight paragraphs has been shortlisted for the International Booker Prize.
Booker Prize-winner Bernardine Evaristo, Joanna Trollope and Maggie O’Farrell are among the authors expected to appear at a literary festival in Glasgow.
Simon Cowell and his six-year-old son Eric have signed a publishing deal for seven children’s books celebrating “individuality and positivity”.
The author of a best-selling series of books featuring a London Met detective – who is also a wizard – is planning to set one of his novels in Aberdeen.
Children should know that it is all right to find reading difficult, according to Lupita Nyong’o.
A Scottish crime thriller had Aberdeen bookworms gripped this year, according to a list of the best reads of 2019.
The tale of a Mexican drug lord who escaped jail twice is a popular page-turner at a north-east super prison.
Leading figures from the arts and the world of politics have paid tribute to Alasdair Gray, who has died aged 85.
Libraries across Aberdeenshire are offering customers the chance to take part in a reading challenge for all ages.
A talk about a new book celebrating brave Scottish women is to take place in Aberdeen next month.
North-east children have been urged to take part in a reading challenge to be in with a chance of winning tickets for football games.
An app that translates a selection of books into sign language has made the move on to iOS, in a bid to help more than 30 million deaf children across the world.
Margaret Atwood wowed fans by reading from her latest novel, The Testaments, minutes before it went on sale at midnight.
More than 520,000 books have been checked out of north-east libraries by children in the past year.
Mark Gatiss, Richard E Grant, Hilary Mantel and David Olusoga are to feature in a year-long celebration of literature at the BBC.
Tayari Jones’ novel An American Marriage has won the Women’s Prize For Fiction.
A novel inspired by the mind of computer scientist Alan Turing is among the contenders for a historic literary prize.