Wed, 09/01/2013 - 08:02
Authors Nick Harkaway and Neil Gaiman are to take part in a new nationwide scheme being launched to explore books and print as a “historical, contemporary and future phenomena”.
The initiative will comprise eight collaborations taking place between creative economy partners and academic researchers. Harkaway and Gaiman...
Wed, 28/11/2012 - 14:53
There is a residual perception in publishing that digital is just another market, and therefore it can be contained and dealt with by specialists without greatly affecting the way things work. That assumption sits nicely with the idea that the market will eventually “settle down” and “come clear”, and this is when real...
Fri, 15/04/2011 - 11:33
Roland Philipps at John Murray has bought a book on digital written by the author Nick Harkaway, which argues that the new technologies will make us more human.
Philipps bought British Commonwealth rights through Patrick Walsh at Conville & Walsh before the fair with the intention of publishing in April 2012. He said: "Peak...
Thu, 04/02/2010 - 16:16
The government's stance on the revised Google Settlement has been heavily criticised by authors, with novelist Nick Harkaway calling it "a statement of crawling weakness".
A spokesperson for the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (DBIS) last week confirmed that the government would not be lodging an objection...
Thu, 28/02/2008 - 16:19
The summer's much-hyped début The Gone-Away World (Wm Heinemann, June)—written by Nick Harkaway, son of spy thriller master John le Carré, and acquired in an expensive, seven-publisher auction last summer—is notably difficult to categorise. When sold, agent Patrick Walsh was describing it as "...