Philip Jones reflects on Hachette's acquisition of Bookouture and what it means for both parties.
Being the biggest only makes sense if you can also be the best. Last year four of the 10 bestselling print titles of the year... 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
After more than six months and some of the most heated arguments I've ever seen in the book business (although rarely between the two protagonists)... Read more
In Nicholas Nickleby, “the Infant Phenomenon” Ninetta Crummles is hailed by her parents as a marvel of talent and acting ability; a pocket titan, ready... Read more
Leah Woodburn has joined Daniela Schlingmann Literary Scouting as publishing consultant, the organisation has announced.
Digital imprint Bookouture has signed 12 new Detective Kim Stone books from Angela Marsons, in a "major" deal.
Hachette's digital imprint Bookouture will publish Gone Before as the first title in a two-book deal with Sam Hepburn. ... Read more
Emma Layfield, picture book development director, North, has laid the foundations for Hachette to open five offices in the North of England later this year,... Read more
Author Dorothy Koomson has written an open letter to the publishing industry, in which she describes it as a “hostile environment for Black authors”. ... Read more