Thu, 02/05/2013 - 09:00
Profits at Simon & Schuster have risen in the in the first quarter of 2013, despite a fall in sales.
S&S' parent company CBS did not break out details for S&S in the UK.
The publisher saw profits before depreciation and amortisation rise by 20%, growing to $12m (£7.7m) in the quarter ended 31st March 2013...
Thu, 21/03/2013 - 15:10
Hodder & Stoughton has put an interactive version of the cover of Stephen King's forthcoming novel Doctor Sleep online.
The book is not published until September.
The cover image is hosted on facebook.com/StephenKingBooks and on the dedicated Doctor Sleep...
Thu, 21/03/2013 - 10:00
Book industry figures around the world have expressed their sadness at the death of bestselling horror writer James Herbert at home in Sussex yesterday (20th March). Herbert was 69.
The author is understood to have been in good health recently, with events planned to support the publication of his new paperback, Ash,...
Mon, 18/02/2013 - 07:45
Hodder is to publish the audio edition of a new novel from Stephen King in June this year.
Commonwealth (excluding Canada) rights to the audio edition, which will be released as a digital download, were acquired from Chuck Verrill at Darhansoff & Verrill. Joyland...
Mon, 01/10/2012 - 15:32
Hachette companies Orion and Hodder & Stoughton are jointly publishing a new story by bestselling authors Stephen King and his son, Joe Hill.
Originally an Esquire magazine exclusive, the story, "In the Tall Grass", will be released as an audio download and e-book original on 9th October. The e-book will be...
Wed, 19/09/2012 - 11:30
Stephen King is to revisit his classic horror novel The Shining in a new title lined up for next year.
Doctor Sleep will follow Danny Torrance, the boy at the heart of The Shining, after his terrible experience in the Overlook Hotel.
Editor Philippa Pride acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from...
Thu, 26/07/2012 - 08:29
Authors Stephen King and Stewart O’Nan are embarking on a new short fiction project to be released by Hodder as an e-book original on 21st August.
A Face In The Crowd will tell the tale of a grieving widower who notices faces from his past in the stands at a baseball game.
Bestselling author King and O’...
Wed, 30/05/2012 - 09:24
A new novel by Stephen King, Joyland, is to be published by Titan Books imprint Hard Case Crime in June 2013.
The book will be released as a paperback first, with e-book to follow at a later date. King said: "I loved the paperbacks I grew up with as a kid, and for that reason, we're going to hold off on e-publishing...
Tue, 21/02/2012 - 07:30
Hodder & Stoughton is to publish an original audio digital short story by bestselling author Stephen King, with plans to release through audible.co.uk and iTunes on 23rd February.
Editor Philippa Pride bought British Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in the title, Mile 81, through Chuck Verrill of Darhansoff and...
Fri, 17/02/2012 - 08:00
Brighton Rock, The Moonstone and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit are among the titles to be recommended by the World Book Night 2012 authors, with Stephen King’s recommendation of The Iron Will of Shoeshine Cats leading to its acquisition by Hodder imprint Mulholland Books.
An extract from the...