Fri, 21/12/2012 - 06:00
MacLehose Press is marking its fifth birthday in style next year, with a range of events and promotions designed to help people "read the world".
Central to its plans is a new sampler of dozens of books both from the press' past five years, and those due to be published next year, including samples from...
Tue, 13/03/2012 - 07:20
Quercus Books imprint MacLehose Press has acquired two new titles by Australasian authors C K Stead and Murray Bail. Both authors were previously published by Harvill Press.
Publisher Christopher MacLehose acquired world rights including ANZ to novel Risk by New Zealand author Stead, with plans to publish in October 2012 with...
Mon, 12/09/2011 - 15:52
Former colleagues of Faber finance director David Tebbutt have paid warm tributes to him this morning, amid widespread shock over the circumstances of his death.
Christopher Maclehose, who worked with Tebbutt at The Harvill Press, called him "an excellent financial director, absurdly modest, calm, wise and meticulous and...
Wed, 13/07/2011 - 15:38
Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Quercus), the first book in the late Swedish journalist's Millennium thriller trilogy, has become only the sixth adult novel to sell more than two million copies since records began.
Helped by a deep-discount deal at Tesco, 10,870 copies of the book were snapped up at...
Tue, 04/01/2011 - 09:05
Lord Weidenfeld and Christopher MacLehose are among the publishing figures recognised in the New Years honours list.
Weidenfeld, who founded the Weidenfeld & Nicolson publishing house in 1949 and remains its chairman, was appointed a Knights Grand Cross of the Order for the British Empire for his public service. Weidenfeld'...