Mon, 01/11/2010 - 09:15
Bloomsbury has bought the academic business of independent publisher Duckworth, and will represent the Duckworth Trade list in the UK and all overseas markets from 1st March 2011.
Duckworth Academic will operate as Bristol Classical Press, taking effect immediately. Deborah Blake, editorial director, and Ray Davies, production director,...
Tue, 30/03/2010 - 14:05
Ask people to name a truly iconic publisher—and I think many would come up with the name of Peter Mayer.
His rise from runner at the New York Times, to two decades brilliantly creating the modern Penguin Group, to his fabulous career at Overlook Press in New York and Duckworth in London, is the stuff of legend. I was thrilled...
Mon, 22/03/2010 - 15:33
Smaller publishers should make the most of their size in adapting to the changes being ushered in by the digital age, according to Peter Mayer of Duckworth and Overlook Press.
Mayer, who was the chief executive of Penguin for nearly 20 years before founding the indie Overlook, told delegates at the weekend's IPG conference that...
Mon, 25/02/2008 - 08:24
Former Penguin boss Peter Mayer is to be awarded with a lifetime achievement award at this year's London Book Fair, following in the steps of Lord Weidenfeld, Christopher MacLehose, John Lyon, and Lynette Owen.
Mayer will pick up the fifth annual LBF/Trilogy Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing at the London Book...