Comedian Ian Moore’s mystery series Follet Valley, including the first book Death and Croissants (Farrago), has been optioned for TV by the company behind Agatha Raisin.... Read more
The "majority of publishing assets" of the late Peter Mayer’s company Duckworth have been acquired by independent Prelude Books for an undisclosed sum.... Read more
Duckworth has acquired The Friendship Cure, an exploration of the art and science of friendship by journalist Kate Leaver.
Duckworth is to publish an examination of the crimes of William Dathan Holbert, who killed five American expats in Panama, entitled The Jolly Roger Social... Read more
Nikki Griffiths, former publishing director at Duckworth Publishing, has joined Melville House UK as managing director and will be based in the company's London headquarters.... Read more
From Sotheby's to school, here are the latest pictures of the week.
Gerald Duckworth & Co. Publishers has acquired Sick in the Head by award winning Hollywood director, writer and producer Judd Apatow.
John Spurling has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his novel set in imperial China, The Ten Thousand Things (Duckworth), a... Read more
Dylan Jones, editor of GQ, talks about what inspired his new book. Read more