Tue, 17/06/2014 - 12:14
John Murray Publishers is to publish a book accompanying a major new BBC Radio 4 series on plants.
Publisher Georgina Laycock acquired rights to Plants: From Roots to Riches from the BBC and Kew Gardens.
The Radio 4 series, also called Plants: From Roots to Riches, will be in 25 parts and will delve into...
Fri, 14/03/2014 - 11:40
John Murray is to publish What If: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe, creator of internet comic xkcd.
Georgina Laycock bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein on behalf of Seth Fishman at the Genert Company.
Tue, 16/07/2013 - 10:51
A first volume of Roald Dahl’s letters are among a clutch of deals announced by John Murray Press.
Nick Davies, JMP m.d., bought Letters from Dahl from Caroline Dawnay at United Agents. Compiled by Dahl biographer Donald Sturrock, it will be published to coincide with Dahl’s centenary in 2016.
Thu, 15/11/2012 - 08:15
John Murray is planning to expand its non-fiction publishing output and has appointed Georgina Laycock to the role of publisher.
Laycock joins from Penguin Press where she worked on titles including Pop Goes the Weasel and Atlas of Remote Islands.
She will be working on the commissioning team alongside Kate...