Tagged: Profile Books

The profits from publishing: a publisher's perspective

Andrew Franklin, m.d. of Profile Books, offers a publisher's perspective on the issue of author pay. Read more

Souvenir rush-publishes Brown academic's guide to kids after four-way auction

Souvenir Press is rush-publishing a New York Times bestseller childcare guide, Cribsheet, by Brown University professor Emily Oster following a four-publisher auction.... Read more

Clarke signs two-book deal with Serpent's Tail

Serpent’s Tail has bought two books from British novelist James Clarke, including "an extraordinary portrait of a Lancashire valley and its inhabitants". Read more

Profile and Aitken Alexander create academics' non-fiction prize

Profile Books and Aitken Alexander have launched the Profile Aitken Alexander Non-Fiction Prize, awarded to the best debut trade non-fiction proposal from an academic.... Read more

Profile's Wellcome for Parker's tech-body 'hack'

Profile Books will publish former soldier and double amputee Harry Parker’s “personal and eye-opening look at how science and tech are ‘hacking’ our bodies”, Hybrid... Read more

Profile wins auction for 'compelling' UK prison system investigation

Profile Books has won a six-way auction to publish former probation officer Eleanor Fellowes’ investigation into the UK’s prison system. Read more

Profile snaps up 'eye-opening' Beryl Burton biography

Profile Books will publish a biography of “legendary” Yorkshire cyclist Beryl Burton, through its Pursuit imprint in 2021. Read more

Continued audio growth for big publishers as new players enter market

Audiobook sales are continuing to rocket, with a number of the biggest publishers in the space confirming they are still experiencing “strong double-digit growth” year... Read more

Souvenir Press moves to Profile Books

Profile Books is taking over the publishing operations of Souvenir Press following the death of its founder, Ernest Hecht, earlier this year. Read more

In rude health: the publishing partnership that has paid dividends

Kirty Topiwala, publisher at the Wellcome Collection, reveals how the not-for-profit organisation’s evolving partnership with Profile Books has breathed new life into the museum's publishing output.... Read more

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