Tue, 16/09/2014 - 09:40
Pan Macmillan has appointed Robin Harvie as editorial director of a new “high-end” sports list.
Harvie, who will join the company on 14th October from Aurum, will publish across a range of "A-list" autobiographies, narrative, business and health and fitness titles.
Wed, 10/09/2014 - 09:30
Pan Macmillan has launched a “global, digital memory-sharing project” to celebrate the publication of Ken Follett’s Edge of Eternity (Macmillan).
The book is the final instalment in Follett’s Century trilogy following five families across the world during the 20th century, and features events such as...
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:20
James Herbert’s daughter Kerry Herbert and fantasy writer Sarah Pinborough are among the judges for the inaugural James Herbert Horror Writing Prize.
The £2,000 prize, set up by Pan Macmillan in Herbert’s honour, aims to...
Tue, 02/09/2014 - 09:20
Pan Macmillan has acquired an “incredibly gripping psychological thriller” by debut novelist Aga Lesiewicz.
Fiction editorial director Trisha Jackson acquired world rights to Rebound in a pre-empt from Jane Gregory at Gregory & Company.
Rebound is about Anna Wright, a successful media...
Tue, 19/08/2014 - 12:29
Pan Macmillan has bought a debut thriller by a former senior editor at Cosmopolitan.
Assistant editor Louise Buckley and publishing director Wayne Brookes bought UK and Commonwealth rights for Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll from Simon & Schuster in the US, which bought the book at auction for “an impressive...
Wed, 06/08/2014 - 10:48
Pan Macmillan is promising a “huge global transmedia campaign” across physical and digital for the fifth instalment of Jeffrey Archer’s Clifton Chronicles series, Mightier Than the Sword (Macmillan).
The book, which was originally planned to be the last book in the series before it was extended to seven...
Tue, 05/08/2014 - 13:18
Pan Macmillan has acquired an illustrated guide to driving by Ben Collins, formerly Stig of "Top Gear".
World rights in How to Drive: The Ultimate Guide – from the Man Who Was the Stig were acquired by non-fiction publisher Jon Butler from Mark Lucas at LAW.
Collins will share the skills he has...
Thu, 31/07/2014 - 10:00
Waterstones’ appointment of Pan Macmillan’s Sandra Taylor (pictured) as head of events and external relations marks a renewed drive for the retailer to broaden its events profile.
Taylor, a former Bookseller Rising Star who has worked on publicity campaigns for titles such as Burial Rites by Hannah Kent...
Tue, 29/07/2014 - 09:10
Eighty staff members at Pan Macmillan have pledged to support literacy charities as part of the Reading for Pleasure initiative, following the first campaign roadshow held at the publisher's offices last week (23rd July).
The Publishers Association's Reading for Pleasure campaign brings charities and other organisations...
Thu, 17/07/2014 - 09:00
Pan Macmillan’s non-fiction editorial director Georgina Morley has acquired three new books, including two written by bloggers.
Morley acquired world English language rights in Milk of Paradise, by historian and blogger Lucy Inglis, from Kirsty McLachlan at David Godwin Associates.
The book is a history of...