Canongate experienced another “solid” year in 2016 which saw its turnover rise marginally to £8.5m, including an “encouraging” 6% increase in backlist sales which "bodes... Read more
Bonnier Zaffre has acquired three new crime thrillers from David Young.
Former Hachette US and Orion boss David Young is to succeed Sir Christopher Bland, long-serving chairman of Canongate Books, in January 2017.
For the first time J K Rowling's pseudonym Robert Galbraith has made the longlist for the £3,000 Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.... Read more
Chris Emerson, chief operating officer of Hachette UK, is to replace David Young as chair of the Hachette Livre Chief Operating Officers’ Board.
The Book Trade Charity thanked donors for their support at its annual party after they raised £184,000 in 2015.
Katie Espiner will begin her role as m.d. of Orion next month, it has been confirmed. Espiner, who is currently at HarperCollins’ imprint The Borough... Read more
Hachette UK has “identified an energetic and talented new generation to take over at Orion and Little, Brown” but the loss of Lisa Milton as... Read more
In a major shake-up of senior management at Orion, David Young is to retire as Orion c.e.o. at the end of this year, followed by... Read more
Malcolm Edwards is to leave the roles of deputy c.e.o. and publisher of Orion at the end of this year. Edwards, 65, will become chairman... Read more