Fri, 21/09/2012 - 10:32
Bloomsbury is expanding internationally, with the launch of Bloomsbury India today (21st September).
The New Delhi-based company will publish both Indian and international authors, in fiction and non-fiction.
In November 2012, it will release the first Wisden India Cricketers' Almanack 2012, which will be followed...
Mon, 17/09/2012 - 08:00
Bloomsbury is to publish the most ambitious inventory of Africa's mammals ever produced.
The six-volume reference work Mammals of Africa (February, £600) is the brainchild of scientist Jonathan Kingdon of the Wildlife Conservation Unit at Oxford University. Kingdon is also an artist specialising in drawing from...
Thu, 30/08/2012 - 09:50
Hachette dominates the Richard and Judy Autumn Book Club picks for 2012 announced by W H Smith, with four out of 10 titles on the list.
The promotion launches today (30th August) with the first pick promoted by the chain retailer being Orion's Secrets of the Tides by Hannah Richell. The other Hachette choices to...
Thu, 30/08/2012 - 08:00
Fans of Bloomsbury’s young adult novel Throne of Glass will soon be able to showcase their love of the book by wearing jewellery inspired by it.
Rings, pendants and other items will be made available, based on items worn by characters in the newly published book, the first of a series written by American author Sarah J...
Thu, 23/08/2012 - 09:34
Bloomsbury is asking members of the public to star on the cover of a forthcoming novel.
The publisher wants to find couples or individuals to appear on the front of Matthew Reynolds' book The World Was All Before Them. Entrants are asked to submit a colour picture of themselves, or of themselves a partner in a high...
Fri, 03/08/2012 - 13:35
The race to acquire a new book from Olympic hero and Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins is believed to be underway, with a large offer on the table from a UK publisher to clinch the deal.
Wiggins this week became Britain's most decorated Olympian when he won a gold in the men's individual time trial event, taking his...
Fri, 27/07/2012 - 09:03
Bloomsbury has begun releasing prequel e-novellas for free through online girls’ magazine Sugarscape as part of the build-up to publication of its YA début Throne of Glass by American writer Sarah J Maas (2nd August, £6.99).
The novellas—The Assassin and the Pirate Lord, The Assassin and the...
Tue, 17/07/2012 - 11:33
Bloomsbury has appointed Derek Stordahl to the newly created role of head of sales, Americas.
Stordahl will be joining the company on 6th August and will be based in the New York offices, where he will become part of the senior management team.
He will be responsible for all sales across Bloomsbury's divisions in the US,...
Mon, 16/07/2012 - 08:12
Bloomsbury has appointed Kathleen Farrar to the role of Bloomsbury Group sales and marketing director, with effect from 1st January 2013.
In a message to staff, executive director Richard Charkin said Farrar will have direct responsibility for all sales and marketing teams in the UK and USA, and will oversee the group's print and...
Wed, 11/07/2012 - 10:23
Twelve years since the publication of Lawrence Norfolk’s last novel In the Shape of a Boar (a hiatus accounted for by “one imploded novel, one unfunded film script and two children”), the author returns with John Saturnall’s Feast, destined to be one of the autumn’s big literary offerings....