Thu, 21/08/2014 - 16:00
BBC Scotland plans a two-part dramatisation of Iain Banks’ novel Stonemouth.
Production company Slate North will partner on the drama, to be shown on BBC Scotland and BBC Two.
It will be the first TV adaptation of the author's work since...
Wed, 20/08/2014 - 09:40
Little, Brown Book Group has created a new editorial division encompassing the Piatkus, Constable and Robinson imprints.
Tim Whiting, currently publisher for Piatkus and non-fiction publisher for Abacus, has been promoted to publisher of the new Piatkus Constable Robinson division, which has been created to “take advantage of...
Thu, 14/08/2014 - 09:25
CJ Daugherty has teamed up with French author Carina Rozenfeld to write a new YA series set in London and Paris.
The two-part series is a supernatural adventure story and will be published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. The first book, The Secret Fire, will hit shelves in September 2015, with a second title to...
Thu, 14/08/2014 - 09:00
Little, Brown Book Group is moving its distribution services for Constable & Robinson from The Book Service (TBS) to the Hachette-owned Littlehampton Book Services (LBS).
The move comes following Little, Brown’s purchase of Constable...
Thu, 07/08/2014 - 11:39
Little, Brown Book Group imprint Sphere is to publish the script book for "True Detective: Season One".
World English rights were acquired in a joint deal for Little, Brown by Ed Wood at Sphere, and Josh Kendall at Mulholland in the US.
The book is by “True Detective” creator, showrunner and writer Nic...
Fri, 01/08/2014 - 10:00
Hachette Book Group's e-book sales declined as a proportion of its overall business in the first half of 2014, and the impact of the Amazon/Hachette Book Group dispute may have contributed, Dominique D'Hinnin, co-managing partner of Lagardere SCA, has said.
In the US, net sales of e-books were down to 29% of trade net sales as...
Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:42
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown) is to be made into a film after Warner Bros bought the movie rights.
The Pulitzer-prize winning novel will be turned into a movie director by Brett Ratner, who also directed "Rush Hour" and "Red Dragon", and the co-producers will be Brad Simpson and Nina...
Tue, 22/07/2014 - 14:56
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (LBYR) will next year publish the first children’s book from best-selling women’s fiction author Jenny Colgan.
Polly and the Puffin, an illustrated chapter book for readers aged 5+, is about Neil the puffin, a character from Colgan’s adult novel Little Beach Street...
Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:20
Constable & Robinson has a new managing editor, as part of a series of moves at Little, Brown. There are also editorial promotions at Virago, Sphere, Piatkus and Orbit.
At Constable & Robinson, which was purchased by Little, Brown in February...
Mon, 14/07/2014 - 09:05
Author Alex Wheatle has revealed he was abused at a children’s home run by Lambeth council.
Writing in the Sunday Mirror, the 51-year-old said he was sexually abused by a doctor at Shirley Oaks children’s home in Surrey...