#Non-fiction

Publishing news filed under #Non-fiction


Slimming cookbook becomes fastest selling non-fiction book since records began

Pinch of Nom by Kate Allinson and Kay Featherstone sold 210,000 copies in three days, toppling Jamie Oliver and Peter KayFrom cheesecake-stuffed strawberries to diet cola chicken, a collection of slimming recipes which started life as a food blog has toppled political tomes and celebrity memoirs... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pinch of Nom becomes fastest-selling non-fiction title recorded

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s slimming cookbook Pinch of Nom (Bluebird), based on the authors’ food blog, has become the fastest-selling non-fiction title of the Nielsen BookScan era, selling a gastronomical 210,506 copies through the Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodley Head praises 'rich time' for non-fiction

Five Bodley Head authors discussed their upcoming books at a dinner in London’s Balthazar, with publishing director Stuart Williams praising the “rich time” for non-fiction books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tross leaves Hodder for Bookouture as Bord builds non-fiction list

Hodder crime and fiction publisher Ruth Tross is joining Bookouture as a publishing director while Claire Bord will start commissioning the digital imprint’s first non-fiction titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus launches new narrative non-fiction imprint Endeavour

Hachette's Octopus Publishing Group is launching a new narrative non-fiction imprint aiming to become "a home for new ideas, inspiring stories and fresh takes on the world". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zeitgeist non-fiction, Scots-language kids’ titles and YA the bedrock at B&W

Black & White Publishing enters its third decade on the back of a superb, near-record set of results, spurred by strong sales of rugby player Doddie Weir’s memoir. Its co-founders discuss the year ahead. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Drummond Moir joins Ebury, as two non-fiction hubs created

Drummond Moir is joining Ebury from Hodder in the role of deputy publisher, as the Penguin Random House division announces the launch of two new narrative non-fiction hubs. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodley Head to publish Cooke's 'lucid and brilliant' non-fiction

The Bodley Head is publishing a new "important" non-fiction book by journalist Rachel Cooke, called The Reckoning. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lingwood joins Octopus to launch new narrative non-fiction imprint

Jake Lingwood, who left Ebury in October after more than 20 years, is joining Hachette's Octopus Publishing to launch a new non-fiction imprint specialised in first-person narratives. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clare Mackintosh to make non-fiction debut in countryside memoir

Clare Mackintosh is making her non-fiction debut with a memoir about family life in the countryside: A Cotswold Family Life. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children’s wins five-way auction for Dougie Poynter’s non-fiction

Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB) has won the five-way auction for Dougie Poynter’s non-fiction in a two book deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Janklow & Nesbit reaps the rewards of investing in 'smart non-fiction'

West London-based literary agency Janklow & Nesbit has been one of the progenitors of the "brainy non-fiction" trend of recent vintage, with a number of big books and deals coming from the Will Francis-led outfit. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers pronounce psychological thriller trend over, back smart non-fiction

Early signs suggest the market has moved on from psychological suspense novels and darker fiction, in favour of more uplifting, book-club titles and smart women’s fiction, publishers have told The Bookseller ahead of Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribe 'recommits' to European non-fiction with three deals

Scribe has commissioned three “fascinating forays into European non-fiction” as part of its “recommitment” to the genre. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-fiction drives Children's growth in 2018

While the Children's market as a whole has plateaued in value since leaping 7% in 2016, with the full-year for 2017 posting a razor-thin 0.07% in growth, the Children's Non-Fiction category is booming in 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Kay runs away with longest-running non-fiction number one

Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt (Picador) has swiped the Weekly E-Ranking number one spot for a third week on the trot, making the junior doctor memoir the longest-running non-fiction number one in the chart’s history. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin strengthens licensing and non-fiction team

Puffin, a division of Penguin Random House Children’s, is strengthening its non-fiction and licensed publishing by promoting Ruth Knowles and hiring Jamie Coleman. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-fiction and middle grade the growth areas for children’s publishing

Children’s independents say they are seeing growth in the market, particularly in non-fiction and middle grade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meditative non-fiction beats the celebs in Ireland

Sales of non-fiction in Ireland, and much of the nation’s publishing, has moved away from big-money celebrity and onto more authentic, enduring voices.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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