Thu, 11/04/2013 - 09:00
Independent publisher And Other Stories has teamed up with Consortium Distribution to launch a list in the US for the first time.
And Other Stories started up in the UK two years ago, and its books include Deborah Levy's Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Swimming Home.
From autumn 2013, Consortium will distribute its...
Mon, 13/08/2012 - 08:20
Little, Brown says it has designed a unified international marketing campaign for J K Rowling's "truly global" The Casual Vacancy, as booksellers gear up for a dynamic launch at the end of next month.
LB marketing director Charlie King said: "We've been speaking to the sales and marketing teams in...
Mon, 30/07/2012 - 08:10
Pushkin Press titles are to be published in hardback for the first time, as new owners Adam Freudenheim and Stephanie Seegmuller prepare to release autumn gift editions as well as their first acquisitions for publication in 2013.
Former Penguin staffers Freudenheim and Seegmuller bought literature in translation specialist Pushkin...
Mon, 23/01/2012 - 07:59
Faber has set up a "social media hub", The Spark, for teenagers interested in getting involved with Faber's young adult publishing.
The Facebook page has launched with an acting project based around The Glimpse by Claire Merle. The book will be published in...
Thu, 03/11/2011 - 16:14
Amazon and W H Smith are HarperCollins' strongest players in bookselling, its c.e.o. has claimed.
Victoria Barnsley was speaking after the publisher's parent NewsCorp reported its third quarter results, for the three months to 30th September, overnight. NewsCorp has not stripped out HarperCollins' results since early last...
Fri, 08/07/2011 - 12:20
A royal wedding, an Arab Spring and the death of Osama bin Laden; it has been a momentous first six months of 2011 across the world stage. No less so for the UK book trade: there has been the inaugural World Book Night, the sale of Waterstone's and the demise of British Bookshops, to name just a few events.
There is a continuity...
Mon, 08/02/2010 - 07:05
Oxford University Press has given its dictionaries a digital boost, offering individual customers and institutions an additional online package with any purchase from its 40-strong range.
Oxford Dictionaries Online and Oxford Language Dictionaries Online will be available from June. Access will be the same regardless of which version of...
Tue, 02/02/2010 - 14:59
Readers Digest UK could go into administration unless its pension deficit problem is resolved, its parent company has confirmed.
The UK company has become embroiled in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of its parent company after a deal to rescue the US entity was frowned on by the UK Pensions Regulator. Reader's Digest UK has previously...
Thu, 21/01/2010 - 08:45
A new publishing house will bring out books featuring individuals from ethnic minorities in a bid to help children "identify" with characters.
Ola Laniyan-Amoako was "inspired" to start her own company after reading an article on The Bookseller's website in which HarperCollins m.d. Amanda...
Mon, 17/08/2009 - 07:21
John Darwin, the so-called 'Canoe Man’ who faked his own death to claim £250,000 in insurance and pension payouts, is attempting to profit from his crimes by writing a book while in prison, according to reports. The Sun reports that Darwin is secretly plotting to make a "MILLION pounds" from his crimes after...