Fri, 31/05/2013 - 09:05
Little, Brown’s digital-only imprint, Blackfriars, is aiming to raise its profile on launch next week by linking up with two partners and running an e-reader competition.
The list will launch next Thursday (6th June), backed by Shortlist Media, which publishes free weekly magazines Shortlist and Stylist. It...
Wed, 22/05/2013 - 13:00
Tim Holman, senior vice-president and publisher of the Orbit division at Hachette Book Group in the US and the Orbit imprint of Little, Brown in the UK, will be returning to the UK with his family later this year.
He will continue to oversee Orbit's publishing programmes in the US and UK and be making frequent trips to New York....
Mon, 20/05/2013 - 16:18
Little, Brown's Blackfriars digital-only imprint will publish a novel created by authors including Joe Dunthorne and Lisa Jewell as part of the Southbank Centre's Festival of Neighbourhood.
On 1st June, novelist Stella Duffy will kick-start the Southbank Centre's game of Exquisite Corpse: Or, How Not to Kill Your...
Thu, 16/05/2013 - 12:19
Little, Brown has acquired a memoir by Stuart David, founding member of the indie pop band Belle & Sebastian, well-known for songs including "The Boy With the Arab Strap" and "I'm a Cuckoo".
Editor-in-chief Antonia Hodgson bought world English language rights from Joanna Swainson at Hardman & Swainson...
Fri, 10/05/2013 - 09:08
A range of exclusive Beatles content is being used in a "nine-month pre-publication awareness campaign" for Tune In, the first volume in Mark Lewisohn’s three-volume Beatles biography, The Beatles: All These Years.
Tune In, covering the lives of the Liverpool band from its beginning through...
Fri, 26/04/2013 - 11:24
Little, Brown has acquired a book about the sometimes perverse health and safety rules which have cropped up in nearly every corner of contemporary life.
Sphere non-fiction publishing director Adam Strange pre-empted world English language rights in In The Interests of Safety: How to Challenge the Rules That Make Our Lives More...
Wed, 10/04/2013 - 12:06
Little, Brown has acquired a non-fiction title by Damien Lewis, War Dog: The No-Man's-Land Puppy Who Took to the Skies, a true story about a dog's service during the Second World War.
Non-fiction publishing director Adam Strange bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, for War Dog from Annabel...
Tue, 09/04/2013 - 16:00
Scholastic has made two senior appointments in newly created roles.
Samantha Smith has joined from Little, Brown in the role of fiction publisher, with Rachel Partridge [pictured] moving from Universal Pictures to take up the post of group marketing and publicity director.
Smith will be joining Scholastic on 20th May, and...
Wed, 03/04/2013 - 12:08
Author Iain Banks has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and has said that it is "extremely unlikely I'll live beyond a year".
In a statement the 59-year-old author of works including The Wasp Factory and Stonemouth said he has late stage gall bladder cancer, having first gone to his GP in mid-...
Wed, 03/04/2013 - 07:00
Little, Brown Book Group has acquired world rights in The Dining Club by Marina Anderson, the new "sumptuous romance" by the author of bestselling erotic title, Haven of Obedience.
Publisher for Sphere fiction Catherine Burke bought world rights from Jill Hughes at the Maggie Noach Literary Agency. The...