Mon, 21/01/2013 - 10:37
Penguin division Michael Joseph has dismissed a claim that it has pulled out of publishing two more books with Pippa Middleton.
The Daily Mail ...
Thu, 15/11/2012 - 09:58
Jamie Oliver's new cookbook has climbed to the top of the official book charts, scoring the TV chef his 47th Official UK Top 50 number one of the 21st century.
Jamie's 15-minute Meals (Michael Joseph) sold 42,186 copies in the week ending 10th November helped by promotional discounting at major retailers which...
Fri, 12/10/2012 - 09:11
The E L James effect has gone beyond erotica as publishers look to self-published properties at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Arrow and Avon both announced multi-book deals with previously independent authors this week, with Michael Joseph publishing director Alex Clarke winning a four-round auction to secure Natural...
Fri, 28/09/2012 - 11:24
Penguin imprint Michael Joseph has snapped up an Australian debut novel which they describe as a combination of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and One Day.
Sam Humphreys, publisher at Michael Joseph, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Australia, New Zealand and Canada, in The Rosie...
Thu, 30/08/2012 - 16:24
Penguin has released a visual of the front cover of Pippa Middleton’s party planning guide, Celebrate, with the author promising it will be "a useful and practical journey into British-themed occasions."
Michael Joseph will release the book in hardback on October 25th, at a price of £25.
Fri, 17/08/2012 - 08:15
Michael Joseph is launching a digital campaign to support publication of The Mystery of Mercy Close by Marian Keyes, with the release of an e-book-only short guide to the Walsh family, central characters in Keyes' novels.
The e-book short, Mammy Walsh's A-Z of the Walsh Family by Marian Keyes will be...
Thu, 26/07/2012 - 14:26
Michael Joseph is partnering with erotic boutique Coco de Mer for the launch party of the paperback of its real-life Fifty Shades of Grey-style memoir, The Diary of a Submissive, with the e-book released this week (£2.99).
This partnership follows the imprint working with high-street lingerie shop Ann Summers...
Fri, 20/07/2012 - 10:07
Michael Joseph has signed a four-book deal with crime author Gregg Hurwitz, with the author moving from Little, Brown.
Publishing director Rowland White acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in the titles in a deal negotiated by Caspian Dennis at the Abner Stein Agency, on behalf of Lisa Erbach Vance at the Aaron M Priest Literary...
Mon, 02/07/2012 - 13:16
Michael Joseph has acquired two new novels, as yet untitled, by Me Before You author Jojo Moyes.
Managing director Louise Moore signed a two-book deal with Sheila Crowley of Curtis Brown for British Commonwealth rights excluding Canada, with the first to be published in 2013.
Moore said: "Me Before You...
Fri, 15/06/2012 - 08:10
The new novel from bestselling novelist Marian Keyes, The Mystery of Mercy Close, is being published with a more streamlined, illustrative look, with Michael Joseph and Random House working together to reissue all of her backlist with an updated livery too.
The Mystery of Mercy Close, Keyes’ first novel in...