Wed, 11/02/2009 - 13:01
Cactus m.d. Amanda Ross and digital channel UKTV have hit back at claims made by the Sun newspaper that Watch show "Richard & Judy’s New Position" is to be axed and that Judy Finnigan is to give up TV.
Wed, 11/02/2009 - 08:49
The winners of the annual Publishers Publicity Circle (PPC) awards were announced last night (10th February) with two awards for Transworld and three for Penguin titles.
Winner of the PPC Silver Trophy Award for hardback non-fiction was Rina Gill from Random House for her promotion of Angels in My Hair by Lorna Fitzgerald Byrne...
Mon, 09/02/2009 - 11:39
Art book publisher Phaidon Press has bought the monthly film magazine Cahiers du Cinéma, from La Société Editrice du Monde (Le Monde). Cahiers was founded in 1951 and featured writings from Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut. Cahiers also publishes a range of books on cinema.
Mon, 09/02/2009 - 08:32
The Authors' Club has revealed the shortlist for its Best First Novel Award 2009, with Guardian First Book Award and John Llewellyn Rhys Prize nominee Ross Raisin shortlisted again for God's Own Country (Viking).
The other six books in the shortlist are:Nathalie Abi-Ezzi Girl Made of Dust (Fourth...
Mon, 09/02/2009 - 07:02
The winners of the 2009 Bafta awards were announced last night, with "Slumdog Millionaire", adapted from Vikas Swarup's novel Q&A (Black Swan) receiving seven accolades including Best Film.
Slumdog also won best director for Danny Boyle, best adapted screenplay, cinematography, music, editing and sound.
Sun, 08/02/2009 - 11:40
Faber has acquired a biography of Factory Records founder Tony Wilson, whose involvement in the Manchester music scene earned him the nickname Mr Manchester.
Wilson, who as a TV presenter gave the Sex Pistols their first televised appearance and worked with bands such as Joy Division, New Order and the Happy Mondays, died of kidney...
Sun, 08/02/2009 - 10:48
Voting opens today (6th February) for the 2009 Book Video Awards, held in association with The Bookseller, Random House, Play.com and the National Film & Television School (NFTS).
Book trailers for three Random House titles were created by three NFTS film-makers, after their winning pitches were chosen by...
Thu, 05/02/2009 - 12:20
EUK needed an estimated £62m to keep trading in the week ending 28th November thanks to press speculation and creditor pressure, according to directors of the wholesaler.
The figure was revealed at a creditors' meeting hosted by administrators Deloitte in London on Tuesday. Deloitte's statement to creditors read: "The...
Thu, 05/02/2009 - 12:14
Big names and marketing budgets are behind many new series for younger readers as publishers respond to the success of series including Rainbow Magic (Orchard) and An Awfully Beastly Business (S&S).
Companies launching into young fiction include Templar, with a series for six to nine-year-olds by Simon Bartram (Man on the Moon),...
Thu, 05/02/2009 - 12:11
DK Eyewitness Travel has been voted the top guidebook series by Wanderlust magazine; DK last won the prize 10 years ago.
The annual Wanderlust Travel Awards are based on the results of a poll among its readers. This year the awards attracted almost 3,000 votes.
Voters chose DK for its "maps, 3D illustrations...