Fri, 31/07/2009 - 06:40
Harlequin Mills & Boon is going back to the future with a 1970s-themed cover design for its new titles.
From 7th August the new look will be rolled out across four series: Romance, Medical, Intrigue and Special Moments. The new covers will have a clear photo on the front with a coloured band to indicate the different series. They...
Thu, 30/07/2009 - 06:20
Alexander McCall Smith is to reprise his Corduroy Mansions project with the Daily Telegraph, with a dedicated iTunes page and second BBC series lined up.
Following the publication of the first Corduroy Mansions title on the Telegraph website in daily live updates and audio instalments, a new series of 100 parts will...
Fri, 24/07/2009 - 05:27
Proving that "an army marches on its stomach", the Chelsea Pensioners are teaming up with celebrity foodies to launch a fundraising cookbook.
A Salute to Cooking, which is published by indie publisher Bene Factum, features more than 100 recipes, including Joanna Lumley's sephardic orange cake and London...
Thu, 23/07/2009 - 13:55
Rap star 50 Cent has turned his attention to publishing, having co-written a book about how to make business out of bling.
Profile Books will publish The 50th Law, a business guide for the 21st century co-written by "modern Machiavelli" Robert Greene and 50 Cent, in the autumn.
It is billed as revealing "...
Wed, 22/07/2009 - 06:54
A French cookery book which has sold more than six million copies since it was published more than 70 years ago will be released in English for the first time this autumn.
I Know How to Cook (or Je Sais Cuisiner as it is known in France) was written by French cookery writer Ginette Mathiot in 1932. It has never been out...
Thu, 16/07/2009 - 10:58
Thu, 16/07/2009 - 07:30
A rag-tag team of buccaneers on a mission to steal a fantastically wealthy pirate galleon is the subject of the final novel completed by the late Michael Crichton.
Pirate Latitudes will be published on 16th November in hardback priced £18.99. Crichton completed the novel before he died from cancer in November 2008. Julia...
Thu, 09/07/2009 - 07:44
John Blake is publishing a book chronicling the end of the love affair between Katie Price and Peter Andre, after the couple publicly split two months ago.
Price and Andre, who met on the reality TV show "I'm A Celebrity . . . Get Me Out of Here" at the start of 2004, went on to marry and have two children. But on 11th May...
Mon, 06/07/2009 - 07:23
Publication of Tender Morsels in this country is leading to renewed calls for a clearer system to let parents know about the nature of the books that their children are reading, reports the Observer. But children's writers such as Philip Pullman and Michael Rosen remain adamant that age-ranging is not the answer.
Mon, 06/07/2009 - 07:05
Virgin Books will not publish any new titles in its Black Lace and Nexus erotica lists next year, although the publisher has said the imprints will remain "active".
John Sadler, m.d. of Virgin Books, said: "As part of our strategic planning for 2010 we will be prioritising our rapidly growing non-fiction list and as such...