Mon, 10/03/2014 - 11:09
Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch (Little, Brown) is to be adapted for the screen by the production company behind the film adaptations of The Hunger Games.
Nina Jacobson’s Color Force is searching for a filmmaker to adapt the novel,...
Fri, 28/02/2014 - 07:05
Little, Brown has formed an ongoing partnership with current affairs journal, Prospect.
The partnership covers non-fiction titles published under the Little, Brown and Abacus imprints with a particular emphasis on its economics and "smart thinking" list, which includes high-profile authors such as Tim Harford and Evan...
Mon, 24/02/2014 - 09:05
Publisher Little, Brown has described a Sunday Times report that JK Rowling has planned out up to seven novels in her adult crime series written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith as "without foundation".
The Cuckoo’s Calling (Little, Brown), the first in the series, was released last year, with...
Tue, 18/02/2014 - 14:35
Little, Brown is to publish a first collection of poetry from the late Iain Banks – the author’s final works – next year.
The publisher will bring out the collection by Banks and Scottish writer Ken Macleod, edited by Macleod, in February 2015.
Fri, 14/02/2014 - 09:00
Little, Brown has acquired the rights to Hild by Nicola Griffith, which will be the first hardback published by digital-first imprint Blackfriars.
Editor-in-Chief Antonia Hodgson acquired UK rights from Devon Mazzone at Farrar, Straus & Giroux, which published the novel in November.
Set in 17th-century Britain,...
Thu, 13/02/2014 - 09:10
The shortlists for the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year shortlist has been announced, with independent publisher Choc Lit leading the nominations with four selected titles.
Little, Brown and Pan follow with three nominated titles apiece, while Piatkus, Simon & Schuster, Arrow and Sphere each have two.
Author Jenny Colgan has...
Wed, 12/02/2014 - 15:27
Little, Brown Book Group has acquired Unspeakable, a YA debut from author Abbie Rushton, for publication in its Atom imprint next spring.
Kate Agar, commissioning editor at Atom, acquired world rights from Jodie Hodges at United Agents.
Unspeakable tells the story of a the relationship between Megan, who hasn...
Tue, 04/02/2014 - 08:30
Author Gregory David Roberts has said a sequel to cult hit Shantaram (Abacus) should be completed by May, and “might be available in December”.
Shantaram, the author's 944-page debut, is based on Roberts' experiences of life on the run in the Bombay underworld. First published in the UK in 2005,...
Mon, 03/02/2014 - 12:13
Little, Brown Book Group has bought independent publisher Constable & Robinson.
Constable & Robinson’s m.d. Pete Duncan will report to Little, Brown publisher David Shelley while chairman Nova Jayne Robinson – who took up the role last autumn following the death of former chair...
Fri, 24/01/2014 - 09:10
The debut novel from Little, Brown editor-in-chief Antonia Hodgson, The Devil in the Marshalsea (Hodder), out in March, is a "cracking thriller", according to The Bookseller's Tom Tivnan in this week's Author Profile....