Wed, 24/04/2013 - 07:00
Pushkin Press has acquired two further titles for its new imprint, ONE, with editor Elena Lappin buying a travel memoir and a debut literary novel.
Lappin acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in A Sense of Direction by New York-based journalist Gideon Lewis-Kraus, about his journey along ancient pilgrimage routes in Spain and...
Mon, 25/03/2013 - 11:22
Random House has acquired a debut novel called Five Days Left by Julie Lawson Timmer at auction.
Publishing director for Arrow, Jenny Geras, bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Tom Dussel at Penguin US.
Rights have already been sold in six languages with further deals underway.
Five Days Left...
Tue, 24/07/2012 - 06:30
Headline has acquired contemporary erotic novel, Because You Are Mine by Beth Kery, and will publish it as a serial e-book in eight weekly instalments from 31st July.
Associate publisher Sherise Hobbs and editor Kate Byrne bought British Commonwealth and ANZ rights from Tawanna Sullivan at Penguin US in the title, as well as...
Thu, 17/05/2012 - 09:04
Manchester-based independent Comma Press has sold short story collection The Corpse Exhibition by Iraq war refugee Hassan Blasim to John Siciliano at Penguin US.
The deal is for a collection of stories that comprises both Blasim's first collection, Madman of Freedom Square, about the Iraq war from an Iraqi's...
Fri, 10/02/2012 - 08:03
Penguin US is "terminating its contract" with library e-book supplier OverDrive, reports journal The Digital Shift, meaning the publisher will no longer offer any e-books or audiobooks to libraries.
Thu, 11/03/2010 - 08:46
Penguin US is to launch a "niche” science imprint which will cater for a general audience.
Current will use existing editorial, marketing and publicity staff of Portfolio and Sentinel, and will be overseen by the imprints' president and publisher Adrian Zackheim, reports Publishers Weekly.
The new imprint...
Wed, 17/06/2009 - 06:13
Penguin US has launched an online network which it is calling 'From the Publisher’s Office'. The initiative is aimed at giving more exposure to books and authors overlooked by mainstream media.
The US trade magazine Publishers Weekly reports that the network will have three channels--one each for video, audio and...