Thu, 20/02/2014 - 12:20
Headline is launching a new website next week which allows book bloggers to request books, content and author interviews direct from the publisher.
The site, called bookbridgr, already has more than 250 pre-registered book bloggers awaiting the launch on Monday (24th February).
Fri, 31/01/2014 - 08:40
Headline has signed a three-book deal with Harriet Evans, who formerly worked at the company as editorial director and is moving after 10 years of being published by HarperCollins.
The first book in the deal will be A Place For Us.
Mari Evans, publishing director at Headline, signed the deal with Jonathan Lloyd at...
Thu, 23/01/2014 - 08:45
Publicist Sam Eades is to join Pan Macmillan from Headline.
Eades, who was named a Rising Star by The Bookseller last year, is currently senior publicity manager at Headline.
She will join Pan Macmillan in March as head of publicity (...
Thu, 26/12/2013 - 12:04
Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Headline) has been voted Specsavers Book of the Year 2013, winning the public vote "by a considerable margin".
Mon, 23/12/2013 - 12:21
Independent booksellers have complained that they are losing crucial Christmas sales with some key titles out of stock until January.
Among the popular books indies have had difficulty obtaining include Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life (Doubleday), Letters of Note by Shaun Usher (Canongate Unbound), Asterix...
Fri, 20/12/2013 - 16:25
Hachette UK has said it will keep its “federal structure” when it moves all seven of its publishers under one roof.
The firm last night signed a deal for the partially Grade II-listed Carmelite Riverside building at 50 Victoria...
Fri, 20/12/2013 - 08:00
Fans queued outside Waterstones’ flagship Piccadilly store yesterday morning (19th December) to have books signed by footballer David Beckham.
Altogether 500 people met the global celebrity and 1,000 copies of his book David Beckham (Headline) were signed during the course of two and a half hours.
Wed, 18/12/2013 - 12:31
Headline has acquired world rights in a book about the cliches used in football.
Adam Hurrey’s Football Cliches is based on his website of the same name, which analyses the art of the cliche in the beautiful game.
Editor Richard Roper said: “I’ve been a...
Wed, 18/12/2013 - 08:00
The first fiction acquisitions by Headline’s Mari Evans, who moved to the company from Penguin in July, include “a colourful, bold and commercial re-imagining of the life of William the Conqueror”.
The publishing director acquired world...
Thu, 12/12/2013 - 15:00
Football star David Beckham is to hold a signing for his book David Beckham next Thursday (19th December).
It is the only public signing for David Beckham (Headline) and will take place at Waterstones Piccadilly at 10am. Fans will have their books signed on a first come, first served basis and are advised to...