Fri, 07/12/2012 - 09:00
Strong differences have emerged within the trade over the effectiveness of Digital Rights Management (DRM) on e-book files.
The issue came to the fore as divided views were voiced on DRM at this week's FutureBook Conference (3rd December). Little, Brown c.e.o. Ursula Mackenzie, who is also president of the...
Thu, 26/04/2012 - 08:10
Hodder & Stoughton has bought a debut about Roman Britain, The Lion and The Lamb, by Durham academic Dr John Henry Clay.
The publisher acquired British and Commonwealth rights from James Gill at United Agents and will publish in 2013. Italian rights have been sold to Newton Compton in a pre-empt.
Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:20
Little, Brown has acquired a debut novel by Times critic, columnist and features writer Kevin Maher, with publishing director Clare Smith snapping up her first title for the imprint in a hotly contested four-way auction.
Smith bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The Fields for a "good five-figure sum"...
Tue, 13/09/2011 - 08:30
Joanna Trollope is to write a contemporary reworking of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility as part of a new series to be published by HarperFiction.
Publishing director Louisa Joyner bought world rights from James Gill at United Agents. Trollope's Sense and Sensibility will be published in autumn 2013. It...
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 10:48
Simon & Schuster has bought rights to a debut novel set in Regency London and the beginning of the slave trade in the 16th century.
Editorial director Mike Jones bought UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada from James Gill at United Agents. The book, The English Monster by Lloyd Shepherd, will be published in 2012....