Mon, 09/12/2013 - 08:00
Little, Brown’s Tamsin Kitson and Susan de Soissons will move to new roles in the company’s publicity department from 1st January.
Kitson [pictured] will become group publicity director, responsible for heading the publicity department. She will continue to handle major campaigns, and will report in to Robert Manser, group...
Mon, 28/10/2013 - 14:30
Little, Brown has bought world rights to a novel inspired by ITV crime series "Broadchurch".
Sphere Fiction commissioning editor Jade Chandler bought the book from Cathy King at Independent Talent, representing "Broadchurch" screenwriter Chris Chibnall, who will co-write the novel with thriller author Erin Kelly....
Fri, 06/09/2013 - 11:44
Little, Brown senior editor Rowan Cope has bought a debut by US journalist and blogger Emily Gould (pictured) about a friendship between two women.
The novel, titled Friendship, tells how the two thirtysomethings face coming to terms with relationships, work, money and parenthood, and the toll these take on their relationship...
Thu, 05/09/2013 - 09:30
Little, Brown plans to use an "intensive" social media promotion for Donna Tartt's new novel The Goldfinch (published 22nd October).
Beginning a month ahead of publication, the campaign will run right through to Christmas, along with a global online campaign to be run in conjunction with Little, Brown US on...
Tue, 03/09/2013 - 12:10
New Little, Brown imprint Blackfriars has bought a debut memoir from comedian Rob Delaney, dubbed ‘Funniest Person on Twitter’ by US TV channel Comedy Central.
Rob Delaney: Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage will be...
Wed, 07/08/2013 - 10:00
Crime writer Patricia Cornwell has moved to HarperCollins for her next two books in a deal that sees her publishing combined under the roof of one global publisher for the first time. Cornwell has been published by Little, Brown in the UK, and Penguin in the US....
Fri, 02/08/2013 - 09:10
The 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy this November sees a variety of tie-in titles from publishers this autumn.
When the then-US president was assassinated in Texas on 22nd November 1963, former US Marine Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested and accused of the crime, but he was shot and killed before a trial...
Tue, 23/07/2013 - 16:30
Sales of J K Rowling's pseudonymous novel, The Cuckoo's Calling (Little, Brown), rocketed 41,000% last week following her outing in the Sunday Times on 14th July as the true identity behind "Robert Galbraith".
However, with r...
Fri, 19/07/2013 - 09:42
A 140,000-copy reprint of Robert Galbraith/J K Rowling's The Cuckoo's Calling (Sphere) was due to reach bookshops today (19th July), with Waterstones acting quickly to roll out bespoke point of sale across its stores (pictured).
The chain's spokesman Jon Howells said: "July is not usually a month for high-...
Thu, 18/07/2013 - 11:35
A number of promotions have been announced at Little, Brown, with moves across its editorial department.
Rebecca Saunders will become deputy publisher at Sphere Fiction. Hannah Bournsell has been promoted to senior commissioning editor at Sphere, while Manpreet Grewal becomes Sphere's commissioning editor.