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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

Faber and Profile to publish two new Alan Bennett Talking Heads monologues

Faber and Profile Books are to publish two new Alan Bennett "Talking Heads" monologues, to be published together under the title Two Besides. ... Read more

Rights deals stack up for Kucharski's Rules of Contagion

Wellcome Collection and Profile Books' timely title The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread and Why They Stop by Adam Kucharski has been sold in 15 countries. ... Read more

Profile buys material physics book after 'hard-fought' auction

Profile Books will publish an exploration of condensed matter physics, The Physicks of Dirt by Felix Flicker.  Read more

Profile Books to publish 'much needed' celebration of British farm produce

Profile Books will publish a new book by Ned Palmer, author of A Cheesemonger's History of the British Isles. Read more

New Hitchman novel to Serpent's Tail

Profile imprint Serpent's Tail has acquired a "powerful" new historical novel by Beatrice Hitchman.  Read more

Profile and Wellcome sign Unsworth's postnatal depression memoir

Profile Books and the Wellcome Collection have signed the “searingly honest” memoir by Emma Jane Unsworth about postnatal depression. Read more

Peter Riley wins Profile Aitken Alexander Non-Fiction Prize

Herman Melville scholar Peter Riley has been named as the winner of the inaugural Profile Aitken Alexander Non-Fiction Prize worth £25,000 for the best début... Read more

Profile signs non-fiction from poet Cathy Park Hong

Profile Books will publish a “fearless work of creative non-fiction about racism in cultural pursuits” by award-winning poet Cathy Park Hong. Read more

Profile and Wellcome secure Shafak's manifesto for hopefulness

Profile Books and the Wellcome Collection will publish Elif Shafak’s manifesto offering “a rallying cry for hopefulness”. Read more

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