Mon, 10/12/2012 - 08:15
Popular interest in maths and science is riding high, with the Mars Curiosity Rover and the Higgs Boson particle both in the running to named Time magazine's "person" of the year.
Publishers will be getting stuck into the phenomenon next year with a range of number-crunching titles that seek to explore the...
Mon, 10/12/2012 - 08:10
Independent publisher Nobrow, which specialises in illustrated and graphic art books, has launched a dedicated children's imprint. Flying Eye Books will publish 12 new titles in the next year, with a mix of débuts, work from established authors and illustrators, and a range of work in translation.
Company director Sam...
Mon, 10/12/2012 - 08:00
A tech start-up from two publishing veterans is offering small publishers an easy way to handle their data for free, thanks to support from Arts Council England.
Bibliocloud.com, set up by the co-founders of independent publisher Snowbooks, has received £30,000 from ACE to help publishers access its service, which provides an...
Mon, 16/01/2012 - 08:30
Independent publishers have reported a stronger Christmas than in 2010, with Waterstones showing "renewed vigour"—though not necessarily delivering increased sales—during its first Christmas under new management. Sales at W H Smith and Tesco were reportedly up "significantly" year on year, while e-book sales...
Mon, 14/02/2011 - 15:25
Accent Press imprint Xcite Books is launching a "one-stop shop" for romantic and erotic e-books and audio formats.
The site, www.erotica-romance-ebooks.com, will launch on 1st March and replaces Xcite's three current sites serving the UK, US/Canada and...
Wed, 06/10/2010 - 12:48
Profile Books is launching a new literary fiction imprint, The Clerkenwell Press, which will be headed up by editor Geoff Mulligan.
The Clerkenwell Press will release its first books in autumn next year, with around four to six books a year to follow thereafter.
Mulligan, who Profile describes as “one of the UK’s...
Wed, 25/08/2010 - 09:20
Profile Books managing director Andrew Franklin has called the company's latest results "solid" despite its turnover decreasing 14%. The independent publisher reported a turnover of £7.12 million for the year to March 2010, with a pretax profit of over £335,000. However, in the previous year turnover was £8.28m...
Mon, 01/03/2010 - 11:32
Waterstones.com has launched a new campaign highlighting the best adult and children's books by independent publishers each month.
Celebrating Independence went live on the website's homepage this morning and the selected...
Fri, 02/10/2009 - 05:03
Tindal Street Press has said it is watching its "promotion costs and print runs with care" after the level of returns from campaigns it participated in over the past year hit its latest financial results.
The Birmingham-based indie celebrates its 10th anniversary in October in "upbeat mood", despite admitting that...
Wed, 24/06/2009 - 06:58
Legend Press is entering the e-book market, with the launch of its first digital book next Monday (29th June).
The first title to be released in electronic format is Legend's Doctor Who-inspired travel book Who Goes There, written by journalist and show expert Nick Griffiths. The book was released in physical format last...