Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:35
Film rights to Chris Kuzneski’s The Hunters (Headline) have been optioned by a new UK-based production venture.
Piers Tempest and Jo Bamford have optioned the rights, with Mark Huffam and Chris Clark joining the producing team.
Tempest said: “The Hunters is such a great story with standout...
Fri, 11/04/2014 - 15:49
Mari Evans, publishing director at Headline, has bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) for three books by private investigator-turned-novelist Louise Lee from Jo Unwin in association with Rogers, Coleridge and White.
The first of the three titles, The Last Honeytrap, Unwin described as: “Bold commercial...
Thu, 10/04/2014 - 16:08
Headline has acquired the autobiography of General Lord David Richards (pictured), who served for more than 40 years in the British Army.
General Richards was appointed Chief of the Defence Staff in October 2010, and retired in July 2013. He was made a non-party political peer in January this year.
Headline bought world...
Wed, 09/04/2014 - 10:20
Headline Publishing has acquired two tie-ins to ITV1 drama “Downton Abbey”, to be published alongside the fifth series in autumn 2014.
A Year in the Life of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes, the neice of “Downton” creator Julian Fellowes, is an illustrated snapshot of life at Downton Abbey....
Tue, 01/04/2014 - 15:47
Headline is to publish the memoir of Flea, the bassist and a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning band Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Deputy publishing director Sarah Emsley acquired UK and Commonwealth rights as part of an exclusive Hachette world rights deal negotiated by Ben Greenberg of Grand Central Publishing, a division of...
Thu, 27/03/2014 - 09:00
Former Headline editor John Wordsworth is joining Zeno Agency Ltd as a literary agent.
Wordsworth was commissioning editor at Headline, heading up its sci-fi, fantasy and horror list. Zeno, run by sole agent John Berlyne, focuses on genre fiction, representing authors such as Ben Aaronovitch, and sub-agenting international clients...
Wed, 26/03/2014 - 09:10
Headline will publish the first volume of an autobiography from comedian and actor Omid Djalili.
The currently untitled book will take a look at Djalili’s “unconventional childhood growing up in London helping to run the family business for visiting Iranians who came to the UK for health reasons”.
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 (...