Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:00
George R R Martin and Robin Hobb will spend an evening discussing their works with fans in an event in London next month.
The two HarperCollins HarperVoyager authors will talk to fans about how they build their fictional universes, create their characters and balance fantasy and reality as well as divulging their influences and...
Mon, 14/07/2014 - 08:40
It has been a pretty decent year on the shop floor and in publishing boardrooms thus far in 2014. As we reveal in greater detail in our Review of the Half Year, the physical market for the first half of 2014 fell 2.4% to £526m through Nielsen BookScan. A decline, yes, but the shallowest one in the first half of a year since the market...
Wed, 09/07/2014 - 09:40
HarperCollins has relaunched its US website, with direct to consumer print and e-book sales.
The newly-designed site will be rolled out to UK next month, before being expanded to Canada and Australia.
Charlie Redmyane, HarperCollins UK c.e.o. said the aim was to connect with...
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 14:05
Natalie Jerome has been promoted to non-fiction publisher at HarperCollins, taking on the role with immediate effect.
Jerome, who was previously editorial director for HarperNonFiction, will report into Kate Elton, executive publisher fiction and non-fiction. The move follows the departure of...
Mon, 19/05/2014 - 09:15
HarperCollins is hosting a virtual romance festival, with contributions from fellow publishers and independent authors.
The event will take place over 7th and 8th June, and celebrate romance writing through Twitter interviews, videos, Google Hangouts, online content and other digital activity. It is supported by the Romantic Novelists...
Fri, 09/05/2014 - 09:25
Veronica Roth's Divergent series and a growth in e-books has powered a leap in profits and revenue at HarperCollins, which announced its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 today (9th May).
HarperCollins' parent company News Corp released results which showed that for the three-month period ending March 31st 2014,...
Thu, 20/02/2014 - 13:17
A memorial service for Doris Lessing will be held at St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square at 3 p.m. on Monday 7th April.
The service will be open to everyone, from fans to literary peers and colleagues.
Charlie Redmayne, c.e.o. of HarperCollins UK, which published Lessing's novels, said: “Doris Lessing was a...
Mon, 13/01/2014 - 15:20
Tom Weldon, c.e.o. Penguin Random House UKLessons from 2013 include: the shift to online sales is further squeezing the...Anthony Forbes Watson | Bookseller News Team | Charlie Redmayne | David Prescott | Home | James Daunt | Nicola Solomon | Nigel Newton | Sam Husain | Stephen Page | Tim Godfray | Tim Hely Hutchinson | Tom WeldonMon, 06/01/2014 - 15:30
HarperCollins' forthcoming move to London Bridge will mean a greater level of collaboration between News Corp companies, according to HarperCollins UK c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne.
The chief executive made the comment in a announcement made today (6th January) as News Corp signed a 30-year lease for The Place, a 430,000 sq ft office...Fri, 20/12/2013 - 12:00
Patrick Janson-Smith is to retire next year after 47 years in the publishing industry.
He will step down from his role of publisher at HarperCollins imprint Blue Door in autumn 2014, at the age of 65, after attending his 40th consecutive Frankfurt Book Fair. The imprint, which he founded five years ago, and published Dylan...