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News   - Latest Headlines

Welcome to Calibre's news page. We hope you enjoy reading about the latest developments in our service, all the stories about people who have supported us, recent publicity, and also news about books.

Book of Dust La Belle Sauvage

The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage goes straight to the top

14/11/2017

Philip Pullman's eagerly anticipated, and heavily promoted new book, La Belle Sauvage, has leapt into the book charts - becoming the first... More >

Ian McEwan’s novels set for TV and Film Adaptations

Ian McEwan’s novels set for TV and Film Adaptations

06/11/2017

Three of Ian McEwan's novels have been adapted for the screen and will be appearing over the next few months. The Child in Time aired recently... More >

Thriller writer Dan Brown returns with new Robert Langdon story

Thriller writer Dan Brown returns with new Robert Langdon story

04/11/2017

Seven years after his last instalment, thriller writer Dan Brown is back with Origin which continues the popular series featuring Robert Langdon,... More >

Wealden Talking Newspaper

Sussex Life Magazine Recorded By Wealden Talking News

31/10/2017

Wealden Talking News has recently informed us that from the beginning of October they are expanding into periodicals and will be recording the... More >

Under a Pole Star wins Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

Under a Pole Star wins Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

30/10/2017

Author Stef Penney has won the Wilbur and Niso Smith adventure writing prize for her book Under a Pole Star. The £10,000 prize, awarded recently... More >

Ghouls, Ghosts and Goblins - our spooky Halloween tales

Spooky stories and terrible tales

27/10/2017

As the nights are drawing in and with Halloween fast approaching, now is perhaps a good time to get cosy and take comfort in a good read. With that... More >

Moomintroll

Moominvalley exhibition opens in London

25/10/2017

This month sees the opening of a retrospective exhibition of the celebrated Finnish author and illustrator Tove Jansson (1914-2001), creator of the... More >

Alan and Janet Smith

Calibre Member Inspires Running Duo

18/10/2017

A huge thanks to Alan and Janet Smith from everyone at Calibre. After seeing first hand what difference our service made to the life of a Calibre... More >

Man Booker Prize 2017

Lincoln in the Bardo wins the Man Booker Prize 2017

18/10/2017

Lincoln in the Bardo (11862) by George Saunders has been the named winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Lincoln in the Bardo is the... More >

Love Books

Join our Downloaders

17/10/2017

Do you love Calibre books, use a mobile device and like to be in control of your own reading destiny? Then why not give our shiny new app a whirl?... More >