Assessing the mood of the London Book Fair after just one full day of activity may be difficult, but then judging it at the end... Read more
This time last year I wrote that we were just beginning to see the future shape of conglomerate publishing as the merger of Random... Read more
Can trade publishers develop consumer brands, and effectively market and sell their content direct? More importantly, can they do this without undermining what is for... Read more
HQ has made two non-fiction acquisitions: Have Yourself a Very British Christmas, a "laugh-out-loud" guide to the great British Christmas by journalist Rhodri Marsden and Solo Food, a cookbook... Read more
This year's London Book Fair saw announcements from former children's laureate Michael Morpurgo and comedian Ruby Wax, while author Sophia Bennett picked up the trophy for... Read more
HarperCollins has signed a six-figure deal with Lionel Shriver for world English-language rights to Property.
HarperCollins imprint Mills & Boon has launched Dare, a new series of “sexually graphic storytelling [with] strong, independent women and sizzling hot heroes”.
HarperCollins has bagged two further Hercule Poirot novels by crime writer Sophie Hannah.
Stephanie Merritt, author of historical crime fiction under the pseudonym S J Parris, has signed a six-figure, two-book deal for UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding... Read more
Barbara Taylor Bradford has signed a four-book deal with HarperCollins for a new historical fiction series.