Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Actress Emily Atack joined author Chloe Esposito for the launch of her debut novel Mad (Michael Joseph) which took place at Maddox Gallery in Mayfair on Wednesday 14th June. 

 

Matt Wesolowski (centre) launched his novel Six Stories (Orenda) at Forum Books in Corbridge on Wednesday 14th June. Wesolowski is pictured alongside author Sarah Stovell (left) and publisher Karen Sullivan. 

 

Yellow Kite hosted a summer panel event titled “The Exciting Future of Wellness” on Tuesday 13th June at the Carmelite House rooftop. The Yellow Kite team are pictured alongside panelists Shona Vertue, Jody Shield, Hazel Wallace and Rhiannon Lambert.   

 

Bloomsbury illustrators (from left) Tom Percival, Sophy Henn, Kate Pankhurst, Emily Sutton, Alison Brown and Chris Naylor-Ballesteros, showcased their work at an event at Bloomsbury's offices on Tuesday 13th June. 

 

David Cameron gave a speech at Christie’s auction house in London on Monday 12th June, to celebrate the launch of Jamie Blackett’s The Enigma of Kidson: Portrait of an Eton Schoolmaster (Quiller). (Credit: Jo Anthony Photography)

 

Laura Dodsworth (centre) celebrated the launch of her new book Manhood: The Bare Reality (Pinter & Martin) on Saturday 10th June at wellbeing venue effraspace in Brixton. The title has gone on to become the publisher’s fastest ever selling book in its 20 year history. Dodsworth is pictured alongside Maria Pinter and Martin Wagner, co-founders of Pinter & Martin.  

 

Bonnier held its annual Summer Party on Saturday 10th June at group ceo Richard Johnson’s home in Chichester. Guests included (from left) Bonnier Publishing Australia’s ceo Tash Besliev, commissioning editor Angela Meyer (who won the Employee of the Year award), studio coordinator Mietta Yans and HR manager Adele Coultas.

 

The Bonnier Publishing USA team also travelled over for the event. 

 

Magnus McGrandle hand-delivered publicity flyers for his new book Short Ride on A Fast Machine (Sandstone Press) - about a young cycle courier - to independent bookshops and chains around London. He visited 25 bookshops in total and is pictured outside Broadway Bookshop in London Fields. 

 

A primary school in Grantham won a FCBG competition to have a 4m tall mural painted by award-winning author/illustrator David Litchfield on their school wall. Litchfield visited Huntingtower Community Primary Academy from Thursday 8th - Friday 9th June, during which time he held an assembly, visited several classes and helped students with their artwork/creative writing projects. 

 

Hannah Witton, Non Pratt and Lisa Williamson took part in a panel on Thursday 8th June, chaired by Buzzfeed’s Chelsey Pippin, to celebrate the launch of Non Pratt’s new novel Truth or Dare (Walker). 

 

On Thursday 8th June, 250 DK staff completed a fundraising walk for its charity partner of the year BookTrust. Participants, including (from left) Jane Bull, Sarah Larter, Maria Thomson and Ian Hudson, started at the DK office on the Strand and followed a guided walk along the Thames.

 

A team from BookTrust also took part. Collectively, the group trekked over 1,250 miles and raised more than £5,000.

 

Author Naomi Alderman won the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for her feminist science-fiction novel The Power (Viking). The award was presented on Wednesday 7th June at the Royal Festival Hall, London. 

 

Between Sunday 7th - Tuesday 9th May, a crew of 30 cyclists comprised of Hachette UK and Hachette Livre’s staff, friends, family and suppliers cycled over 200miles from the Hachette UK office in London to the Hachette-Livre headquarters in Paris. The team raised £12,000 for the National Literacy Trust.