Wed, 16/04/2014 - 13:48
Quadrille has signed a cookbook Recipes from a Normal Mum by Holly Bell.
Publishing director Jane O'Shea bought world rights from Ariella Feiner at United Agents, with plans to publish in July 2014.
Bell is a blogger, food writer, and mother of two who became a finalist in BBC Two's "The Great British...
Wed, 16/04/2014 - 09:38
DK has opened applications for new design internships, as part of a series of initiatives to mark the 40th anniversary of the publisher this year.
Four candidates will be chosen to join DK's different design teams, including Knowledge, Life, Licensing, Education and Travel Guides. The internships will begin in September this year...
Wed, 16/04/2014 - 09:00
Independent publisher Caffeine Nights has launched an online store which will bundle free digital editions with all print purchases.
The site will use promotions such as flash sales, free downloadable chapters and author video interviews to drive reader interaction.
Wed, 16/04/2014 - 08:50
Libraries can take part in a competition to win a visit from Kipper the Dog and other prizes, as part of 25th anniversary celebrations for Mick Inkpen's creation.
The Reading Agency and Hodder Children's Books are running the competition to mark the anniversary, with fifty libraries able to win a pack of Kipper prizes, and one...
Wed, 16/04/2014 - 08:30
The shadow culture minister has condemned library cuts in Lincolnshire, branding the plans as "disgraceful".
Helen Goodman visited Lincoln today (15th April) and met with campaigners, to discuss their fight against council's plan to close 29 of 44 libraries, unless they are taken over by volunteers.
Tue, 15/04/2014 - 16:20
John McNamee has stepped down from his role as president of the European and International Booksellers Federation (EBF).
McNamee was first elected to the post in 2005, and was re-elected for a three-year term in 2008, extended to 2013 in the interest of taking forwards the merger of the European and International Booksellers...
Tue, 15/04/2014 - 16:05
Harper NonFiction and William Morrow in the US have acquired world English rights to Amy Morin's Master Your Mental Strength.
The book, based on a Forbes.com article that went viral and attracted more than 9m views, is a self-help title that identifies 13 common habits that hold people back, and how to avoid them....
Fri, 11/04/2014 - 15:31
HarperCollins has signed three further crime novels from ex-detective Luke Delaney, in a deal with Simon Trewin at WME.
The first novel, The Jackdaw (released in spring 2015) continues Delaney’s DI Sean Corrigan series. It sees the detective go up against someone who is terrorising city workers, and rapidly gaining...
Fri, 11/04/2014 - 15:10
Faber has signed a memoir from playwright David Hare, titled The Blue Touch Paper.
Dinah Wood, editorial director for drama signed world rights from Casarotto Ramsay, while US rights have been acquired by Atavist Books.
The book will cover Hare's life from his childhood in Hastings to the rise of Thatcher in...
Fri, 11/04/2014 - 15:06
Canongate has signed The World According to Gogglebox, the official tie-in to the popular Channel 4 series.
Publishing director for non-fiction Katy Follain signed British and Commonwealth rights from Julian Alexander at LAW and production company Studio Lambert. It will be published in October 2014, alongside an expected...