The announcement of a new imprint might seem like another corporate PR exercise. Why bother when few - if any - readers buy a book... Read more
YA author Annabel Pitcher talks about her new book Silence is Goldfish (Orion, published in October), in which teenage girl Tess has to deal with... Read more
White Rabbit will publish Lenny Kaye's “carpet ride of rock 'n' roll’s most influential movements and moments”.
Orion Spring has acquired a collection of “lyrical and political” poetry about modern womanhood, What Kind of Woman, from American writer and Instagram poet Kate Baer. ... Read more
Lettice Franklin and Federico Andornino have been promoted to publishing directors at Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Seven Dials will publish Linda McCartney’s Family Kitchen: Over 90 Plant-based Recipes to Save the Planet and Nourish the Soul, by Linda, Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney. ... Read more
Winnie M Li’s #MeToo-inspired novel has sold in the US to Emily Bestler Books/Atria at Simon & Schuster for “a substantial" six-figure sum in a five-way auction with several other major territories... Read more
Orion will publish a memoir from Bobby Gillespie, Tenement Kid, after White Rabbit publisher Lee Brackstone spent a decade urging the Primal Scream frontman to write one. ... Read more
Richard King will move from Orion to Bookouture to head a new in-house rights team.
Alex Michaelides’ novel The Silent Patient has reached 50 foreign sales, described as “a record-breaker" for a thriller debut.