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...
Fri, 01/06/2012 - 11:45
Sceptre has acquired two titles which look to give more insight into two of the world's biggest technology and social media firms, with one title to be a biography of Apple founder c.e.o. Steve Jobs' years in the wilderness, when he was dismissed from the company he created, and the other to lift the lid on Twitter.
Wed, 02/11/2011 - 14:00
Walter Isaacson's biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs sold 379,000 copies in the US in its first week on bookshop shelves, BookScan US data has revealed.
The $35 publication, published by Simon & Schuster in the US, outsold the next bestselling book of the week, John Grisham's The Litigators (Doubleday) by...
Wed, 02/11/2011 - 08:27
Walter Isaacson’s biography of the late Steve Jobs has become one of the fastest-selling hardback non-fiction books since records began.
Brought forward from its original publication date of 24th November following the Apple co-founder’s death on 5th October, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography (Little, Brown)...
Mon, 31/10/2011 - 14:15
Amazon has begun its UK festive promotion today (31st October), opening a Christmas store and revealing Steve Jobs’ biography is one of customers’ most wished-for items.
The company has revealed two of the top 10 most wanted items registered on customers’ Christmas wish lists are Steve Jobs: The Exclusive...
Fri, 21/10/2011 - 08:26
Little, Brown is hailing its Steve Jobs biography, released worldwide on Monday (17th October) as the biggest non-fiction book of the year after the publisher subbed in 275,000 copies across the UK and Commonwealth territories. Simon & Schuster has US rights.
Little Brown c.e.o. Ursula Mackenzie acquired the book on a pre-empt at...
Fri, 07/10/2011 - 09:40
Little, Brown is bringing forward publication of Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography by Walter Isaacson, publishing now on 24th October.
The authorised biography was written by Isaacson based on conversations with Apple-founder Jobs, who died on 5th October, and on interviews with members of his family, key colleagues at...
Thu, 25/08/2011 - 07:10
Apple c.e.o. Steve Jobs' authorised biography, which is published by Little, Brown this November, is set to include the story of Jobs' shock resignation from the technology company on Wednesday night.
The book, written by journalist Walter Isaacson, is set to release on 21st November, priced £25. Its US publisher is...
Mon, 11/04/2011 - 08:10
Little, Brown in the UK and Simon & Schuster in the US have bought an authorised biography of Steve Jobs, based on three years of interviews with the Apple founder.
Little, Brown c.e.o. Ursula MacKenzie and publishing director Tim Whiting bought UK and Commonwealth rights to iSteve: The Book of Jobs by Walter Isaacson from Amanda...
Wed, 19/01/2011 - 08:31
A sharp increase in iPhone sales has helped Apple to achieve record sales of $26.74bn and a record net quarterly profit of $6bn, according to its latest financial results.
The technology company also revealed it sold 7.33m iPads during the quarter to 25th December. iPhone sales were up 86% to 16.24m year on year. Sales increased 71%...