Tue, 21/09/2010 - 08:15
Constable & Robinson imprint Corsair is to publish four out-of-print novels, including The Stepford Wives, by the late American writer Ira Levin, who died in 2007. A new production of Levin's play "Deathtrap", a comic thriller, has just opened in London starring Simon Russell Beale.
Corsair will bring out...
Mon, 13/09/2010 - 08:05
Random House Group chair and c.e.o. Gail Rebuck has said she is "confident" that Tony Blair's A Journey will earn out its £4m-plus advance, despite doubts raised by HarperCollins chief Victoria Barnsley.
In a profile of Rebuck published in today's Guardian, Barnsley - described as "a great admirer...
Mon, 13/09/2010 - 06:11
Pan Macmillan has said that it intends to print 240,000 copies of Ken Follett's Fall of Giants across home and international markets, in advance of publication, and has revealed that there will be a worldwide first printing of 2.6 million copies across sixteen countries.
The book, the first part of planned trilogy, is to be...
Thu, 09/09/2010 - 15:32
Signed copies of Tony Blair's memoir A Journey on sale at Waterstone's, Piccadilly sold out in just over an hour this morning, according to the publisher. The shop put 500 signed copies of the book on sale today (9th September) and had sold them all 75 minutes after opening, said Cornerstone publicist Ellie Rankine.
Thu, 09/09/2010 - 06:17
Authors including Lee Child and Joanne Harris reveal what motivates them to write and provide advice for aspiring writers in a new title from Contact Publishing.
Writers in Black & White: Contemporary Authors Discuss the Writing Life includes interviews with more than 30 authors, conducted by budding writers Alanna Lynott...
Thu, 19/08/2010 - 15:10
The inside story of Cadbury, one of Britain's best-loved companies, will be examined this autumn by a direct descendant of the Cadbury family.
Chocolate Wars by Deborah Cadbury will be published by HarperPress in hardback on 28th October, priced £20. Cadbury, a former senior producer at the BBC, had access to the...
Fri, 06/08/2010 - 08:25
Jonathan Cape and Puffin are collaborating to produce a uniform hardback set of Roald Dahl's novels for children, to be published on 13th September, Roald Dahl Day.
Cape has the hardback rights to eight novels, including The BFG, The Witches, Matilda and The Twits, while Puffin has all the paperback rights to the...
Fri, 06/08/2010 - 08:10
Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing a book this autumn giving the inside story to one of Pink Floyd's most iconic albums.
The Making of Pink Floyd: The Wall by Gerald Scarfe will be published on 1st October in hardback, priced £30. W&N non-fiction editor in chief Michael Dover bought world rights from Ed Victor...
Thu, 22/07/2010 - 07:19
The cobbles of Coronation Street turn 50 in December, and to commemorate the golden age of Wetherfield many titles related to the soap will be hitting the shelves.
Headline will be releasing an official title promising to be the "definitive book on five decades of life on the street". The book will include profiles of 50 "...
Fri, 09/07/2010 - 09:05
Publishers are revving up for the autumn period with a selection of "Top Gear"- related titles ready to race onto bookshelves.
Following on from Where's Stig?, the sleeper hit of last year, BBC Books will be publishing Where's Stig: The World Tour. In the new book the search for Stig goes global...