Thu, 16/05/2013 - 07:30
Biteback has signed an autobiography by Paralympic champion David Weir.
“The Weirwolf”, as he became known during the 2012 Games, won four gold medals in wheelchair racing events.
Sam Carter, editorial director at Biteback, bought world English language rights to Weirwolf: The David Weir Story, from...
Tue, 14/05/2013 - 07:15
Biteback has acquired world rights to a book from Vicky Pryce, who has just finished a prison sentence for conspiring to pervert the course of justice.
Pryce was convicted after falsely taking speeding points on her licence that had actually been earned by her ex-husband, former cabinet minister Chris Huhne.
Fri, 10/05/2013 - 11:23
Biteback has signed a new non-fiction book from Jon Miller and Lucy Parker, exploring how corporations can improve our lives and contribute to society.
Editorial director Sam Carter acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Everybody’s Business from Caroline Michel at PFD.
Miller and Parker are partners at the...
Thu, 09/05/2013 - 15:40
Online retailer Pages has launched today (9th May) selling only books by independent publishers.
The new start-up, at www.the-pages.co.uk, is offering e-books and print books by Slightly Foxed, Legend Press, Wabi Sabi Press, Trolley Books, Matador Publishing, Biteback/The Robson Press and...
Wed, 24/04/2013 - 07:15
An entrepreneur is buying every MP a copy of Douglas Carswell’s book The End of Politics and the Birth of iDemocracy, published by Biteback.
Millionaire Paul Sykes has today (24th April) sent every MP in the House of Commons a copy of the title, regardless of political allegiance.
In a letter sent out with the...
Thu, 18/04/2013 - 10:15
Biteback publisher Iain Dale has announced a new version of his 2000 title Memories of Maggie: A Portrait of Margaret Thatcher, with a foreword by Prime Minister David Cameron.
Dale, who attended Baroness Thatcher's funeral yesterday (17th April) along with several other figures from the industry, said the book would be...
Thu, 11/04/2013 - 14:30
Having stood as the Conservative candidate in Norfolk North in 2005 and been on the Tory shortlist in another handful of constituencies, Iain Dale is no stranger to giving speeches.
But the Biteback Publishing founder was perhaps not prepared for the reaction to his...
Thu, 28/03/2013 - 08:30
Biteback has acquired a political memoir from former spin doctor Damian McBride, who found himself at the centre of a scandal during Gordon Brown’s time in Downing Street.
The publisher acquired world rights for the book, Power Trip: A Decade of Policy, Plots and Spin, with a five-figure advance.
Thu, 21/03/2013 - 09:00
Biteback publishing has signed world rights to a biography of new Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.
Meanwhile independent publisher Image Books is to publish a book of conversations with the new Pope.
Biteback's unauthorised biography, written by journalist and biographer James Mcintyre, will be published in September...
Fri, 15/03/2013 - 16:50
W H Smith has defended its record on book marketing promotions, after being accused by Biteback Publishing’s Iain Dale of being “very willing to take publishers’ money and sell no books in return”.
Dale made his...