Thu, 29/04/2010 - 15:22
A & C Black is bringing out a new Kit Bag Guide, First Aid for Sport, in the spirit of the improving weather and the new-found zeal for outdoor sports as we edge towards summer.
The first aid guide will be published on 1st July this year in paperback priced £9.99. First Aid for Sport, by Andy Cunningham, a...
Tue, 20/04/2010 - 06:07
Orion has snapped up world rights to an adult novel by bestselling children's author Michelle Paver.
Malcolm Edwards, deputy chief executive of the Orion group, and deputy publisher Jon Wood struck the deal for Dark Matter from Peter Cox at Redhammer for an undisclosed sum. The team will publish in hardback on 21st October...
Wed, 14/04/2010 - 13:58
New Holland has acquired UK rights to an authorised commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Peanuts comic strip.
Aruna Vasudevan at New Holland won the rights directly from the packagers. The book, which will be produced in co-operation with the Charles M. Schultz Museum, is scheduled for publication in September. It will...
Wed, 14/04/2010 - 09:10
A memoir from a long-time animal rights campaigner, a book dissecting the science of financial risk taking and a children's book about a disease that kills the imagination are among the tips from agents in the second of a two-part round up ahead of this month's London Book Fair.
Tue, 13/04/2010 - 12:03
A history of the key players behind the Great Depression, a novel about epilepsy and a biography of the first tycoon are among the winners of this year's Pulitzer Prize.
The 2010 Pulitzer Prize for History was given to Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed, published by William Heinemann and Windmill in the UK. Ahamed also won...
Tue, 13/04/2010 - 10:42
Dorling Kindersley has launched a new app providing hundreds of photos and descriptions of over 1,700 beers. The Beer Bible is released this week for iPhones, with further versions for Android, Blackberry and WinMobile to follow.
Adapted from The Beer Book by Sam Calagione and Tim Hampson, the app aims to help customers...