Wed, 28/09/2011 - 08:49
Profits at Canongate for its 2010 financial year fell by 42.7%, which the publisher said reflected the cost of acquiring specialist audio publisher CSA, as well as investing in staff and systems.
In accounts recently filed at Companies House, the independent revealed sales were largely level with 2009 at £13.39m, down from...
Wed, 29/06/2011 - 09:21
The literary agency representing Barack Obama has become the latest to move into e-book publishing but stresses it is not trying to compete with publishers.
US firm Dystel and Godrich Literary Management (DGLM) also represents cookery writer Prue Leith and the actor Richard Dreyfuss....
Thu, 11/11/2010 - 10:10
Random House UK is publishing a picture book by American president Barack Obama. Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to my Daughters will be published as a £12.99 hardback by Doubleday on 16th November and will include illustrations by artist Loren King.
The title is a tribute to 13 "groundbreaking Americans and the ideas that...
Tue, 14/09/2010 - 12:26
A children's book written by US president Barack Obama before he entered the Oval Office is to be published by Random House in November.
Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters is illustrated by Lauren Long and is described as "a tribute to 13 groundbreaking Americans, from the first president, George Washington, to...
Fri, 11/06/2010 - 09:13
US president Barack Obama is to provide the foreword to Nelson Mandela's Conversations with Myself, being published in the UK this October by Pan Macmillan.
The book, which caused a stir at last year's Frankfurt Book Fair,...
Thu, 13/05/2010 - 08:30
Canongate has seen profits drop by more than a quarter, despite nearly maintaining the turnover generated during its "record year" in 2008, largely on the back of Barack Obama's Dreams From My Father and The...
Tue, 20/10/2009 - 10:56
US president Barack Obama's bestselling memoir Dreams from my Father has been launched as an e-book application for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch devices.
The memoir, along with an app version of Obama's The Audacity of Hope, are available from the App Store priced £4.99 - about half the price of the...
Wed, 08/07/2009 - 07:11
When standing as a candidate for the US elections, Barack Obama said he would keep his BlackBerry if elected—now Sphere is publishing an imagined look at the president’s handheld device.
Billed as being perfect for “fans of clever satire and silly humour”, the book was created by US comedy group Kasper Hauser....
Tue, 28/04/2009 - 07:16
Serpent’s Tail has acquired rights to the book presented to Barack Obama by Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez at a summit on the Americas earlier this month.
UK and Commonwealth (ex-Aus, NZ, India and Canada) rights to Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent was bought by Pete Ayrton,...
Thu, 16/04/2009 - 06:40
US President Barack Obama's new dog, Bo, is to star in his own picturebook.
According to Sky News, Bo, America's Commander in Leash will be published next week. Mascot Books, a small independent publisher from Virginia in the US, has rushed out the title. The creators had been researching the title for two months,...