Thu, 12/09/2013 - 08:45
Union Books editorial director Rosalind Porter is set to join Oneworld as editorial director of fiction.
Porter will leave her position at the Aurum Publishing Group literary imprint on the 13th September and takes up her post at Bloomsbury-based independent Oneworld on the 1st October. She will report to Oneworld’s publisher,...
Tue, 23/07/2013 - 07:00
Union Books, an imprint of the Aurum Publishing Group, has signed up a non-fiction title from novelist Todd McEwen.
How Not to Be American: Misadventures in the Land of the Free is described as an examination of what America has become that will "annoy and delight".
Editorial director Rosalind Porter...
Fri, 12/04/2013 - 08:21
Aurum Publishing imprint Union Books has acquired a "film memoir" by the novelist Todd McEwen.
Editorial director Rosalind Porter bought British Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, from Derek Johns at A P Watt at United Agents, and will publish in early 2014.
The book, as yet untitled, is described by the...
Tue, 12/03/2013 - 08:33
Union Books has acquired a social and personal history of luck by novelist David Flusfeder.
Editorial director Rosalind Porter bought world rights in the non-fiction title from David Miller at Rogers, Coleridge and White. Union Books plans to publish in autumn 2014, after Flusfeder has written the final instalment, which...
Fri, 25/01/2013 - 16:26
The group title under which the combined lists of Frances Lincoln, Aurum Press, Jacqui Small, Union Books and Apple Press will now be known has been announced as The Aurum Publishing Group.
The combined lists have also been brought under one roof for the first time, moving to White Lion Street in London's Angel, N1.
Mon, 14/01/2013 - 14:35
Union Books has acquired a "strikingly original" non-fiction debut, The Will to Elegance: How Trails Reveal the World, about the nature of trail walking.
Senior commissioning editor Robin Harvie bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Simon and Schuster US, in a pre-emptive deal. The title will be published in spring...
Mon, 13/08/2012 - 07:55
Union Books has acquired a book about Jumbo, the Victorian's favourite elephant and the inspiration behind Walt Disney's "Dumbo".
Editorial director Rosalind Porter bought world English language rights from Victoria Hobbs at A M Heath in the title, written by critic John Sutherland. Union Books plans to publish in...
Tue, 29/05/2012 - 08:10
Union Books has won rights at a five-way auction in Off the Map: An A-Z of Remarkable Places by geographer Alastair Bonnett.
Digital publisher and senior commissioning editor Robin Harvie acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from James MacDonald Lockhart. The title will be published in 2014.
The book is described as...
Thu, 18/08/2011 - 11:42
Union Books editorial director Rosalind Porter has bought a book about poet A E Housman by Peter Parker, author of The Last Veteran.
Porter bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) from David Miller at Rogers, Coleridge and White. Housman's Country will be published in 2013. The book explores how...
Thu, 14/07/2011 - 08:56
Union Books editorial director Rosalind Porter has bought a book on the intersection of creativity and commerce by Lewis Hyde, author of The Gift.
Porter acquired UK and Australia and New Zealand rights in Common As Air: Revolution, Art and Ownership from Devon Mazzone at Farrar Straus and Giroux.