Wed, 16/06/2010 - 08:18
Little, Brown in the US has announced the launch of a new crime and suspense imprint named after a road in Los Angeles that has been home to scenes from books by authors such as Raymond Chandler and James Ellroy.
Mulholland Books will be run by editor John Schoenfelder and Miriam Parker will serve as marketing director. ...
Thu, 10/06/2010 - 07:49
Little, Brown is launching a free iPhone app to coincide with paperback publication of Iain Banks' novel Transition next month, offering unseen chapters and character biographies.
According to the publisher, the app features, released on 1st July, are similar to DVD extras. It also has an author commentary and his original...
Fri, 21/05/2010 - 05:15
Hachette dominates almost half of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award longlist with nine nominations across its various imprints.
Headline's Martina Cole and Duncan Campbell, Orion's R.J. Ellory and Ian Rankin, Declan Hughes of John Murray and Hodder's Dreda Say Mitchell and Peter Robinson have all made...
Tue, 18/05/2010 - 09:35
Hachette was the big winner at the inaugural Bookseller Industry Awards clinching three prizes, while Foyles was awarded chain bookseller of the year.
Little, Brown took the prestigious Publisher of the Year award.
Around 600 people attended the awards ceremony in London this evening (17th May), which was held at the Royal Courts...
Thu, 13/05/2010 - 10:29
"The League of Gentlemen" co-writer Jeremy Dyson is one of five "diverse" names on the shortlist for the Edge Hill University Short Story Prize 2010, which includes titles from indies Salt and Big Finish, as well as Little, Brown, Jonathan Cape and Harvill Secker.
The accolade, now in its fourth year, is the UK...
Thu, 29/04/2010 - 15:30
Publicists have been forced to postpone or cancel tours for authors including Cressida Cowell, Derek Landy and John Banville thanks to disruption caused by the Icelandic ash cloud.
Penguin Press author Michael Lewis was unable to travel from California to do publicity for his new book The Big Short. Publicist Mari Yamasaki...
Sun, 25/04/2010 - 09:12
Atom is to publish the long-awaited paperback edition of Stephenie Meyer's Breaking Dawn this summer, two years after it was originally published in hardback.
The title will be available from 3rd August priced £7.99, with the publication date coinciding with the American paperback release.
Samantha Smith, Atom...
Wed, 21/04/2010 - 08:29
Little, Brown has fought off competition from four other publishers to acquire the rights to the next two titles by American author Dennis Lehane. Deputy publisher David Shelley bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Sarah Nundy, deputy managing director at Andrew Nurnberg Associates, sold on behalf of Ann Rittenberg of Ann Rittenberg...
Thu, 08/04/2010 - 07:00
Little, Brown imprint Orbit is hoping to attract a mainstream adult audience for urban fantasy series Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong, with a new look aimed at positioning her alongside Stephenie Meyer and Charlaine Harris.
This May sees the relaunch of her first two books and the 10th in the Otherworld series—Bitten, Stolen...
Tue, 02/02/2010 - 06:17
Charlie King has been promoted at Little, Brown Book Group as part of a general expansion and restructure of the company's marketing operations.
He moves from head of creative marketing to marketing director. At the same time, he has appointed two new members to his team.
Stephen Dumughn, previously at Random House and Pan...