Tue, 23/04/2013 - 06:45
Susan Watt's imprint at Quercus, Heron Books, is to publish a first book from Liam Fox, former secretary of state for defence.
Rising Tides looks at how globalisation is impacting on the world, and draws upon both his own experiences and those of some of his political contemporaries, including Tony Blair, Condoleeza Rice...
Fri, 24/06/2011 - 13:40
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has demonstrated an affinity with political outsiders, fantasy worlds and religious prophets as he revealed his choice of favourite books for a new magazine.
Amongst nine books, he plumped for a biography of the controversial figure of Marxist revolutionary Leon Trotsky as one of his "Desert...
Fri, 17/06/2011 - 08:18
We Love This Book, The Bookseller's sister consumer magazine and website, launches next week with a circulation of 100,000.
The free quarterly magazine is designed to alert readers to exciting new books and to provide a platform for publishers to market their titles direct to the public.
Thu, 09/06/2011 - 09:50
Arrow's release today of Tony Blair's political memoir A Journey with a new introduction has sparked widespread media coverage.
Extracts from the new introduction are posted on the book's website, tonyblairjourney.co.uk, along with other extracts from the text, focusing on topics such as the Arab Spring, Northern...
Sun, 24/10/2010 - 09:20
Waterstone's, W H Smith, Tesco and Sainsbury are to sponsor prizes at this year's Galaxy National Book Awards. Former British prime minister Tony Blair has been confirmed as one of the 'celebrity' guests on the television shows airing as part of the awards promotion.
Amanda Ross, founder and managing director of Cactus TV...
Wed, 22/09/2010 - 15:37
Actor, director, TV presenter, comedian, journalist, writer, Norwich F.C. chairman, blogger, Lord of Dance, Prince of Swimwear and all round good egg General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett VC DSO KCB's second set of memoirs hit the shelves last...
Tue, 21/09/2010 - 15:41
British brainbox Stephen Fry's second memoir, The Fry Chronicles (Michael Joseph), which charts the actor, director, presenter (etc)'s rise to superstardom, has débuted straight in at number one in the bestseller lists—following a week when a second wave of books destined for the Christmas charts hit the shelves....
Tue, 14/09/2010 - 15:58
Tony Blair’s memoir sold a further 57,759 copies in its first full week, meaning the former prime minister has captured the top spot for a second-week running. Additionally, the airport edition of the memoir has cracked the Top 20 Paperback Non-Fiction charts, shifting a further 5,378 copies.
But A Journey's sales feat...
Mon, 13/09/2010 - 12:33
And so, Tony Blair's memoirs hit the shelves. And it went and sold 92,060 copies in just 96 hours—a rate of 16 copies per minute, if you'd prefer. In total, just over £1.2m was spent on the book across its first four days on...
Mon, 13/09/2010 - 08:05
Random House Group chair and c.e.o. Gail Rebuck has said she is "confident" that Tony Blair's A Journey will earn out its £4m-plus advance, despite doubts raised by HarperCollins chief Victoria Barnsley.
In a profile of Rebuck published in today's Guardian, Barnsley - described as "a great admirer...