Fri, 12/04/2013 - 11:50
Little, Brown has acquired a title on the 1944 meeting between world leaders at Bretton Woods which set out a structure for the international monetary system as we know it.
Non-fiction publisher Tim Whiting bought world English language rights to The Summit: Bretton Woods and the Fight to Save the World's Economy by Ed Conway,...
Fri, 15/02/2013 - 06:00
Little, Brown imprint Abacus is celebrating the big four-oh this year by reissuing 18 of its most notable titles, with a uniform jacket look and new introductions from the likes of Bill Clinton and Howard Jacobson.
The titles chosen for the anniversary are a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, and will all be released on 4th April...
Fri, 18/01/2013 - 09:00
Publishers are squaring up to this week's news that Dan Brown is back, with Transworld's plans to catapult the big-name author's new thriller into May ruffling other publishers' spring schedules.
Meanwhile Transworld, which revealed the book's title, Inferno, via Twitter and a digital mosaic, in...
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, 12/04/2012 - 14:13
J K Rowling's new novel for adults is to be titled The Casual Vacancy and will be published worldwide on 27th September. In the UK it will be a £20 hardback or £11.99 e-book, plus available as an audio download (£20) and CD (£30).
Publisher Little, Brown said the book was the "blackly...
Thu, 23/02/2012 - 14:42
Little, Brown is to publish J K Rowling’s first novel for adults worldwide in the English language, both in print and e-books.
David Shelley, publisher, Little, Brown, will be Rowling’s editor and will be responsible for publication in the UK with Michael Pietsch, executive vice-president of Little, Brown and Company,...
Wed, 02/11/2011 - 08:27
Walter Isaacson’s biography of the late Steve Jobs has become one of the fastest-selling hardback non-fiction books since records began.
Brought forward from its original publication date of 24th November following the Apple co-founder’s death on 5th October, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography (Little, Brown)...
Mon, 31/10/2011 - 14:15
Amazon has begun its UK festive promotion today (31st October), opening a Christmas store and revealing Steve Jobs’ biography is one of customers’ most wished-for items.
The company has revealed two of the top 10 most wanted items registered on customers’ Christmas wish lists are Steve Jobs: The Exclusive...
Thu, 01/09/2011 - 08:57
Publishers and trade figures have broadly reacted positively towards the scrapping of Waterstone’s 3-for-2 promotion.
As The Bookseller revealed earlier today [31st August], the offer is expected to be scrapped in September and replaced by discount off individual books. It marks the end of arguably the most recognisable book...
Thu, 28/07/2011 - 15:20
HarperPress will no longer publish fiction by the end of June 2012 with the publisher choosing to concentrate on non-fiction in the wake of Clare Smith's upcoming departure to Little, Brown.