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Profile weathers pandemic year with small dip in turnover

Indie publisher Profile has ended the financial year with a turnover of £12m, down just 1.5% on 2019, weathering a year that saw bookshops closed... Read more

PRH explores hybrid working as publishers rule out office vaccination requirement

Penguin Random House is exploring a hybrid model of working in the future and has joined other publishers in ruling out a requirement for staff to be vaccinated before... Read more

Lilliput and Profile join forces for Duncan novel

Adrian Duncan's third novel, The Geometer Lobachevsky, is to be published as a coedition between the Lilliput Press in Ireland and Profile Books in the UK... Read more

Serpent's Tail acquires Johal, Ogle and Oloixarac for 2022 list

Serpent's Tail is to publish an "iconic London debut" from novelist and short story writer Gurnaik Johal, a "bold" first novel from Waterstones bookseller Nat... Read more

'Be guided by your author,' urge Torrey Peters campaign managers

Being “guided by the author” and creating an empathic fan base were key ingredients in the success of Torrey Peters’ Detransition, Baby (Serpent’s Tail) and Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club (Viking)​, The... Read more

Publishers celebrate 'joys and challenges' of Pride Month with campaigns

Publishers are celebrating Pride Month this June with a myriad of creative initiatives, including partnering with educational charities and collaborating with bookshops. Read more

Cambridge historian Caputo wins £25k Ideas Prize

The Ideas Prize for non-fiction has been been awarded to historian Sara Caputo for her proposal Tracks on the Ocean. ... Read more

Profile snaps up infectious disease expert Farrar's take on Covid-19

Profile books will publish Spike – The Virus v The People: The Inside Story by leading scientist Sir Jeremy Farrar, one of the first experts to alert the... Read more

Profile lands Hillman's 'vital' China digital network investigation

Profile Books is to publish The Digital Silk Road: China's Quest to Wire the World and Win the Future by Jonathan E Hillman.... Read more

Profile acquires McGee's investigation into economic effects of racism

Profile has acquired Heather McGhee's investigation The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. ... Read more

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