Mon, 30/01/2012 - 08:00
The debut cookbook by Jo Wheatley, the winner of 2011's "The Great British Bake-Off" TV baking competition, is to be sold exclusively through Sainsbury’s on publication.
A Passion For Baking will be sold only through 450 Sainsbury’s stores and its online site from its launch on 25th May, for a...
Thu, 26/01/2012 - 15:55
Constable & Robinson, the original publisher of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, is set to release a special edition of the book on the anniversary of the author’s death in April.
The new version is reproduced using the exact dimensions and the same font that was used in the first edition—which was published by C...
Tue, 24/01/2012 - 13:10
Constable & Robinson has acquired a title exploring the character of controversial Tottenham Spurs football manager Harry Redknapp.
Constable publishing director Andreas Campomar signed the title, by Guardian feature writer John Crace, buying UK and Commonwealth rights from Matthew Hamilton at Aitken Alexander...
Mon, 09/01/2012 - 07:55
Constable & Robinson has appointed a third party client director, as client publisher sales and distribution becomes an "increasingly important part" of C&R's business.
Richard Dodman, previously sales and new business director of F&W Media International, occupies the new role.
Mon, 12/12/2011 - 15:32
Constable & Robinson has grown turnover by 16% to £7.46m for the nine months to 31st October 2011, with sales rising by 11% for the year to date, according to Nielsen BookScan.
Chairman Nick Robinson predicted that e-book sales should reach 12% of company turnover by the end of the current year.
The indie publisher...
Wed, 07/12/2011 - 15:41
Constable & Robinson is to launch Canvas, a new commercial fiction list headed by commissioning editor Victoria Hughes-Williams.
The Canvas list will initially publish 12 new titles a year, in print and digital, with its first title, The Summer of Secrets by Alison Lucy, to be published in May 2012. This will be followed...
Fri, 18/11/2011 - 10:24
Constable & Robinson has beaten eight publishers to the rights of a title by the winner of this year’s “The Great British Bake Off” by splashing out a six-figure sum in one of a number of high-profile deals signed this week.
Publishing director at Constable, Andreas Campomar, bought world rights from Fiona...
Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:08
Constable & Robinson has acquired two novels by debut author Tom Winter, with the publisher pitching the first title as reminiscent of Alan Bennett and Roddy Doyle.
Commissioning editor Victoria Hughes-Williams bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in debut novel, Lost and Found, and one other title, from...
Mon, 07/11/2011 - 07:11
Constable & Robinson is getting into the Dickens bicentennial spirit, publishing a novel re-examining the events of Bleak House.
Tom-All-Alone’s by Lynn Shepherd will be published as a £12.99 hardback on 2nd February, just five days before the bicentenary of Dickens’ birth. It joins a glut of...
Thu, 27/10/2011 - 07:00
Constable & Robinson has signed a five-figure deal to acquire a new detective novel written under the pen name A D Garrett.
The book, jointly authored by thriller writer Margaret Murphy and forensic expert Professor Dave Barclay, was signed by C&R’s James Gurbutt through agent Felicity Blunt at Curtis Brown, with Katie...