Fri, 12/04/2013 - 09:18
Hamish Hamilton is re-releasing Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy for its 20th anniversary, ahead of Seth’s upcoming sequel A Suitable Girl.
Acclaimed as one of the classic novels of the 20th century, Penguin acquired the 1993 novel from Phoenix for the anniversary, and confirmed A Suitable Girl...
Mon, 18/03/2013 - 07:50
Literary fiction publisher Europa Editions is releasing a new crime list called World Noir this summer. The list of 11 titles is made up of new crime fiction and reissues, including international crime works by Jean-Claude Izzo and Benjamin Tammuz.
UK director of Europa Editions Daniela Petracco said they wanted to take a more "...
Mon, 25/02/2013 - 08:00
Allen & Unwin is hoping to introduce readers to the talents of Australian novelist Alex Miller, with an ambitious re-publishing programme that will see eight of his books released this year.
Beginning in April with the paperback release of last year’s hardback Autumn Laing, A&U will re-publish seven of the...
Fri, 01/02/2013 - 06:30
The 80th anniversary of the birth of experimental novelist B S Johnson is being honoured with a new collection of material and the re-issue of four of his groundbreaking novels.
Johnson, who was born in February 1933, wrote novels, plays, journalism and film scripts. He committed suicide in 1973.
Mon, 28/01/2013 - 08:15
Indie publisher Oldcastle Books is launching a new imprint of classic fiction titles, marketing them with eye-catching, retro covers.
The books will have taglines such as "Lock Up Your Daughters . . . Darcy's in Town!" for Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, and "When it came to loving . . . he knew...
Mon, 28/01/2013 - 08:00
Vintage imprint Square Peg is to grow its cookery list as it marks its fifth birthday this year.
The move follows the appointment of Caroline McArthur as senior editor last year, joining Square Peg director Rosemary Davidson and senior editor Rowan Yapp.
McArthur brought experience from a previous role at BBC Books, which...
Mon, 21/01/2013 - 08:00
A new poetry press aiming to focus on the consumer relationship has been launched by Emma Wright, who previously worked at Orion. Its first book will be released at the end of the month.
Wright left her job as e-book production controller at Orion last summer, and has since set up The Emma Press, with the support of the Prince's...
Mon, 14/01/2013 - 08:10
Canongate is readying a launch in all formats for the next novel by film-maker and author Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being, which it acquired in a six-figure deal.
The book will be published on 11th March, with the hardback (£20), paperback (£7.99), e-book (£7.99) and audiobook (£13.99), all...
Mon, 14/01/2013 - 07:55
Virago has unveiled the jackets for its collection of some of Rumer Godden’s most celebrated titles, which it will be releasing for the first time later this year and into 2014.
Fifteen titles from the writer, who is most commonly associated with India and south-east Asia, are being released over the next two years as paperback...
Mon, 17/12/2012 - 08:17
Headline is gearing up to take a greater slice of the cookery market pie as it plans to build a bigger food list and acquire young, up-and-coming culinary stars.
Deputy publishing director Sarah Emsley is spearheading the plans to give the cookery list a lift, acquiring two books by the winner of this year's "Great British...