Myrmidon has signed a companion guide to cult TV drama "Breaking Bad".
It is the independent publisher's first ever non-fiction book.The publisher signed UK rights in Wanna Cook? The Complete, Unofficial Breaking Bad Companion by Ensley F Guffey and K Dale Koontz from ECW Press in Canada.
Ed Handyside, publisher at Myrmidon, said: "Expansion into non-fiction was always a feature on our horizon and this excellent volume is a sound beginning. Wanna Cook? is a unique and expertly written companion guide to the hit TV series 'Breaking Bad' and will appeal to existing fans as well as those new to and curious about it.”
Myrmidon has previously published fiction, including Man Asian Literary Prize-winner, Tan Twan Eng.
Wanna Cook? is a 500-page paperback covering every episode of "Breaking Bad", from filming details to overall themes. Guffey and Koontz are both pop culture writers who have written scholarly essays on films and TV.
The book is set for publication in April 2014, to coincide with the BAFTA awards, where the TV programme is expected to feature among the nominations. "Breaking Bad" follows an American chemistry teacher called Walter White, who begins making drugs after discovering he has cancer.